Category Archives: Deceased Officers

Lt Col Seán Hennessy RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant-Colonel Seán Hennessy, Dún Aongus, Cork Road, Fermoy, County Cork. Seán passed away peacefully on June 28th 2022 in his 99th year in the loving care of his family. Beloved husband of the late Eileen (née Coughlan) and much-loved father of Margaret, Ann, Deirdre , […]

Lt Col Mick Nolan RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Michael (Mick – ‘Spike’) Nolan of Montenotte, Cork City and formerly of Newbridge, County Kildare. On June 26th, 2022, peacefully, in the tender loving care of the staff at the Mercy University Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Dearly beloved husband of Ann […]

Capt Johnny Martin RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain John (Johnny) Martin of Dalkey, County Dublin, on June 17th, 2022 (peacefully) in the compassionate care of the staff at Beechfield Manor Nursing Home, with his family by his side. Beloved husband of Joyce; loving Dad to Johnny, Graeme, Justin, and Ross. Sadly missed […]

Lt Eddie Cassidy RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Eamonn (Eddie) Cassidy, Aille an Phreacháin, Furbo, Galway  and formerly of Coolmine, Dublin. On May 24th, 2022 unexpectedly but peacefully at home with his wife Patricia by his side. Predeceased by his parents Peadar and Una Cassidy and by his brother-in-law Ben Mulhall. Eamonn […]

Comdt Eddie Fitzgerald RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant Eddie Fitzgerald, Ash Haven, Oranmore, formerly College Road, Galway and Whitebeam Avenue, Athlone. On 21st May 2022 Eddie died peacefully at University College Hospital, Galway with his beloved wife Helen, sons Stuart and Ed and only daughter Clodagh by his side. Dearly loved and […]

Lt Col Gordon Birch RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant-Colonel Gordon Birch, Church View, Rathangan, County Kildare. Peacefully, on 21st May 2022 after a short illness, surrounded by the love of his life Elizabeth and his children Jackie, Caroline, Rodney, Malcolm, Nicola and Brian. He will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by his […]

Comdt Tony White RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant Thomas (Tony) White of Saint Joseph’s Park, Nenagh, County Tipperary and late of Ballyforan, Ballinasloe, County Roscommon. On May 10th 2022, peacefully, at home, in the presence of his loving family. Predeceased by his parents Dan and Kathleen (Reenie) White and his sister Joanne. […]

Comdt Brian Kavanagh RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant Brian Kavanagh of Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, and formerly of Newbridge, County Kildare and of Boher, County Westmeath. On 30th April 2022, peacefully at the Beacon Hospital, Dublin. Beloved husband of Mary. Sadly missed by his family, son Tom, daughters Philomena, Anne-Marie and Helen, daughter-in-law […]

Capt Brendan Lynch RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain Brendan Lynch of County Roscommon, Cork City, Dungarvan County Waterford, and County Dublin. On 23rd April 2022, courageously, at Saint Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown after a hard-fought battle. Sadly missed by his loving and heartbroken wife Wendy, sons Eoin, Eric and Killian, stepdaughter Thérèse, daughters-in-law, […]

Lt Col George Staunton RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant-Colonel George Staunton of Ashbrook Gardens, Ennis Road, Limerick City on Tuesday, 5th April 2022. Formerly of Tuam and Dublin, and late of Castletroy Golf Club. Beloved husband of the late Jackie. Sadly missed by his loving sons Brian and Colonel Mark, daughters Ciara (Murphy) […]