Category Archives: Deceased Officers

Brig Gen James Connolly RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Brigadier-General James Connolly of Coolnevaun, Kilmacud, County Dublin, who passed away peacefully on Thursday, 24th November 2022, in the loving care of Newtownpark House Nursing Home. Dearly beloved husband of the late Catherine (Kitty) devoted and much-loved father of Jessica, John (Seán), Joanna, Katherine, and […]

Capt Gerry Wright RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain Gerard Anthony (Gerry) Wright of Rathfarnham, Dublin, peacefully, on Friday 18th November 2022, in the gentle care of the staff of Parke House nursing home, Kilcock. Adored and beloved husband of Maeve (nee Edge). Gerry will deeply missed by his heartbroken wife, his children […]

Col Mick Moriarty RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Colonel Michael (Mick) Moriarty of Kilmacud, Dublin on 3rd November 2022, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his wife Anne. He will be greatly missed by his children John, Niamh and Daragh, his adored grandchildren James, Myles and Ishaan, son-in-law Robert […]

Comdt Diarmuid O’Donoghue RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant Diarmuid O’Donoghue of 66 Ashbrook, Oranmore, County Galway. On September 26th, 2022, suddenly at home surrounded by his loving family. Sadly missed by his loving partner Elaine Fahy, heartbroken children Aisling, Róisín and Ronan, son-in-law Ryan, parents Ray and Frances, sisters Síle and Orla, […]

Lt Col Frank O’Donovan RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant-Colonel Frank O’Donovan, Fairyhill, Blackrock, County Dublin. On August 31st, 2022, peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Ashford House Nursing Home. Predeceased recently by his loving wife Kit. He will be greatly missed by his adoring children Hannah, Mark, Isobel and Edmond […]

Maj Gen Vinny Savino RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Major-General Vincent Francis (Vinny) Savino, Fernhill Park, Manor Estate, Dublin 12 on 28th  August 2022. Peacefully at home in the wonderful care of his loving family and carers. Beloved husband and best friend of Catherine (Kate) for 65 years and loving father of Gina, Anna, […]

Comdt John Byrne RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant John Byrne, a member of 40 Cadet Class. John passed away peacefully at the Beacon Hospital Dublin on Tuesday 16th August 2022 following a short illness. His funeral Mass was held at Arklow Parish Church on Friday 19th August 2022 followed by cremation at […]

Lt Col Ned Cusack RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death, at the age of 103, of Lieutenant-Colonel Ned Cusack, Gortachalla, Moycullen, County Galway and formerly of Mitchelstown, County Cork. Ned died peacefully at home on Tuesday, 16th August 2022. Predeceased by his dearly beloved wife Eileen, and much-loved father of Jim, Eleanor, Anne, Eamon, Maura, Rosemary […]

Comdt Pat Donnelly RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death, on Friday 12th August 2022, of Commandant Patrick (Pat) Donnelly of Terenure, Dublin. Peacefully, in the company of his family, while in the tender care of the doctors and nurses at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. Sadly missed and deeply regretted by his loving wife Carmel […]

Comdt Kevin Geraghty RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant Kevin Geraghty, Castleview, Carrigtwohill, County Cork and formerly of Dowdallshill, Dundalk, County Louth. On July 23rd, 2022, peacefully, in the exceptional care of the GEMS Ward staff at Cork University Hospital. Beloved husband of Mary and dear father of Susan (Rohan), Denis, Roy, Darren, […]

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