Category Archives: Events

Two Reminders for our Members

REMINDER 1: The Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Seán Clancy, has issued an invitation to ARCO members to this year’s Defence Forces Veterans’ Day. The ceremony takes place on Sunday, 1st October, in McKee Barracks, Dublin, commencing at 1400 hours. A representative group from ONET and IUNVA will parade, and will be reviewed by the Minister […]

Defence Forces Veterans’ Day 2023

The Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Seán Clancy, has issued an invitation to ARCO members to this year’s Defence Forces Veterans’ Day. The ceremony takes place on Sunday, 1st October, in McKee Barracks, Dublin, commencing at 1400 hours. To demonstrate solidarity with Óglaigh na hÉireann during these challenging times, the Executive Committee strongly encourages ARCO members […]

ARCO’s Panel Discussion – 26th July 2023

On Wednesday, 26th July 2023, ARCO hosted a Panel Discussion on Military Career Transition to the Civil Service at the Cedar and Cypress Rooms in the UCD University Club. This successful event, in our networking and outreach programmes, attracted a large and diverse audience of both retired and serving Defence Forces personnel, as well as […]

Rededication of the National Army Monument, Glasnevin Cemetery, 30th July 2023

On Sunday, 30 July 2023, representatives of ARCO attended the Rededication of the National Army Monument in Glasnevin Cemetery, honouring personnel of the National Army who died during the Civil War, June 1922 – April 1923. An Taoiseach, Mr Leo Varadkar T.D., the Tánaiste and Minister for Defence, Mr Micheál Martin T.D., and the Chief […]

Military Career Transition to the Civil Service

Register for ARCO’s Panel Discussion “Military Career Transition to the Civil Service” in the Cedar and Cypress Rooms UCD, Belfield, on 26th July, 1830 – 2100, via Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/military-career-transition-to-the-civil-service-tickets-672888195707?aff=oddtdtcreator Join us for an enlightening panel discussion on Military Career Transition to the Civil Service, hosted by the Association of Retired Commissioned Officers (ARCO). This […]

100th Anniversary of The Defence Forces School of Music

The Defence Forces School of Music celebrates its one hundredth anniversary this year. As part of the celebrations all three bands of the Defence Forces will perform, separately and together, on Sunday 11th June 2023 at The National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin D07 XKV4. Entry to the event is free and, in the […]

Cormac Kirwan’s Fundraising Challenge 2023

Cormac Kirwan, CEO of ONE, is taking on the “Hell & Back” challenge, generating funds for professional services in support of homeless and struggling Defence Forces Veterans. ONE supports the needs of Irish veterans by providing accommodation in its four Veterans’ Homes in Dublin, Letterkenny, Athlone and Cobh and the provision of other advice and […]

Attendance at the Consultative Forum on International Security Policy

The Tánaiste, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Micheál Martin, recently announced his intention to convene a Consultative Forum on International Security Policy to start a discussion on Ireland’s foreign and security policy.  See: https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/e2a6b-consultative-forum-on-international-security-policy/?referrer=http://www.gov.ie/consultativeforum/# The Forum is designed to build public understanding and generate discussions on Ireland’s foreign, security, and defence policies. […]

100th Anniversary of the establishment of the Signal Corps

  Ceremonies marking the 100th Anniversary of the establishment of the Signal Corps take place in the Curragh Camp on Thursday, 22nd June 2023. All those who have served in the Signal Corps/CIS Corps are invited to attend this historic event. A full programme of events has been planned, beginning at 1000hrs. Veterans may bring […]

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