Application Process

ARCOIreland must remain representative, relevant, and viable into the future.

All commissioned officers on retirement from Óglaigh na hÉireann, or those who have taken early retirement and remain active in the workplace, are invited and encouraged to apply for membership of ARCOIreland.

The ARCOIreland Membership Application Form incorporates an authorisation for payment of the annual subscription from the applicant’s military pension.  For non-pension applicants, the subscription is paid by bank standing order in consultation with ARCOIreland’s Honorary Treasurer.

In accordance with ARCOIreland’s Data Protection and Privacy Policy, the retention and usage of the personal information provided on the Membership Application Form will be used solely for the purpose of membership and subscription records, and for communications including the text-a-message service.

When submitting your application form, two options are available:

You can print, complete and scan/photograph the application form and send it as an email attachment to, or,

You can complete it electronically using the Fill & Sign facility available on the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (PDF) (downloadable free).  

To do this simply:

  • Download and save the application form to your own device.
  • Click the Fill & Sign icon which is in the list of options to the right of the form.
  • Click Fill & Sign under the icon You when this appears.
  • Complete and sign the form using the buttons on the bar above the form.
  • Save it and sent it as an email attachment to