Tag Archives: Maj Gen

Major-General Maureen O’Brien UNHQ – May 2021

Major-General Maureen O’Brien has been appointed as Deputy Military Advisor to the UN Secretary-General, based in UN Headquarters, New York. Her appointment follows a tour of overseas duty on the Golan Heights as UNDOF’s Deputy Force Commander, in the rank of Brigadier-General. She was the first female officer of the Defence Forces to attain the […]

Maj. Gen. J. J. Barry RIP

ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Major General John J. (J. J.) Barry of Baily, Howth, County Dublin on May 24, 2020 in his 96th year. Beloved husband of the late Kitty and much loved father of Michael, Paul, Anne, Joey and Virginia; lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his children, […]

Maj. Gen. Kevin Murphy RIP

ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Major General F. K. (Kevin) Murphy of Salthill, County Galway and Newbridge, County Kildare, a member of 20 Cadet Class (1946 – 1948) who served as both Quartermaster General and Adjutant General of the Defence Forces. Unexpectedly and peacefully on Sunday 28th July 2019. Beloved […]

Retirement – Major General Kieran Brennan

Major General Kieran Brennan, the Deputy Chief of Staff (Operations), retires from the Defence Forces on the 19th of June 2019. During his long and distinguished career, Major General Brennan served in a wide range of appointments, both at home and overseas. A presentation to mark Major General Brennan’s retirement will be held in the […]

Maj. Gen. Liam Prendergast RIP

ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Major General Liam Prendergast of Walshestown, Newbridge, County Kildare on 10th March, 2019. Peacefully, in his 97th year, in the loving care of the staff at Lourdesville Nursing Home, County Kildare. Loving husband of the late Kay. Sadly missed by his loving children Barbara (Teehan), […]

Retirement – Major General Kevin Cotter

Major General Kevin Cotter, the Deputy Chief of Staff (Support), retires from the Defence Forces on the 1st of April, 2019. During his long and distinguished career, Major General Cotter served in a wide range of appointments, both at home and overseas. A presentation to mark Major General Cotter’s retirement will be held in the […]

Retirement – Maj Gen Mick Beary

Major General Mick Beary retired recently from the Defence Forces after almost 45 years service. During his career he served in a wide variety of units and appointments. At home these included: School Commandant of the Command and Staff School, Director of Training, Commandant of the Military College and General Officer Commanding 2 Brigade. His […]

Maj. Gen. Carl Dodd RIP

ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Major General Carl Dodd of Newbridge, County Kildare on 18th September 2018. Sadly missed by Frances, Lucy, Fionn, Tom, Anne, Sam, Alan and Muriel, Defence Forces colleagues, extended family, neighbours and friends. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam uasal A native of Mallow, County […]

Maj. Gen. Charles McGuinn RIP

RIP

ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Major General Charles J. McGuinn, Old Leighlin Road, Leighlinbridge, Carlow. Suddenly and peacefully on Friday, 12th August 2016. Predeceased by his beloved daughter Hilary, loving husband of Ella and much loved father to Berna & Elaine. Deeply regretted by his loving sons-in-law Len, David & Simon, […]

Maj. Gen. Michael F. Minehane RIP

RIP

ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Major General Michael F. (Mick) Minehane of Leopardstown, Dublin and late of Bantry. On Sunday 11 August 2013, peacefully at the Beacon Hospital. Beloved husband of Maura and father of Michéal, Ann, Cathal and Niamh. Sadly missed by his family, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, brothers, sister, […]

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