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# royal-irish-constabulary - Thursday 9 January, 2020

The RIC commemoration was dropped - but here's what else is scheduled for this 'challenging' centenary year
# 1920
# 1920

The RIC commemoration was dropped - but here's what else is scheduled for this 'challenging' centenary year

Jan 9th 2020, 6:50 AM 27,990 Views 52 Comments

The government has said commemorating the period will be “challenging” but how did that lead to the RIC controversy?

# royal-irish-constabulary - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Charlie Flanagan 'shocked by nastiness and vitriol' he received over RIC commemoration
# Backlash
# Backlash

Charlie Flanagan 'shocked by nastiness and vitriol' he received over RIC commemoration

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 11:01 AM 35,751 Views 136 Comments

The chair of the Expert Advisory Group also described the planning as ‘a bit of a mess’.

# royal-irish-constabulary - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Explainer: Who were the RIC?
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Explainer: Who were the RIC?

Jan 7th 2020, 8:30 PM 37,886 Views 42 Comments

The Government’s controversial commemoration had been the subject of much criticism this week.

The government has cancelled this month's contentious RIC commemoration event
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# Royal Irish Constabulary

The government has cancelled this month's contentious RIC commemoration event

Updated Jan 7th 2020, 6:47 PM 171,989 Views 359 Comments

The government had come in for sustained criticism over the scheduling of the event.

Diarmaid Ferriter: Expert Advisory Group 'did not recommend State commemoration of the RIC'
# Controversy
# Controversy

Diarmaid Ferriter: Expert Advisory Group 'did not recommend State commemoration of the RIC'

Jan 7th 2020, 2:58 PM 48,806 Views 86 Comments

Ferriter, a member of the EAG, told TheJournal.ie today that the group had envisioned an academic event such as a conference or seminar.

'An error of judgement': Martin criticises RIC commemoration but says those attending should be respected
# RIC
# RIC

'An error of judgement': Martin criticises RIC commemoration but says those attending should be respected

Updated Jan 7th 2020, 2:10 PM 44,253 Views 223 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said the event “should be cancelled”.

# royal-irish-constabulary - Monday 6 January, 2020

Dr Mary McAuliffe: Debate about an RIC commemoration needs more than a Black and Tans hashtag
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# 1920

Dr Mary McAuliffe: Debate about an RIC commemoration needs more than a Black and Tans hashtag

Jan 6th 2020, 6:30 PM 56,366 Views 105 Comments

The controversy around the RIC commemoration is entirely understandable, but it’s not that simple, writes Dr Mary McAuliffe.

Varadkar says it's 'regrettable' that some politicians will boycott RIC commemoration service
# Royal Irish Constabulary
# Royal Irish Constabulary

Varadkar says it's 'regrettable' that some politicians will boycott RIC commemoration service

Updated Jan 6th 2020, 5:35 PM 49,802 Views 197 Comments

The government recently said it will commemorate those who served in the force prior to Irish independence.

# royal-irish-constabulary - Sunday 5 January, 2020

'Revisionism gone too far': Clare mayor to boycott Royal Irish Constabulary commemoration service
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# Cathal Crowe

'Revisionism gone too far': Clare mayor to boycott Royal Irish Constabulary commemoration service

Jan 5th 2020, 11:34 AM 48,884 Views 185 Comments

The government recently said it will commemorate those who served in the force prior to Irish independence.

# royal-irish-constabulary - Sunday 1 May, 2016

New book argues RIC was not a 'colonial oppressive police force'
# Forgotten
# Forgotten

New book argues RIC was not a 'colonial oppressive police force'

May 1st 2016, 9:30 PM 34,705 Views 165 Comments

The book, written by a serving garda sergeant, pays tribute to the 46 Irish RIC men who were killed during the War of Independence.

# royal-irish-constabulary - Saturday 25 January, 2014

The story behind a Dublin chorus girl's British Military Medal
# History Lesson
# History Lesson

The story behind a Dublin chorus girl's British Military Medal

Jan 25th 2014, 5:30 PM 10,226 Views 16 Comments

Louisa Nolan’s acts even made headlines in the US.

# royal-irish-constabulary - Friday 5 October, 2012

Irish War of Independence exhibition to mark centenary of The Fianna Convention
# History
# History

Irish War of Independence exhibition to mark centenary of The Fianna Convention

Oct 5th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,634 Views 14 Comments

The exhibition includes uniforms, weaponry, photographs, newspaper clippings and other memorabilia from the time.