Seminar on the History of the RIC, 7 September 2013

Optimized.RIC_Horse_BadgeThe Reform Group is holding a seminar on the history of the Royal Irish Constabulary, in September.

Time and date: Saturday, 7 September 2013, at 2.00 pm.

Venue: Wynn’s Hotel, Middle Abbey Street, Dublin.

The seminar will be opened by Pascal Donohoe TD, Minister of State for European Affairs, and chaired by Dermot Meleady, author of Redmond: the Parnellite.

The speakers will be:–

Eunan O’Halpin, Professor of History at Trinity College Dublin.

Jim Herlihy, retired member of An Garda Síochána, who has written a history of the RIC.

Jim McDonald, historian from Belfast, and member of the George Cross Foundation.

Tom Carew, former trade union official, whose grandfather served in the RIC in Co. Kilkenny.

All are welcome to attend.

Picture courtesy of Royal Irish Constabulary heritage website.