Seminar on the History of the RIC, 7 September 2013

Optimized.RIC_Horse_BadgeThe Reform Group seminar on the history of the Royal Irish Constabulary.

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

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

Opened by Pascal Donohoe TD, Minister of State for European Affairs, and chaired by Dermot Meleady, author of Redmond: the Parnellite.

Speakers:–
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.

‪Pascal Donohoe’s opening address

Jim McDonald, former chairman of the RUC George Cross Foundation

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

Jim Herlihy, Irish Police Historian and Genealogist

Tom Carew, former trade union official

 

Picture courtesy of Royal Irish Constabulary heritage website.