Tales of the Royal Irish Constabulary (1921)
Book ID: 64751
Tales of the R.I.C. Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1921. Sixth Impression. Pp 314. Pale green cloth boards, title lettered in black to upper cover and spine. A nice copy.
Established in 1822 and disbanded in 1922 after the height of violence in 1921, the Royal Irish Constabulary served as a general police force in Ireland. It had to deal with the Volunteers on both sides of the Home Rule squabbles, enforce the unpopular land laws, and keep order throughout the Sinn Fein uprising.
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