The 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.
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.