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# ric - Saturday 15 February, 2020

An Garda Síochána considered place for RUC in force's museum as part of Decade of Centenaries
# Dublin Castle
# Dublin Castle

An Garda Síochána considered place for RUC in force's museum as part of Decade of Centenaries

Feb 15th 2020, 10:00 PM 33,064 Views 55 Comments

The proposal was one of a number of considerations put forward by the force last year.

# ric - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Justice Department tried to soothe 'nonsense' RIC commemoration concerns
# Department Of Justice
# Department Of Justice

Justice Department tried to soothe 'nonsense' RIC commemoration concerns

Feb 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 19,539 Views 10 Comments

Internal records show how controversy started to build from 2 January – three days before the Clare mayor announced his boycott.

# ric - Monday 10 February, 2020

Timmy Dooley loses out as FF mayor who started RIC boycott wins seat in Clare
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Timmy Dooley loses out as FF mayor who started RIC boycott wins seat in Clare

Feb 10th 2020, 3:38 PM 22,768 Views 19 Comments

Michael McNamara (Independent) and Violet Anne Wynne (Sinn Féin) were also elected on the same count.

# ric - Saturday 11 January, 2020

The Explainer: Why #blackandtans was trending in 2020 - and what's next for State commemorations?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why #blackandtans was trending in 2020 - and what's next for State commemorations?

Jan 11th 2020, 8:00 AM 13,118 Views 8 Comments

We’re joined by two experts to discuss what went wrong and what we can learn from it.

# ric - Friday 10 January, 2020

Taoiseach refuses to be drawn on future of RIC commemoration
# Commemorations
# Commemorations

Taoiseach refuses to be drawn on future of RIC commemoration

Jan 10th 2020, 6:26 PM 17,253 Views 72 Comments

Varadkar was asked about the renewed success of the rebel song Come Out Ye Black and Tans.

# ric - 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 28,029 Views 52 Comments

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

# ric - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

United Ireland is 'further away' now due to RIC commemoration fall out - Varadkar
# Irish Unity
# Irish Unity

United Ireland is 'further away' now due to RIC commemoration fall out - Varadkar

Jan 8th 2020, 6:36 PM 40,638 Views 209 Comments

He pointed to opposition politicians and said an unnecessary controversy was caused.

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 35,897 Views 136 Comments

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

# ric - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Explainer: Who were the RIC?
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Explainer: Who were the RIC?

Jan 7th 2020, 8:30 PM 38,466 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
# Royal Irish Constabulary
# Royal Irish Constabulary

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

Updated Jan 7th 2020, 6:47 PM 172,065 Views 360 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 48,868 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 44,278 Views 223 Comments

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

# ric - 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 56,511 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 49,832 Views 197 Comments

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

# ric - Sunday 5 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 5th 2020, 11:34 AM 48,928 Views 185 Comments

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

# ric - Saturday 23 February, 2019

'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence
# Military Archives
# Military Archives

'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence

Feb 23rd 2019, 10:00 AM 27,774 Views 48 Comments

The Brigade Activity Files are the latest release by the Military Service Pensions Collection.

# ric - 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 34,836 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.

# ric - Friday 29 April, 2016

# ric - Sunday 4 November, 2012

How holy ‘apparitions’ pressed pause on War of Independence
# History
# History

How holy ‘apparitions’ pressed pause on War of Independence

Nov 4th 2012, 8:45 AM 13,762 Views 27 Comments

Visitations of the Virgin Mary to a teenage boy and ‘bleeding’ statues in Templemore, Co Tipperary seized the country – even causing Michael Collins to get involved in the mysterious case.

# ric - 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 6,644 Views 14 Comments

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