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# royal-irish-constabulary - Thursday 9 January, 2020

The RIC commemoration was dropped - but here's what else is scheduled for this 'challenging' centenary year

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

# royal-irish-constabulary - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Charlie Flanagan 'shocked by nastiness and vitriol' he received over RIC commemoration

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

# royal-irish-constabulary - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Explainer: Who were the RIC?

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

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' Exclusive

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

'An error of judgement': Martin criticises RIC commemoration but says those attending should be respected

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

# royal-irish-constabulary - Monday 6 January, 2020

Dr Mary McAuliffe: Debate about an RIC commemoration needs more than a Black and Tans hashtag

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

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

# royal-irish-constabulary - Sunday 5 January, 2020

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

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

# royal-irish-constabulary - Sunday 1 May, 2016

New book argues RIC was not a 'colonial oppressive police force'

The book, written by a serving garda sergeant, pays tribute to the 46 Irish RIC men who were killed during the War of Independence.

# royal-irish-constabulary - Saturday 25 January, 2014

The story behind a Dublin chorus girl's British Military Medal

Louisa Nolan’s acts even made headlines in the US.

# royal-irish-constabulary - Friday 5 October, 2012

Irish War of Independence exhibition to mark centenary of The Fianna Convention History This post contains images

Irish War of Independence exhibition to mark centenary of The Fianna Convention

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