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Irish police and military



National police


RIC records

  

RIC List (or RIC Directory) 1840 to 1922




Dublin police



Belfast police



Post-1922 military



Timeline of national police

1814 	Peace Preservation Force 

1822	County Constabulary
	Enforced collection of Protestant Tithes from Catholics in Tithe War.

1836	Irish Constabulary
	Armed. 
	Opposed Young Irelanders.
	Opposed Fenians.

1867	Royal Irish Constabulary
	Assisted evictions in Land War.
	Heavy casualties in War of Independence.

1922	In south, disbanded, and Gardai formed.
	In north, became RUC.



Timeline of Dublin police

1786	Dublin police

1836	Dublin Metropolitan Police
	Unarmed.
	Not involved in political matters.
	Only 2 killed on duty in 1882-1916 period.
	Not heavily involved in War of Independence.

1925	Amalgamated into Gardai.


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