46 Men Dead: The Royal Irish Constabulary in County Tipperary 1919-22

46 Men Dead: The Royal Irish Constabulary in County Tipperary 1919-22

by John Reynolds

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Overview

This thought-provoking book shows that the Irish War of Independence in County Tipperary was a microcosm for the wider battles. The popular image of the RIC is that they were the 'eyes and ears of Dublin Castle', an oppressive colonial force policing its

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848892729
Publisher: Gill Books
Publication date: 12/31/2016
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: 'Omnipotent and Omniscient' 1

1 'Six Dead Policemen': The Soloheadbeg Ambush and its Consequences 31

2 An 'Outbreak of Shinnerea': March to December 1920 73

3 The Storm before the Calm: January to July 1921 107

4 The 'Unemployable Period': Truce, Treaty and Disbandinent 141

Conclusion 161

Appendix 1 RIC Barracks in North Tipperary, 1919 176

Appendix 2 RIC Barracks in South Tipperary, 1919 177

Appendix 3 RIC Deaths in County Tipperary, 1919-22 178

Endnotes 180

Bibliography 202

Index 212

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