Mr Brendan McAvinue will present a lecture which examines the history of the Royal Irish Constabulary from 1836 to 1922. Was it a necessary Irish police force or an imposed oppressive colonial force?
Brendan is a graduate of Maynooth’s certificate course in local history. He has conducted extensive research into the history of policing in Ireland and has published and lectured about his work.
The lecture will be held on Tuesday 27 April 2021 at 7.30 p.m.
Due to Covid restrictions, this lecture will be held online via Zoom. The Zoom link for the talk will be emailed to members of the society on the day of the lecture. It will also be posted here and on the society’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Attendance is open to all. No registration is required.
Log on will be possible from 7.15. As the Zoom capacity is limited, early log-on is advisable. The lecture will begin at 7.30 sharp.
VENUE & TIME
Event Time:7:30 pm