By Anastasia Dukova

ISBN-10: 1137555815

ISBN-13: 9781137555816

ISBN-10: 1137555823

ISBN-13: 9781137555823

This booklet illuminates the overlooked heritage of the Dublin Metropolitan Police – a background that has been lengthy overshadowed through current historiography, which has routinely been preoccupied with the extra radical features of Irish historical past. It explores the origins of the establishment and highlights the Dublin Metropolitan Police’s profound impact at the colonial forces, as its legacy reached a number of the furthest outposts of the British Empire. In doing so Anastasia Dukova presents a lot wanted nuance and complexity to our knowing of eire as a complete, and Dublin particularly, demonstrating that it used to be excess of a lawless position ravaged through political and sectarian violence. concurrently, the e-book tells the tale of the bobby at the beat, the policeman who made the agency; his paintings and day, the stipulations of provider and the way they affected or bettered his lot at domestic and abroad.

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From the Collection of ‘Mr.  170. 8. html. Accessed 15 September, 2015. 9. htm. Accessed 15 September, 2015. 10. See Chap. 4. 11. The DMP headquarters were situated in Dublin Castle, the seat of English power in Ireland. 12. Irish Times, 1913–14. 13. Dublin Metropolitan Police Force Alphabetical Register. 14. DMP 9716 M Woulfe, Garda Museum. 15.  99. 16.  106–7. 17.  14–15. 18.  15. 19.  A. Richmond in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, ed. com/view/article/12974. Accessed September 1, 2015.

170. 8. html. Accessed 15 September, 2015. 9. htm. Accessed 15 September, 2015. 10. See Chap. 4. 11. The DMP headquarters were situated in Dublin Castle, the seat of English power in Ireland. 12. Irish Times, 1913–14. 13. Dublin Metropolitan Police Force Alphabetical Register. 14. DMP 9716 M Woulfe, Garda Museum. 15.  99. 16.  106–7. 17.  14–15. 18.  15. 19.  A. Richmond in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, ed. com/view/article/12974. Accessed September 1, 2015. 20.  5–6. 21.  12–13. 22.

8 Charlies wore long grey frieze coats, with large capes and low-crowned hats; their only weapon was a crook, a long pole with a spear at the end, and near the spear a crook for catching runaway offenders. The men also carried a rattle, which, when whirled swiftly round, made a loud, harsh and grating sound like the voice of a gigantic corncrake. With this, when in trouble or in danger, they summoned other watchmen to their THE DUBLIN POLICE IN THE MAKING 45 assistance. ‘To rob them of these was an exploit not to be despised.

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