Sunday, August 24, 2008

Records of Officers of the First Irish Police Force

Records of more than 80,000 officers from the first Irish Police Force from between 1816 and 1921 are now available at It includes names, year and place of birth, age on enlistment and marital status. Thousands of officers emigrated to Ireland from the US, Australia and the UK to enlist in the force. In 1920 alone there were 10,000 new recruits.



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