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By John Reynolds

IN JANUARY 1919, AT SOLOHEADBEG IN COUNTY TIPPERARY, contributors of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) have been killed via the IRA. within the 4 bloody years that undefined, approximately 500 RIC males have been killed and hundreds of thousands extra wounded. In Tipperary by myself, forty six policemen have been killed, making it certainly one of such a lot violent counties in Ireland.

The renowned picture of the RIC is they have been the ‘eyes and ears of Dublin Castle’, an oppressive colonial strength policing its fellow countrymen. however the fact is in the direction of domestic: many have been Irishmen who joined since it was once a safe activity with customers and a pension on the finish of carrier. while faced with a volunteer military of younger and devoted guerrilla opponents, it used to be not able to cope.

When the clash ended, the RIC was once disbanded, now not on the insistence of the Provisional govt, yet of its personal contributors. forty six males lifeless is a thought-provoking examine the awful truth of the clash in Tipperary, a microcosm of the broader conflict that was once the struggle of Independence.

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