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Memorial plaque at Listowel Garda Station

In many Garda Stations countrywide, name-plates, plaques and photographs remind the station party and local community of Gardai who faithfully served their village, parish or town.  In most cases they refer to young Gardai who lost their lives in the execution of duty.  In the Sunday Independent, 31st August 2014, a letter from Patrick Fleming, […]

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State warning – “inappropriate” RIC Memorial

The Government is adopting a “cautious” approach to request for State endorsement of commemorative events deemed by some Oireachtas members to be “inappropriate”. These include the annual multi-denomintional service t0 mark the disbandment of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC). The most recent memorial took place eleven days ago. Read the Irish Independent article by clicking […]

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RIC men recalled – Sunday Indo Letter Winner

Congratulations to GSRMA Member Gerry Lovett, winner of “Letter of the Week” in the Sunday Independent dated 24th August 2014.  His prize is three bottles of The Dubliner Irish Whiskey Liqueur, courtesy of First Ireland Spirits.  This should help to raise some spirits.  Gerry is Hon. Sec of the RIC / DMP Commemoration Committee who […]

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