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According to The Royal Irish Constabulary Manual or Guide to the Discharge of Police Duties, the force was responsible for ‘the prevention and detection of crime, the security of life and property, and the preservation of the public peace and good order’. Explore multiple publications printed between 1840 and 1921. These publications will provide further insight into the administration and daily operations of the police force as well as the history of the organisation. Material has come from both Eneclann and The National Archives HO 184 series.
Salary scales ready reckoner
Treasury authority books
The History of the Royal Irish Constabulary by Robert Curtis, published by McGlashan & Gill in 1871
The Royal Irish Constabulary Manual or Guide to the Discharge of Police Duties, 6th Edition published by Alex. Thom & Co. in 1909
Royal Irish Constabulary list and directories (also listed as constabulary lists)