‘Policing Ireland in 1922’- historical talk in Balbriggan this week

by Rose Barrett
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Balbriggan & District Historical Society will present its September talk by Jim Herlihy titled  ‘Policing Ireland in 1922’ in the Bracken Court Hotel Balbriggan at 8pm on Wednesday next, September 28.

“2022 marks the centenary of An Garda Síochána and Jim’s talk will focus on policing in the early years of the State as well as focussing on Balbriggan,” said Bernie Kelly of the historical society.

“The night will also be an opportunity to remember and share stories of gardaí who served in Balbriggan down the years including a small exhibition on Scott medal winners.”

Jim Herlihy is a retired member of An Garda Síochána and co-founder of the Garda Historical Society. He has written three books on the Royal Irish Constabulary, two books on the Dublin Metropolitan Police and one on the Irish Revenue Police.

Admission €5, Members free

Wednesday, September 28 at The Bracken Court Hotel, Balbriggan, 8pm, see www.Balbrigganhistory.com 

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