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Re: Group photo of the constabulary at Waterford Court House (reply)
I have been told by a distant relative that the man standing behind my grandfather and turned slightly to the left is Edward Nolan from Ardfert, County Kerry. One of his sons later married a daughter of my great grandfather.
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ofarrl

29-Jun-2016 12:26 AM
Re: Group photo of the constabulary at Waterford Court House (reply)
Thank you Peter.
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13-May-2016 11:16 PM
Re: Group photo of the constabulary at Waterford Court House (reply)
Thank you for the additional information Peter. Is there a document which shows Michael Farrell stationed at Lady Lane around this time? and  also was Lady Lane the main constabulary barracks for the city?I'm pretty certain now the...
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13-May-2016 2:30 PM
Group photo of the constabulary at Waterford Court House (topic)
This is a very nice photo uploaded by the National Library of Ireland of the constabulary at Waterford in 1917. The photo was taken it seems on the occasion of County Inspector William Hetreed's retirement. I also believe I have...
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ofarrl

12-May-2016 10:19 PM
Frank Breslin D.M.P. (topic)
I picked up this photo of a Mr. Frank Breslin 24B D.M.P. recently. An interesting hand written note on the back reads "Mr. Frank Breslin 24 B D.M.P.Remembrance of Dublin strike 1913-1914P.J. Roper"Frank Breslin D.M.P. by Paul...
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6-Dec-2015 11:35 PM
Re: Thomas Breslin RIC (reply)
Thank you for the additional information Peter. I would agree it's more than likely Thomas Breslin 50883. It's nice to have a name to go with the photo, too many of these have no clue as to identity.This is Thomas and his family's census...
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4-Mar-2015 5:41 PM
Thomas Breslin RIC (topic)
A carte de visite by J.F. Church, Curragh Camp, of a young constable around 1885 I would guess. A note on the back reads Thos. Breslin RIC.J.F. Church CDV by Paul O'Farrell, on Flickr
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1-Mar-2015 9:12 PM
Re: Royal Irish Constabulary officer circa 1868 (reply)
Not exactly sure how Jim came to that conclusion Peter but according to his information Louis was pensioned on the first of August 1867 and he lived until 1888. As to the crossbelt badge I wonder did Louis pose for the photo sometime...
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ofarrl

8-Aug-2014 11:11 PM
Re: Royal Irish Constabulary officer circa 1868 (reply)
Thanks to historian Jim Herlihy for identifying this officer. According to Jim this is County Inspector Louis Anderson, "He is RIC County Inspector Louis Anderson; born 10/11/1800, Prospect House, Dunbell, Co. Kilkenny; second son of...
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3-Aug-2014 8:50 PM
Royal Irish Constabulary officer circa 1868 (topic)
A carte de visite of a Royal Irish Constabulary officer circa 1868 by The London Metropolitan Photographic company. This company were at 22 Westmoreland street, and 88 Grafton street from 1867 to 1869 which is the address on the back of...
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ofarrl

30-Jul-2014 2:06 AM
Re: Wynne, 481 (reply)
Just saw your post. I have a photo of E.M.P. Wynne who was the personal secretary to the Inspector General of the Royal Irish Constabulary.E.M.P. Wynne by ofarrl, on Flickr
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24-Jul-2014 11:19 PM
Re: Clare (reply)
Thats a great photo of Bunratty Castle Peter, not seen that before. I wonder when that addition was built, I think its unlikely it was built for the constabulary.
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ofarrl

26-Jan-2014 7:42 PM
Re: Dublin Metropolitan Policemen (reply)
This is a press photo dated March 1931 and shows Garda commissioner Owen O'Duffy arriving at the Mansion House with entries for the Hospitals Sweepstake. The policemen are still wearing the old style helmet, any idea when they stopped...
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3-Oct-2013 2:41 AM
R.I.C. District Inspector Gore-Hillman/Hickman (topic)
A photo from the National Library of Ireland's collection of District Inspector R.I.C. Gore-Hillman or possibly HickmanR.I.C. District Inspector Gore-Hillman (allegedly)… by National Library of Ireland on The Commons, on Flickr
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21-Sep-2013 12:25 AM
Re: Dunmore East, Co. Waterford (reply)
This is the location on the 25" Ordnance survey map circa 1900,http://maps.osi.ie/publicviewer/#V1,668831,600671,7,9
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ofarrl

2-Mar-2012 11:09 PM
Dunmore East, Co. Waterford (reply)
A couple of photos I took a few years ago of a former Royal Irish Constabulary barracks at Dunmore East, County Waterford.  ...
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ofarrl

2-Mar-2012 11:07 PM
Portlaw , County Waterford Constabulary officer photos (topic)
I came across these four photos of a Mr McDonald of Portlaw while looking for pictures of  the constabulary barracks there. Three of the photos show Mr. McDonald in uniform, I was wondering if anybody could shed some more light...
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1-Mar-2012 1:17 AM
Re: Portlaw, Co. Waterford (reply)
I must take some photos of it the next time I'm home.Heres some information on the officers house that is next door to the barracks,http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/niah/search.jsp?type=record&county=WA&regno=22803071 Photo of...
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ofarrl

1-Mar-2012 12:38 AM
Portlaw, Co. Waterford (reply)
An impressive former Constabulary barracks at Portlaw, County waterford, it is now a private residence,http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/niah/search.jsp?type=record&county=WA&regno=22803072 Some additional...
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ofarrl

29-Feb-2012 6:47 PM
Ballyduff, Co. Waterford (reply)
These are a couple of photos I took a few years ago of Ballyduff R.I.C. Barracks in County Waterford. My great Grandfather Michael Farrell was acting sergeant here in 1911.   Some more information...
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ofarrl

28-Feb-2012 6:43 PM
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