Station badges, Royal Irish Constabulary /
Royal Irish Constabulary.
|Summary:||Illustration of the official badge of the Royal Irish Constabulary. Illustration of badge shows a grey diamond, and in the centre a green circle with a red and yellow crown on top. The words 'Royal Irish Constabulary' are written in white around the circle. In the centre is a golden harp and green shamrocks on a blue background. Text reads: "The station badge which is fixed outside each barrack of the Royal Irish Constabulary is to be painted in accordance with the above coloured diagram in future. August 1910. N. Chamberlain Inspector-General." [Sir Neville Francis Fitzgerald Chamberlain (1856-1944) was a British Army officer and later Inspector-General of the Royal Irish Constabulary; he was awarded the King's Police Medal in the 1915 New Year Honours however he resigned in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising. He is credited with having invented the game of snooker while serving in India in 1875). |
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Royal Irish Constabulary,
|Notes:||This item is held in the Department of Ephemera. |
Physical description: 1 poster ; col. ill., 34 x 21 cm.
As a digital copy of this item is available, the original will not be issued.
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