A History of the Dublin Metropolitan Police and its Colonial by Anastasia Dukova

By Anastasia Dukova

This publication illuminates the missed heritage of the Dublin Metropolitan Police – a background that has been lengthy overshadowed through current historiography, which has ordinarily been preoccupied with the extra radical features of Irish background. It explores the origins of the establishment and highlights the Dublin Metropolitan Police’s profound effect at the colonial forces, as its legacy reached a few of the furthest outposts of the British Empire. In doing so Anastasia Dukova offers a lot wanted nuance and complexity to our knowing of eire as a complete, and Dublin specifically, demonstrating that it used to be way over a lawless position ravaged by way of political and sectarian violence. concurrently, the publication tells the tale of the bobby at the beat, the policeman who made the enterprise; his paintings and day, the stipulations of carrier and the way they affected or bettered his lot at domestic and abroad.

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Accessed October 2015. 38.  30–31. 39.  31–32. 40. ‘Bold Jack Donohoe’ (composer unknown), in The Donahoe Ballads, by John Meredith (Red Rooster Press, 1982). 41.  94–5. 42. ’ in Burt Ives Irish Songs, by Burt Ives (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1955). 43.  10. 44. C man’ (TCD Ms7378/14). 45. The Register of Members of the Police Force, 1856–1917. QPS Museum Collection. 46. Forty-three ex-RIC men and 6 ex-DMP men were sworn into the Queensland Police Force between 1880 and 1890. The Register of Members of the Police Force, 1856–1917.

13. 6. Punch, 1853. 7. ‘A Reflection’, John Leech’s Pictures of Life and Character. From the Collection of ‘Mr.  170. 8. html. Accessed 15 September, 2015. 9. htm. Accessed 15 September, 2015. 10. See Chap. 4. 11. The DMP headquarters were situated in Dublin Castle, the seat of English power in Ireland. 12. Irish Times, 1913–14. 13. Dublin Metropolitan Police Force Alphabetical Register. 14. DMP 9716 M Woulfe, Garda Museum. 15.  99. 16.  106–7. 17.  14–15. 18.  15. 19.  A. Richmond in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, ed.

Carolyn Strange, ‘Discretionary Justice: Political Culture and the Death Penalty in New South Wales and Ontario, 1890–1920’, in 24 A. DUKOVA Qualities of Mercy: Justice, Punishment, and Discretion, ed. by Carolyn Strange (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1996). 53. Between 1860 and 1910, the Queensland Police Force absorbed 1,265 recruits who listed Ireland as their country of origin. The peak decades for Irish recruits fell on the 1870s and 1880s, with 75 per cent and 63 per cent per decade respectively.

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