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What does RIC stand for?

RIC stands for Royal Irish Constabulary

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95 HV8198 In the midst of a crucial period in the Irish Civil War, 1,200 recruits of Ireland's Civic Guard began a seven-week mutiny in reaction to the decision of the provisional government to preference men from the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) for senior positions in the Civic Guard.
As British recruits brought in to reinforce the beleaguered Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) in 1920, their very presence symbolized the alien rule the Irish Republican Army (IRA) fought against, while their name quickly became synonymous with atrocities against the broader population.
Yet he had taken bets from his middle teens, when after briefly running away from home as a 12-year-old to work on his uncle's farm, he was sent by his father to work for a tool-making subsidiary of BSA, and more seriously from the age of 19, when he used a pounds 500 gratuity on leaving the disbanded Royal Irish Constabulary to rent an SP office in Birmingham.
32 calibre weapon, inscribed with the insignia of the Royal Irish Constabulary, was bought by a private collector at an auction in Melbourne.
Several years ago, Special Agent Sheehan went to Belfast, Northern Ireland, at the request of the Royal Irish Constabulary to address the Association of Chief Police Officers of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland about violence in the United States.