Lord Mayor Terence MacSwiney 1920 Files (Ref. PR4)

Terence McSwiney Lord Mayor Files . Reference: PR4

Cork City and County Archives

Reference: Circular General Order Scope and Content: Circular General Order number 9 1920 (New series) issued by the Adjutant General (Gearóid O'Sullivan) of the Irish Volunteers regarding the establishment of a voluntary police force. Details the proposed appointment within each company of a brigade, battalion and company police officer plus three or four ordinary policemen with individual powers to arrest, try and publicly humiliate but not punish guilty offenders. Also notes that each new appointment and each trial must be fully reported to the Adjutant General. PR4/1/009 Date: 10 June 1920 Title:


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