Irishmen in the Hong Kong Police Force 1864-1950

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Wednesday 4 October at 6.30pm in Raheny Library (Apologies, fully booked)

Policing Hong Kong – An Irish History: Irishmen in the Hong Kong Police Force 1864-1950 with Patricia O’Sullivan

When her 90 year old aunt instructed her to ‘go on that googly thing and find out about Uncle Murt’ Patricia O’Sullivan uncovered almost a hundred year connection between Newmarket, Co. Cork and the Hong Kong Police Force, with a score of Irish men building careers there. Patricia will share some of their police cases, give a glimpse into their lives in Colonial Hong Kong and explain the research methods for this unique story. Admission is free. Booking is essential.

This event is part of the Dublin Festival of History Programme.

Raheny Library

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