- Sep 25, 2007
We all have options in life. Even in the Ireland of those times. No RIC in my family. They weren't scum.An RIC job at the time was highly sought after by the vast majority of the Irish. Full time and pensionable (but crap pay).
Any Irish mother who was told her son was going for an interview would light a candle that he would get it.
Another SF draft dodger Judging the Irish from an Ireland 100 years ago from the bar stool.