“It’s for the purpose of blowing up the trams”: 3.20pm

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Mountjoy Station of Origin Date 24 4 1916 Received at 3.20pm Sent at 3.21pm

From PS Farrelly To Chief Supt

Mr O’Connor 1o Prospect Ave was informed by Mr McCarthy an engineer at GPO that guns were to be placed under the trams at Talbot and Dorset St’s for the purpose of blowing up the trams if the military attempted to travel by them. Phoned to Marlborough Barracks, and garrison Adjt. Could get no reply from Royal Barracks.

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