“A rumour that the Prison would be attacked to-night”: 9.20pm

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Mountjoy Station of Origin  Date 24 4 1916  Received at 9.20pm Sent at 9.25pm

From PS Shanaghan memo To Chief Supt

The Governor of Mountjoy Prison called here now and said he heard a rumour that the Prison would be attacked tonight and wants to know if troops could be sent to the place, he has already communicated with the Under Secretary and has not heard from him since 6pm. He is anxious for a reply.

Showed to M. Head Qrs at 9.30 PM.

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