“Motor Car R.I 2137 has been brought here by two tramway motormen”: 11.30pm

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Clontarf Station of Origin Date 25 4 1916 Received at 11.30pm Sent at 11.30pm

From SS Rohan To C

Motor Car R.I 2137 has been brought here by two tramway motormen which they found abandoned at Wharf Road. Phoned to G Division.

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Kevin Street barracks: “Three shots were fired in rapid succession at the gate”

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Kevin Street Station of Origin Date 25 4 1916 Received at 10.45pm Sent at 10.50pm

From Superintendent A To Chief Superintendent, Garrison Adjutant, Military Headquarters

As the  men were about to leave Kevin St Barracks for duty now three shots were fired in rapid succession at the gate & the men returned. Chief Commissioner informed who informed Superintendent A Keep them under cover.

Copied to Garrisson Adjutant. Phoned to Headquarters

“I was made prisoner by the Sinn Fein Volunteers & conveyed to North Dublin Union”

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Green Street Station of Origin Date 25 4 1916 Received at 10.40pm Sent at 10.50pm

From Constable Heffernan 194 D To Chief Commissioner, Garrison Adjutant, Military Headquarters

Between 8 & 9am, 25th inst., while in plain clothes at North King St endeavouring to purchase bread, I was made prisoner by the Sinn Fein Volunteers and conveyed to North Dublin Union. And between 8 & 9pm, 25th inst., 14 soldiers (who were also prisoners) and myself were brought from above union under armed escort of 50 men to the Four Courts where I was discharged and supplied with a pass, so that I may pass through their sentries, the soldier’s uniform etc was to be taken from them and I understood were to be discharged I did not know any of the volunteers, but think they were all Dublin men and would know them again, Commandant Daly’s name was mentioned the majority were in plain clothes, wearing green hats.

“Const Heffernan… was detained as a prisoner by Sinn Fein Volunteers”: 9.40pm

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Green St Station of Origin Date 25 4 1916 Received at 9.40pm Sent at 9.40pm

From Superintendent’s Office To Chief Superintendent

Constable Heffernan, 194 D. who was detained as a prisoner by Sinn Fein Volunteers in North Dublin Union, was brought from there to Four Courts a short time ago, and released, and is now alright in Green Street Barracks.

Phoned to Military Headquarters. Copied to Garrison Adjutant.