“18 armed volunteers took, by threats of force 2800 detonators”: 12.45pm

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Lad Lane Station of Origin Date 25 4 1916 Received at 12.45pm Sent at 12.50pm

From SS. O’Neill To Chief Superintendent

At 11.50am 25th inst., the manager of Boileau and Boyds, 46 Mary Street reported at Lad Lane Station that 18 armed volunteers took, by threats of force 2800 detonators, about 11.40am at 46 Mary Street., and removed them. They offered payment to the manager who refused it. Phoned to Military Headquarters. Copied to Garrison Adjutant.

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