“Rebels have a machine gun… Sheehy Skeffington has posted up placards”: 1.45pm

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Station of Origin Date 25 4 1916 Received at 1.45pm Sent at 1.46pm

From Chief Superintendent To Military Headquarters and Garrison Adjutant

Sergeant Forrest G has been reliably informed that the rebels have a machine gun on the top of the Turkish Gates Stephens Green West and Sheehy Skeffington has posted up placards calling a meeting of the woman’s franchise association at 8pm this morning to establish a police force to stop the looting.

Phoned to Garrison Adjutant. Phoned to Military Headquarters.

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