“Could any military be got to occupy the Barrack before the Sinn Feiners take it”

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Green St Station of Origin Date 26 4 1916 Received at 7.40pm Sent at 7.45pm

From Supt D To Chief Comm

Staff Sergt O’Reilly in charge of Manor St DMP Barrack has received information that Sinn Feiners are to take Manor St BK tonight as it has a commanding view of that neighbourhood. Could any military be got to occupy the Barrack before the Sinn Feiners take it.

Copied to Sir Matthew. Sent by hand to garrison & H Qrs could not be had on phone: Garrison informed.

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