“Small rising at Ardee in Louth..GOC has asked for additional Brigade from England”

From NATHAN to CHIEF SECRETARY 1.30

GOC reports cordon of troops now complete round centre of town on North side of river. Last two battalions of troops from England will arrive this afternoon. There has been small rising at Ardee in Louth and rather more serious ones at Swords and Lusk in Dublin County. GOC has asked for additional Brigade from England.

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