“Cordon…surrounding Sackville Street formed…Strong resistance still continues”

NATHAN to POWER. April 27th

In Dublin to-day military authorities state progress has been made. Outer cordon strengthened and inner one surrounding Sackville Street formed. Strong resistance still continues and there have been various big fires. One battalion from first English reinforcements goes to Athlone and another probably to Limerick tomorrow. SItuation not materially changed in Galway. Extra police have been sent to Ballinasloe and to Ennis. Enniscorthy in Wexford is in hands of rebels. In North of Dublin County about 200 reported to be marching from Garrison towards Dundalk.

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