“Enniscorthy completely in the hands of Sinn Feiners”: 9.20pm

Telegram handed in at Bray at 7.5pm on 27/4/16; received in Chief Secretary’s Office at 9.20pm.

Decipher:-

To the Inspector General-

Following received from Arklow. Military at Kingstown informed. Volunteers scouting three miles south of Gorey. Enniscorthy completely in the hands of Sinn Feiners, where heavy firing is going on. The police heavily attacked. District Inspector and three men reported shot. Inform all the higher authorities you can.

DI Bray.

Read to HC Ballantine by CI Holmes at 9.30pm.

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