“Enniscorthy…Police heavily attacked. District Inspector and 3 men reported shot”

Telegram handed in Bray 9.5pm received in Chief Scy’s office 9.20pm 27:4:16

To I.G.

Decipher: –

Following received from Arklow. Military at Kingstown informed.

Volunteers scouting 3 miles south of Gorey. Enniscorthy completely in hands of Sinn Feiners where heavy firing is going on. Police heavily attacked. District Inspector and 3 men reported shot. Inform all the higher authorities you can.

D.I. Bray.

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