Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone
Mountjoy Station of Origin Date 27 4 1916 Received at 3.25pm Sent at 2.30pm
From PS Shanahan To Chief Supt
Major Meldon RD Fus in charge of military at Broadstone and N.C. road requests that the 7 Constables from D Division who are on duty in plain clothes at Portland Row, be relieved by Constables from that district as he wishes to have Police there who are acquainted with the district and inhabitants. He also wants to know if the Police can supply rations to plain clothes Constables who are helping the military and if not he will make arrangements to supply them.
Copy to Assist Comm
Asst Comm to Supt D- Have major Meldon, Broadstone Terminus informed that men have been ordered to relieve men at Portland Row DmP men who cannot get refreshments in Bks will have to be rationed by Military HQ 27 4 16