“Military and police party searched several houses… near Eskerboy”: 11.48pm

Telegrams from Commissioner Belfast. Handed in at Belfast. 11.20am. Received in Chief Secretary’s Office at 11.48am. 28/4.16

To IG

All quiet here and in Ulster. Wire not yet received from Letterkenny. Military and police party searched several houses in and near Eskerboy, Carrickmore and district. Co. Tyrone, seized large quantity of ammunition and number of revolvers and bolts in the house of Patrick McCartan.

Commandant.

(Phoned to Depot by Mr Metcalfe at once)

Telegram received from CI Cork, 11.45am on 28th April Received at Kigsbridge at 11.33am. 28th April. Sent per telephone from Kingsbridge to Chief Secretary’s Office

To IG

CI Ennis reports everything quiet as far as is known. CI Limerick reports City quiet. He had received no reports from Districts up to time of telegraphing at 10.5am today.

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