“Military are now on the tops of the houses at Capel St firing in all directions”

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Green St Station of Origin Date 28 4 1916 Received at 4.20pm Sent at 4.20pm

From Supt Gordon to Asst. Comm.

Three Constables who were on duty in plain clothes with the military at Capel Street have arrived here now and say the military engaged at that street know nothing about the Four Courts Police Courts been captured from the Sinn Feiners.

The military are now on the tops of the houses at Capel Street firing in all directions.

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