“Three miles from Enniscorthy still strongly held by Sinn Fein”: 12.12pm

Telegram from CI Wicklow. Handed in at Wicklow at 12.12pm. Received at Chief Secretary’s Office at 1.10pm, 28/4.

CI Wexford wires military force 100 men without machine guns which was expected arrival here last night and remain in Wexford town. Barrow Bridge and Dublin SE Ry. Three miles from Enniscorthy still strongly held by Sinn Fein force. Reliable information as to state of the town and police there is not obtainable. No untoward incident reported for the night in towns of Wexford and New Ross. National Volunteers well in readiness to assist civil power in maintenance of law and order during the night if required. (Ends)

All is quiet in Bagnalstown.

CI Wicklow.

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