Sinn Fein Rebellion, Day 5: “200 rebels in Bolands Mills Barrow Street

7.15pm Information from Mr Doyle 23 Sir Johns Quay that between 200 and 300 of a mob are looting the B and I Premises Sir Johns Quay and carrying away tea, sugar, rum, brandy, potatoes etc.

7.25pm Military are at the Top and bottom of Green Street now,

7.30pm Col Meldon wants a good policeman in plain clothes at Broadstone Station.

7.45pm Chief Superintendent to Under Secretary, a priest from Westland Row has told me there are 200 rebels in Boland’s Mills Barrow Street. The priest had been with them and advised them to surrender but they declined to do so and stated they were confident of winning.

7.50pm Military Hd Qrs wishes that Councillor Gleeson be informed through Kilmainham Police Station that a Relief Committee has been formed with Sir Henry Robinson as Chairman to arrange for feeding the Civilian Population of Dublin and the military authorities are giving the Committee every assistance.

7.45pm Information to Police at Chancery Lane that there are five Rebel snipers on top of the malt stories that runs from Mercer Street to College of Surgeons.

 

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