Wicklow: “boy 15 years arrested… suspected of scouting for rebels”

Wire from the C.I. Wicklow. Handed in at 11a.m. Received at 3-25p.m.

Dist. Inspector Gorey wires all quiet this Dist. yesterday. Groups idle men hanging about the streets inability to get Arklow by rail. I brought parties at Ferns, Camolin, Hollyfort, to Gorey yesterday morning for safety and to assist protection of railway line. A boy 15 years arrested by patrol from Gorey St Comolin suspected of scouting for rebels at Enniscorthy to be remanded. Yesterday…… Enniscorthy rebels actively engaged preparing defences to resist military on arrival. I have communication with C.I. Wexford. All quiet Wicklow, Arklow, Bagenalstown, Dunlavin Districts. Nothing yet heard from C.I. Wexford or D.I. Bray, Carlow.


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