Mr Clarke, Henry Street “The mob are after looting Liptons… can nothing be done?”

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Station of Origin Date 25 4 1916 Received at 8.30pm Sent at 8.31pm

From Mr Clarke 46 Henry Street To Chief Commissioner

The mob are after looting Liptons and Henry Street Warehouse. Can nothing be done

Phoned Military Headquarters. Copied to Garrison

“Liptons and Henry St Warehouse are being looted by a mob”: 8.30pm

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Station of Origin Date 25 4 1916 Received at 8.30pm Sent at 8.35pm

FromTo Chief Commissioner

A Gentleman whose name etc unknown phones that Liptons and Henry St Warehouse are being looted by a mob. Phoned Military Headquarters

Copied to Garrison

“Cartwright and McDermott and Const Meehan are still detained… in Jacobs”: 8.20pm

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Kevin Street Station of Origin Date 25 4 1916 Received at 8.20pm Sent at 8.25pm

From Superintendent A To Chief Superintendent

Sergeants Cobbe and FitzGerald were on leave yesterday and have not returned. We believe they are held up somewhere. Sergeants Cartwright and McDermott and Constable Meehan are still detained, we believe, in Jacobs.

“Sinn Fein Volunteers were to blow up Drumcondra Bridge tonight”: 8.00pm

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Mountjoy Station of Origin Date 25 4 1916 Received at 8.00pm Sent at 8.05pm

From SS Hall To Chief Superintendent

John Lang 29 Prison Cottages, warden in Mountjoy Prison states he has been informed by an Ex RIC pensioner named Worrell. That he was told the Sinn Fein Volunteers were to blow up Drumcondra Bridge tonight.

Copied to Garrison Adjutant. Phoned to Military Headquarters

“I heard the Military wounded a few Sinn Fein in Liberty Hall”: 7.40pm

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Station of Origin Date 25 4 1916 Received at 7.40pm Sent at 7.45pm

From Chief Superintendent To Store Street

Please say did the Military make any attack today on Liberty Hall or the GP Office

Reply

As far as I can hear they made no attack on either Liberty Hall or the GPO but I heard the Military wounded a few Sinn Fein in Liberty Hall this morning.