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Joseph Plunkett's field notebook relating to events at Ashbourne, Co. Meath

Joseph Plunkett26 April 1916

National Library of Ireland

National Library of Ireland
Dublin, Ireland

News from Meath reached the G.P.O. and was recorded by Joseph Plunkett in his field notebook, 26 April 1916.

3rd Day
Garriston [Garristown] Police Barracks
taken. No Guns or arms!
PO [Post Office] wrecked. 40 IRA
under Commandant Ashe (5th Brigade [i.e. Battalion])
moving on Railway N[orth] of
Gormanstown.
Finglas. News from N[avan]
says 200 IRA moving
on Dublin.

Details

  • Title: Joseph Plunkett's field notebook relating to events at Ashbourne, Co. Meath
  • Creator: Joseph Plunkett
  • Date: 26 April 1916
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Subject Keywords: Easter Rising
  • Type: Notebook

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