Dublin Castle Cipher Item 1 Extract from the 'Irish press' of 4 January 1937 containing an account by Mrs H.S. Skeffington of the circumstances in which a secret order providing for a round up of Irish Volunteer personnel, the taking over of premises used by them and the Gaelic League and the isolation of the Mansion House and the Archbishop's palace in order to disrupt the 1916 Rising was deciphered and then published by the Evening Mail and New Ireland (consequently suppressed) and raised at the meeting of the Dublin Corporation on 19 April 1916, 2 pages, print.

Dublin Castle Cipher Item 2 Letters form L.N. Le Roux and Mrs H.S. Skeffington concerning the subject of item 1 above published in the Irish Press in January 1937, 1 page, print.

Dublin Castle Cipher article by Geraldine Plunkett explaining that the 'Cipher document' was bogus and outlining the circumstances of its production, with letter from J. Brennan both published in Irish Press of 8 January 1937, 2 pages, print.

AccessBy prior appointment.
Date1916; 1937
Repository NameMilitary Archives
AddressMilitary Archives Cathal Brugha Barracks Rathmines Dublin 6
EircodeD06 RX00
Telephone(01) 804-6457
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