The report of 21 June 1915 records visits to the shop of Thomas J Clarke, 75 Parnell Street, by Thomas Byrne and Arthur Griffith, followed at various stages by James Murray, Ben Parsons, William O’Leary Curtis, Joseph McGuinness and Diarmuid Lynch, who called briefly following his arrival from Cork, and subsequently visited the office of the Gaelic League, 25 Parnell Square.
The report also details the annual pilgrimmage to Bodenstown, County Kildare, for the Wolfe Tone commemoration, which was attended by ‘about 1,500 persons’, including contingents from the ‘Sinn Féin Volunteers, Citizen Army and National Boy Scouts’.
Observed taking an active part in the proceedings were Michael Joseph O’Rahilly, Éamonn Ceannt, TJ Sheehan, Frank Fahy, Edward Daly, Thomas Byrne, Patrick H Pearse, James Connolly, William P Partridge, Peter Doyle, Bulmer Hobson and Countess Markievicz.
The report also records the movements of JJ Walsh and a protest against the imprisonment of John Milroy and Seán MacDiarmada, which was addressed by Hanna Sheehy Skeffington.
It is noted that Thomas J Clarke, James J Buggy, Seán T Ó Ceallaigh, JJ Walsh, John O’Mahony, George Irvine, Patrick O’Malley, Diarmuid Lynch, Herbert ‘Barney’ Mellows and Joseph McGuinness had travelled by train.
A copy of the Republic newspaper Ná Bac Leis is included, with translations of the leading paragraphs for the authorities in Dublin Castle.