HC Deb 14 August 1916 vol 85 c1433W

asked the Secretary of State for War whether the captain of the Dublin Fire Brigade having been induced to state that the fire brigade were shot at by the rebels when trying to subdue conflagration, the military refused to allow a denial of this allegation to be published by the lieutenant of the fire brigade which was in print in the "Dublin Evening Herald"; and whether, as histories of the rebellion are now appearing, the Censor's objection to the contradiction will be with drawn?


I am informed that no applications for publication of any statement relative to the matter referred to has reached the military authorities, and that no order against publication has been issued.

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