apr 26, 1916 - British troops have been arriving at Kingstown all night. They number in their thousands and are largely men who have recently finished their basic training
The news that Martial Law has been proclaimed by British authorities is announced. This means that civilians are not allowed out on the streets between 7pm and 5am.
Daily life across Dublin has been disrupted by the fighting. Businesses are closed, transport halted and basic supplies of food are becoming scarce. Looting has also been a night time