Pictured hours before his assassination: Last photograph of IRA leader Michael Collins found in an attic after 90 years
The remarkable photograph taken on August 22, 1922 by 18-year-old Agnes Hurley, has only come to light after being discovered in the attic of a Dublin house.
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Journalist and author Colm Connolly sheds some light on the photograph of Michael Collins believed to have been ...
Vaughan’s Hotel, Parnell Square.
While Dublin is a city of many plaques which mark historic locations, there are still a few missing which would help tell the story of the capital to natives and visitors alike. One of these locations to me is Vaughan's Hotel on Parnell Square, a premises which had a strong connection to the Irish revolutionary…
Irish soldier and politician Michael Collins on release from prison...
Irish soldier and politician Michael Collins on release from prison for his part in the Easter Rising of 1916. In 1921 he negotiated the peace treaty with Britain. Collins was killed by anti-treaty... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images
1922 – Michael Collins secretly authorised the formation of a specially-paid unit of 70 IRA volunteers, known as the ‘Belfast City Guard’, to protect districts from loyalist attack. It operated until August 1922.
In Northern Ireland there were continual breaches of the Truce by 'unauthorised loyalist paramilitary forces'. The predominantly Protestant, Unionists government of Northern Ireland supported polices which discriminated against Catholics in, which, along with violence against Catholics, led many to suggest the presence of an agenda by an Anglo-ascendancy to drive those of indigenous Irish descent…