MICHAEL COLLINS A small photographic print, postcard-size, 5 x 3 ins [13 x 8 cms], showing Michae
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Irish nationalist and politician. Born Woodfield, County Cork. He moved to London with his sister, spending over nine years there. An activist in the Sinn Féin movement, he was imprisoned in 1916 for his part in the Easter rebellion. He was partly responsible for negotiating the treaty that created the Irish Free State in 1922. When his colleague Éamon de Valera insisted on a fully-independent republic, civil war broke out between the two factions. Collins became head of the provisional Free…
Sean Collins stands by the coffiin of his brother, Irish soldier,...
Sean Collins stands by the coffiin of his brother, Irish soldier, politician and Sinn Fein leader Michael Collins who was killed by anti-treaty republicans in an ambush near Bandon in County Cork. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images
Michael Collins was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance, Director of Information, and Teachta Dála (TD) for Cork South in the First Dáil of 1919, Adjutant General, Director of Intelligence, and Director of Organisation and Arms Procurement for the IRA, President of the IRB from November 1920 until his death, and member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations. Collins was shot and killed in an ambush in August 1922 during the Irish Civil War.
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Michael Collins was an Irish leader who helped his country achieve independence. However, a few years after the Irish Republic was proclaimed, Collins was dead. His death remains a mystery. Here, SM Sigerson, an author of a book related to the assassination, tells us about four myths surrounding his
Meet one of the toughest men in history, quitting his job as a clerk banker in London to join the IRA, evading a crown bounty on his head he became an elected British MP, set up a spy network and went to negotiate with Churchill and allowed Ireland to become a free republic - Michael Collins (1920)
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LOT:58 | Michael Collins & Arthur Griffith Two 1922 hand coloured photographic portrait prints of Michael Collins, in General's uniform, and Arthur Griffith. Both 3/4 length portraits signed 'C & L Walsh, Dublin' and dated '1922'
James Adam & Sons Ltd | LOT:58 | Michael Collins & Arthur Griffith Two 1922 hand coloured photographic portrait prints of Michael Collins, in General's uniform, and Arthur Griffith. Both 3/4 length portraits signed 'C & L Walsh, Dublin' and dated '1922'