#OTD in 1921 – In an extremely hostile environment over the Treaty debate, Michael Collins smells some dirty work and addresses the House.
MR. MICHAEL COLLINS: Mr. Speaker, there is just a little matter to which I would like to refer before anything else is said. It is this. My private office was raided last night and important books and documents were taken. Is there any member here who accepts responsibility for that raid? PRESIDENT DE VALERA: As…
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.
Photo shows some of the last of the British soldiers marching down the North Wall, Dublin, to embark for England, marking the end of any and all English military occupation of Erin. 30 November 1922
The death mask of the Sinn Fein leader and Commander-In-Chief of the...
The death mask of the Sinn Fein leader and Commander-In-Chief of the Irish Free State Army Michael Collins . Collins took part in the Easter Rising of 1916 and in 1921 he negotiated the peace treaty...
Explosions at the Four Courts during the Battle of Dublin, Irish Civil War, 1922 [1722x1432]
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The Irish War of Independence and the Black and Tans in Ireland
First hand account of the atrocities committed by the Black and Tans in raids in Ireland in 1920 and 1921. When was the Irish War of Independence in Ireland? They were the Royal Irish Constabulary Special Reserve. Memories of my grandparents during this time in Dublin and Balbriggan.
One-fifth of Ireland's population turned out for Michael Collins’ funeral
An estimated 500,000 people lined the streets of Dublin on August 28, 1922 to pay their respects to Irish revolutionary hero Michael Collins.