Michael Collins – greatest Irishman who ever lived? - Ireland Calling
Michael Collins was one of the greatest Irishmen of all time. He spent his life fighting for his country's freedom. His service ultimately cost him his life.
MICHAEL COLLINS A small photographic print, postcard-size, 5 x 3 ins [13 x 8 cms], showing Michae
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Michael Collins - Irish revolutionary leader who helped negotiate treaty with British and was assassinated in an Anti-Treaty ambush in 1922.
Michael Collins - A myth about the Irish independence leader's death — History is Now Magazine, Podcasts, Blog and Books | Modern International and American history
The first article of this series ( available here ) opened a re-examination of several popular misconceptions about Irish independence hero Michael Collins. Here S.M. Sigerson looks at just one of the most notorious myths – that Collins died because he was inexperienced in live combat.&
Earliest known photograph of Michael Collins revealed
Michael Collins' Communion photo unearthed in popular Dublin pub? Is this one of the earliest known photos of the Little Big Fellow. Frank Collins is the Sales Director for IrishCentral.com and a cousin of General Michael Collins. A friend of his went to Johnny Foxes Pub in the Dublin Mountains and came across...
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... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images
The Collins-DeValera Pact of May 1922
The War of Independence 1919 - 1921, ** in which Michael Collins played a leading role, was ended by negotiation and treaty. That negotiation and Treaty led to Civil War, which proved to be the end of Michael Collins. The Collins-DeValera Pact was one major effort to resolve the situation without violent conflict: it…
Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork.
The Small Girl and I enjoyed a lovely ramble around Fitzgerald's Park this morning. The centre of Cork city is quite run down and grey but the park has risen above the recession and become an oasis of green loveliness. The Lord Mayor's Pavilion, just inside the gates, belongs in a fairytale. There are art classes for…