Old Mill Near Béal na Bláth & Michael Collins Death
Ireland: Co. Cork. An old mill building by the side of a stream a mile or two from Béal na Bláth, where Michael Collins was killed.
Comdt. Vincent Byrne, E Company, 2nd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Old IRA.
Comdt. Vincent Byrne, E Company, 2nd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Old IRA.I have put online some material which once belonged to Commandant Vincent (V...
100 Years Ago ... The Lost Opportunity of a Peaceful Path to Irish Independence
A response to some critics of a commemoration of the centenary of the Home Rule act By John Bruton Ronan Fanning (Irish Times 16 August) is right to say we sho…
August 16, 1922
This shot of Michael Collins and Risteard Mulcahy was taken in Glasnevin Cemetery at the funeral of Arthur Griffith, who died on 12 August 1922. Michael Collins was killed on 22 August at Béal na mBláth in Cork, and was himself buried in Glasnevin Cemetery just 12 days after this photo was taken. Date: 16 August 1922 NLI Ref.: KE_173
Michael Collins Funeral
These boys dressed in Na Fianna Éireann uniforms are carrying wreaths as part of the funeral procession of Michael Collins. Format: Glass Negative Date: 28 August 1922 NLI Ref.: INDH314 Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland
This Sunday 17th August, a very special guest will be 'rolling' into the cemetery. The iconic Sliabh na mBan will be on show at the Museum for the day. What has assured Sliabh na mBan’s special place in history is the fact that it formed part of General Michael Collins’ convoy which was ambushed on 22nd of August,1922 at Béal na mBláth in West Cork. The ambush resulted in the tragic death of General Collins, who was then Commander in Chief of the National Army.