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Michael Collins Memorial Card - one of my Irish Heroes. Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Northern Ireland Troubles, Irish Republican Army, Old Irish, Irish People, Memorial Cards, Michael Collins, Irish American
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Michael Collins Memorial Card

Today is the anniversary of the death of Irish revolutionary leader Michael Collins. On August Collins was shot and killed while fighting for freedom during the Irish Civil War. Check out his family tree on Geni! Erin Go Braugh, Irish Republican Army, Irish Pride, Celtic Pride, Celtic Symbols, Belfast City, Dublin City, Historia Universal, Michael Collins
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Michael Collins (Irish leader)

Michael Collins ("The Big Fella") A leader of the Irish Rebellion. Director of Intelligence during the rebellion and later led the Irish Delegation in negotiations with the British to enact the Anglo-Irish Peace Treaty. Assassinated in 1922 during the Irish Civil War - he was 32 years old.

Michael Collins August 1922 10 days before he died Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Ireland Map, Old Irish, Irish Celtic, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, Irish People, Northern Irish
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Michael Collins 12/08/22 10 days before he died

Michael Collins, Revolutionary And Founder Of The Irish Free State. Photo He did what was thought to be impossible. Michael Collins, Commonwealth, Ireland 1916, Ireland Map, Dublin Ireland, Irish Free State, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, Erin Go Bragh
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Michael Collins, Revolutionary And Founder Of The Irish Free State. Photo 1919. He did what was thought to be impossible.

Constitution of Ireland which became independent of the UK (treaty signed in London on December The original treaty gave Ireland Dominion status, but this led to the Irish Civil War and the Republic of Ireland. Anglo Irish Treaty, Irish Celtic, Gaelic Irish, Celtic Pride, Irish Free State, Irish Independence, Irish Roots, Irish American, Family Roots
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The Irish Civil War, War News , Constitution & Last Letters

The Irish Civil War, War News , Constitution & Last Letters

June 1922 Michael Collins gave the order to bombard the Four Courts with artillery shells in an attempt to remove anti-Treaty IRA. This was to be the start of the Irish Civil War. Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Irish Independence, History Images, History Pics, Modern History, Michael Collins, Collor, Irish Eyes
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On this day, 28th June 1922 Michael Collins gave the order to bombard the Four Courts with artillery shells in an attempt to remove Anti-treaty IRA. This was to be the start of the Irish Civil War.

Rare video of Michael Collins - the day he “signed his own death warrant” Amazing British Pathé footage shows time when the Anglo-Irish treaty of 1921 was at the most critical moment. Ireland 1916, Ireland Map, Irish Republican Brotherhood, Anglo Irish Treaty, Michael Collins, Rare Videos, Irish Celtic, The Visitors
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Pathé newsreel shows Michael Collins sign "his own death warrant" on this day in 1921

Rare video of Michael Collins, from Britain's Pathe newsreel, taken on the day he “signed his own death warrant” at a time when the Anglo-Irish treaty of 1921 was at the most critical moment.

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Dublin's Public Record Office before its destruction in 1922

National Army soldiers drive a car laden with wreaths through Dublin towards Glasnevin, for the burial of Michael Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, Easter Rising, Michael Collins, Ireland Homes, Christmas Nativity Scene, Irish American, Army Soldier, Historical Photos
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Funeral of Michael Collins

National Army soldiers drive a car laden with wreaths through the streets of Dublin towards Glasnevin Cemetery for the burial of Michael Collins. cattlewagons Tells us that the vehicle is a Crossley, military tender with the twin rear tyres. Collins was riding in a very rare Leyland 8 car when he was assassinated. Photographer: Probably W.D. Hogan Date: Monday, 28 August 1922 NLI Ref.: HOGW 29

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Mass card of Harry Boland - Photo Album of the Irish

Remarkable footage of Michael Collins - The Ballad of Michael Collins Cork Ireland, Dublin Ireland, Ireland Travel, Ireland 1916, Easter Rising, Michael Collins, Ireland Homes, Irish American, Rebel

The Ballad of Michael Collins

Song by Brendan O'Reilly

Cork city centre was ravaged by fire after the Black and Tans, the RIC and British soldiers went on a rampage to avenge the killing of an Auxiliary soldier by the IRA at Dillon's Cross on 11 December Image: Mercier Archives Cork Ireland, Dublin Ireland, Ireland 1916, World Conflicts, Cork City, Ireland Homes, British Soldier, Fighting Irish, Old Photos

In pictures: Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923

Major new photographic exhibition shows the bloody reality of life in Ireland from the 1913 Lockout to the tortured birth of the Republic.

Crowds praying outside Mountjoy Prison before the execution of Kevin Barry. Killing the Repulicans of Ireland to keep the country under English rule. Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Scotland History, Erin Go Bragh, Irish Dance, Irish Men, Ares, Women In History, Historical Photos
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Members of Cumann Na mBan praying for Kevin Barry outside Mountjoy Gaol, 1920.

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Barricade at City Hall, Dublin 1920.

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.: Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, Michael Collins, Ireland Homes, Free State, Irish Eyes, Lest We Forget, Military History, Funeral
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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