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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! Michael Collins, Irish Republican Army, Irish Pride, Celtic Pride, Celtic Symbols, Historia Universal, Erin Go Bragh, Irish American, World History

The famous image of Michael Collins attending the funeral of Arthur Griffith, (16 August 1922), six days before his own death at Béal na Bláth.

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! Michael Collins, Irish Republican Army, Irish Pride, Celtic Pride, Celtic Symbols, Historia Universal, Erin Go Bragh, Irish American, World History

The famous image of Michael Collins attending the funeral of Arthur Griffith, (16 August 1922), six days before his own death at Béal na Bláth.

Michael Collins memorial postcard The Collectors' Shop Blackrock, Co Dublin Old Irish, Irish Celtic, Ireland 1916, Northern Ireland Troubles, Irish Independence, Irish Language, Post Mortem Photography, Erin Go Bragh

Bás in Éirinn: An Irish Perspective on Death

UH Honors Student enjoys Irish graveyard To answer one of Dr. Armstrong's questions: Most of my dead are in Ireland. In relation to this topic at least, I feel fortunate to have grown up in a country with some remaining traces of a pre-modern culture. (Homer, for example, would have felt at home with the oral storytellers of the Atlantic coast known as seanachaí; they finally faded out around about the time television faded in.) In general, I think the Irish are—or were—a little more…

in 1922 – Michael Collins secretly authorised the formation of a specially paid unit of seventy IRA volunteers, known as the Belfast City Guard, to protect districts from loyalist attack. – Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland Michael Collins, Commonwealth, Ireland 1916, Ireland Map, Irish Independence, Northern Irish, Northern Ireland, Ireland Hotels, Irish Symbols

#OTD in 1922 – Michael Collins secretly authorised the formation of a specially paid unit of seventy IRA volunteers, known as the Belfast City Guard, to protect districts from loyalist attack.

In Northern Ireland there were continual breaches of the Truce by ‘unauthorised loyalist paramilitary forces’. The predominantly Protestant, Unionists government of Northern Ireland supported polic…

in 1921 – In an extremely hostile environment over the Treaty debate, Michael Collins smells some dirty work and addresses the House. – Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland Michael Collins, Irish Celtic, Irish Men, Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, The Ira, Erin Go Bragh, Irish American, American Girl

#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…