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
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.