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#Michael Collins

# michael-collins - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Leo: Gerry Adams has quite an opinion of himself
# Criticism
# Criticism

Leo: Gerry Adams has quite an opinion of himself

Nov 13th 2014, 9:42 AM 11,376 Views 189 Comments

“This is a man who likes to compare himself to Mandela, he is now comparing himself to Michael Collins.”

# michael-collins - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Gerry Adams's gunpoint comments 'a barely concealed threat to the modern media'
# Shinner Dinner
# Shinner Dinner

Gerry Adams's gunpoint comments 'a barely concealed threat to the modern media'

Nov 12th 2014, 3:43 PM 31,048 Views 305 Comments

The Sinn Féin president will not withdraw remarks made at a fundraising dinner in New York last week.

# michael-collins - Monday 15 September, 2014

Blood-soaked hands of Michael Collins in Young Fine Gael recruitment poster is 'satire'
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

Blood-soaked hands of Michael Collins in Young Fine Gael recruitment poster is 'satire'

Sep 15th 2014, 4:57 PM 18,991 Views 113 Comments

The poster is a take-off of the popular Netflix drama House of Cards.

# michael-collins - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Grand nieces of Michael Collins present his death mask to museum
# Remembrance
# Remembrance

Grand nieces of Michael Collins present his death mask to museum

Aug 23rd 2014, 2:49 PM 25,294 Views 29 Comments

A ceremony was held at the Cathal Brugha Barracks yesterday to mark Collins’ death in 1922.

# michael-collins - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Public urged to join "ramped up" Michael Collins commemoration today
# The Big Fella
# The Big Fella

Public urged to join "ramped up" Michael Collins commemoration today

Aug 17th 2014, 7:30 AM 15,516 Views 116 Comments

The event will be the first attended by the Defence Forces in recent decades.

# michael-collins - Friday 30 May, 2014

'Bombshell' Fianna Fáil split in Limerick after election success
# Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
# Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

'Bombshell' Fianna Fáil split in Limerick after election success

May 30th 2014, 3:10 PM 35,085 Views 101 Comments

Four councillors have broken away from the party, meaning it no longer has a majority across the city and county council.

# michael-collins - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Video column: The Writer – the life and work of Tim Pat Coogan
# Dubliners
# Dubliners

Video column: The Writer – the life and work of Tim Pat Coogan

May 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 220 Views 6 Comments

As part of a series of interviews with Dubliners, journalist Eoin Lynch and photographer Deirdre Brennan speak to writer and journalist Tim Pat Coogan.

# michael-collins - Sunday 4 May, 2014

The REAL story of the assassination of Michael Collins
# The Big Fella
From The Daily Edge
# The Big Fella

The REAL story of the assassination of Michael Collins

May 4th 2014, 12:30 PM 5,505 Views 2 Comments

Everything you know is a lie.* (*Not really)

# michael-collins - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Video: Watch Michael Collins address a crowd before it gets broken up by gunshots
# From The Archives
# From The Archives

Video: Watch Michael Collins address a crowd before it gets broken up by gunshots

Apr 20th 2014, 10:15 AM 27,742 Views 88 Comments

Collins gives an impassioned speech before shots are fired and some fights break out.

# michael-collins - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Seven life-sized roadside posters of Michael Collins stolen in Kilkenny
# Civil War Politics
# Civil War Politics

Seven life-sized roadside posters of Michael Collins stolen in Kilkenny

Mar 25th 2014, 9:45 PM 13,588 Views 27 Comments

The chairperson of the Kilkenny Musical Society said feelings on this time in Irish history still run high in certain quarters.

# michael-collins - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Charming video asks people to name their favourite Irish film
# Irish Film
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Film

Charming video asks people to name their favourite Irish film

Mar 4th 2014, 2:32 PM 4,325 Views 16 Comments

Into The West? Michael Collins? The Snapper? We can’t decide.

# michael-collins - Thursday 5 December, 2013

'Insulting, offensive, quite outrageous': Sinn Féin criticised over Smithwick response
# Smithwick Tribunal
# Smithwick Tribunal

'Insulting, offensive, quite outrageous': Sinn Féin criticised over Smithwick response

Dec 5th 2013, 9:54 AM 11,793 Views 312 Comments

The party is under pressure this morning over its response to the report of the Smithwick Tribunal which found collusion over the murder of two RUC officers by the IRA.

# michael-collins - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Defence Forces celebrate birthday of Michael Collins
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

Defence Forces celebrate birthday of Michael Collins

Oct 16th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,068 Views 59 Comments

Visitors to the barracks in Cork will have an opportunity to see armoured fighting vehicles including the ‘Sliabh na mBan’, which accompanied Collins at the Béal na mBláth ambush in 1922.

# michael-collins - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Fury in Cork as brochure calls Michael Collins a 'langer'
# Rebel Week
# Rebel Week

Fury in Cork as brochure calls Michael Collins a 'langer'

Oct 1st 2013, 10:57 AM 14,933 Views 74 Comments

The brochure with the reference to the Irish revolutionary leader has since been withdrawn from circulation.

# michael-collins - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Defence Forces unveils memorial to Michael Collins
# In Remembrance
# In Remembrance

Defence Forces unveils memorial to Michael Collins

Aug 22nd 2013, 2:40 PM 13,312 Views 98 Comments

On the anniversary of his death, Collins’ grand-niece unveiled the memorial and placed a wreath.

# michael-collins - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Michael Collins' heartbreak and naivety explored in new documentary
# Great Irish Journeys
# Great Irish Journeys

Michael Collins' heartbreak and naivety explored in new documentary

Jul 21st 2013, 8:15 AM 15,976 Views 74 Comments

The final journey of the ‘big fella’ is travelled by the RTÉ broadcaster John Creedon in a programme to be shown this evening.

# michael-collins - Friday 31 May, 2013

Senators insists Ireland IS a tax haven, despite ambassador’s letter
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

Senators insists Ireland IS a tax haven, despite ambassador’s letter

May 31st 2013, 5:01 PM 11,906 Views 82 Comments

Carl Levin and John McCain have dismissed the Irish ambassador’s account of Ireland’s corporate tax system.

# michael-collins - Monday 11 March, 2013

Fran from Love/Hate is back... in this new Irish movie
# Coola Boola
From The Daily Edge
# Coola Boola

Fran from Love/Hate is back... in this new Irish movie

Mar 11th 2013, 10:04 AM 14,607 Views 24 Comments

The first clip from King of the Travellers shows a sulky race on Dublin streets.

# michael-collins - Monday 28 January, 2013

Liam Neeson awarded freedom of his home town Ballymena
# Famous Son
# Famous Son

Liam Neeson awarded freedom of his home town Ballymena

Jan 28th 2013, 8:14 PM 9,604 Views 22 Comments

The 60-year-old says despite his globetrotting and international fame, he remains “99.9 per cent Ballymena”.

# michael-collins - Monday 7 January, 2013

Hillary Clinton returns to work, to meet with American ambassador to Ireland
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Hillary Clinton returns to work, to meet with American ambassador to Ireland

Jan 7th 2013, 10:27 AM 3,497 Views 3 Comments

Following a series of health problems including a blood clot in her head, the US Secretary of State has a full schedule this week ahead of her departure later this month.

# michael-collins - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:47 PM 7,919 Views 7 Comments

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.

# michael-collins - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Free State came into being 90 years ago this week
# Historic
# Historic

Free State came into being 90 years ago this week

Dec 9th 2012, 7:45 AM 15,946 Views 88 Comments

Flashback to the turbulent beginning of Saorstát Éireann, which was hurtling towards civil war even as it gained statehood.

# michael-collins - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

First military census shows pressures faced by 1922 army
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

First military census shows pressures faced by 1922 army

Nov 13th 2012, 8:23 AM 13,992 Views 20 Comments

Head of the new National Army Michael Collins faced serious administrative challenges as new force took over British barracks.

# michael-collins - Sunday 4 November, 2012

How holy ‘apparitions’ pressed pause on War of Independence
# History
# History

How holy ‘apparitions’ pressed pause on War of Independence

Nov 4th 2012, 8:45 AM 13,759 Views 27 Comments

Visitations of the Virgin Mary to a teenage boy and ‘bleeding’ statues in Templemore, Co Tipperary seized the country – even causing Michael Collins to get involved in the mysterious case.

# michael-collins - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Obama and Aldrin lead tributes to 'American hero' Neil Armstrong
# Man On The Moon
# Man On The Moon

Obama and Aldrin lead tributes to 'American hero' Neil Armstrong

Aug 26th 2012, 10:12 AM 4,595 Views 24 Comments

The US president, and the man who first joined him on the moon, pay tribute to the late astronaut.

# michael-collins - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969
# One Small Step
From The Daily Edge
# One Small Step

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969

Aug 25th 2012, 8:45 PM 17,925 Views 101 Comments

From launch to landing: NASA archive images from the first successful manned moon landing mission.

# michael-collins - Sunday 19 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 19th 2012, 7:57 PM 9,152 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Taoiseach resolves to work ‘harder than ever’ to restore Ireland’s finances
# Béal Na MBláth
# Béal Na MBláth

Taoiseach resolves to work ‘harder than ever’ to restore Ireland’s finances

Aug 19th 2012, 4:12 PM 11,086 Views 111 Comments

Enda Kenny’s address at Béal na mBláth also reveal details about the overall themes of Ireland’s EU presidency.

# michael-collins - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Central Bank issues Michael Collins commemorative coins
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Central Bank issues Michael Collins commemorative coins

Aug 15th 2012, 3:05 PM 15,913 Views 54 Comments

The coins commemorating the 90th anniversary of the republican’s death in 1922 are available starting today from €48.

# michael-collins - Sunday 12 August, 2012

What would Michael Collins think of Ireland's banks?
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

What would Michael Collins think of Ireland's banks?

Aug 12th 2012, 8:00 AM 8,855 Views 62 Comments

Historian’s presentation at Glasnevin Cemetery will question how the former Minister for Finance might view the current state of affairs.

# michael-collins - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Anglo-Irish Treaty correspondence released in eBook
# Anglo Irish Treaty
# Anglo Irish Treaty

Anglo-Irish Treaty correspondence released in eBook

May 16th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,180 Views 9 Comments

Communications between Michael Collins, Eamon de Valera and others involved in the negotiations are now available on Kindle and iPad.

# michael-collins - Thursday 19 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Apr 19th 2012, 8:03 PM 4,568 Views 4 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Swab used to clean Collins' corpse 'withdrawn from auction'
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

Swab used to clean Collins' corpse 'withdrawn from auction'

Apr 19th 2012, 7:27 PM 3,845 Views 13 Comments

The owner of a swab used to clean the corpse of rebel leader Michael Collins has reportedly withdrawn it from an auction.

# michael-collins - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Collins hair ‘withdrawn from auction’ after family reveals sadness at sale
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

Collins hair ‘withdrawn from auction’ after family reveals sadness at sale

Apr 17th 2012, 9:41 PM 9,408 Views 30 Comments

A lock of Michael Collins’ hair is withdrawn from sale after members of his family say they believed the auction was inappropriate.

# michael-collins - Monday 16 April, 2012

Washington defeats Michael Collins in 'Britain's toughest enemy' poll
# Big Fella
# Big Fella

Washington defeats Michael Collins in 'Britain's toughest enemy' poll

Apr 16th 2012, 8:48 PM 9,015 Views 29 Comments

The man who led the United States to independence trumps the Corkonian rebel leader in a poll of British academics.

# michael-collins - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics

Apr 14th 2012, 7:30 PM 3,946 Views 1 Comment

How much does it cost to live? How much are we saving? How long do we have to get a job? And plenty more…

# michael-collins - Monday 9 April, 2012

Lock of Michael Collins' hair to be auctioned
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

Lock of Michael Collins' hair to be auctioned

Apr 9th 2012, 5:49 PM 5,093 Views 72 Comments

The lock of hair is amongst a range of items of historical value being auctioned off in Dublin this month. Other items include newspapers, pistols and photographs.

# michael-collins - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Michael Collins: Still the second biggest enemy of Britain?
# Big Fella
# Big Fella

Michael Collins: Still the second biggest enemy of Britain?

Mar 20th 2012, 1:12 PM 22,755 Views 82 Comments

Online poll puts War of Independence revolutionary ahead of Rommel, Napoleon and George Washington in ‘Britain’s Greatest Foes’ list… but behind the founder of modern Turkey.

# michael-collins - Monday 6 February, 2012

Those on benefits do not have enough for 'basic standard of living'
# Welfare
# Welfare

Those on benefits do not have enough for 'basic standard of living'

Feb 6th 2012, 8:31 AM 5,059 Views 135 Comments

A report being launched today highlights the difficulties of those in receipt of jobseeker’s benefit who do not have enough to meet their physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs.