All Blog Posts Tagged 'Michael Collins' (5)

Secret Tunnels Under Dublin!

Did you know that there is a tunnel running under Parnell Square in Dublin's city centre? Indeed, if the truth be told, there is probably a network of tunnels down there. How do I know?  Well, believe it or not, there’s an entrance to this tunnel under no. 5 Cavendish Row, where Olivier Cornet…


Added by Eoin Mac Lochlainn on June 4, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Michael Collins: A Young Captain in the 1916 Easter Rising

Michael Collins was the youngest son of a farmer, born in the west of the County of  Cork, Ireland, in 1890. The Collins were relatively prosperous, as poor farmers go: his…


Added by S M Sigerson on March 13, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Great Irish Romances: Michael Collins and Kitty Kiernan

The story of Kitty Kiernan and Michael Collins evokes ancient themes from Greek or Shakespearean tragedy, and also reminds us that “It’s Complicated” applied to relationships long before the internet…


Added by Kelly O'Rourke on January 30, 2014 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: December 1 - December 7

Thomas Clarke Luby

DOMHNAIGH -- On December 1, 1901,…


Added by The Wild Geese on November 30, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: November 17 - November 23

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General Joseph Finegan…

Added by The Wild Geese on November 16, 2013 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

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