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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…

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

Kitty and Michael: a revolutionary courtship

Some historians have been obliged to play down Michael Collin’s fiancé, Kitty Kiernan, in order to support their theories about his death.  However, Ms Kiernan merits a few choice words on her own account.  ( Below is an excerpt from the book "The Assassination of Michael Collins: What Happened at Béal na mBláth?"  www.amazon.com/dp/1493784714): 

“There is no basis for the erroneous characterization of Ms…

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Added by S M Sigerson on February 16, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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