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From TheJournal.ie Swab used to clean Collins' corpse 'withdrawn from auction' Michael Collins

Swab used to clean Collins' corpse 'withdrawn from auction'

The owner of a swab used to clean the corpse of rebel leader Michael Collins has reportedly withdrawn it from an auction.

From TheJournal.ie Collins hair ‘withdrawn from auction’ after family reveals sadness at sale Michael Collins

Collins hair ‘withdrawn from auction’ after family reveals sadness at sale

A lock of Michael Collins’ hair is withdrawn from sale after members of his family say they believed the auction was inappropriate.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: The Third Home Rule Bill is 100 years old today. What did it do? History Lesson

Explainer: The Third Home Rule Bill is 100 years old today. What did it do?

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the introduction of the Third Home Rule Bill to Westminster. But what was it?

From TheJournal.ie Lock of Michael Collins' hair to be auctioned Michael Collins

Lock of Michael Collins' hair to be auctioned

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.

From TheJournal.ie Queen to visit to Croke Park in May Queen's Visit

Queen to visit to Croke Park in May

Queen Elizabeth will make an historic visit to Croke Park during her visit in May – to the site where 14 people were killed by British auxiliary troops in 1920.