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From TheJournal.ie 'People are going blind': Bus of waitlisted cataract patients to journey up North for surgery Belfast Or Blind

'People are going blind': Bus of waitlisted cataract patients to journey up North for surgery

As of the end of June, there were 6,023 patients waiting for a cataract procedure.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin plans on hanging Eamon de Valera and Michael Collins portraits side-by-side in his office Party Politics

Micheál Martin plans on hanging Eamon de Valera and Michael Collins portraits side-by-side in his office

Martin said it will act as a symbol of historic government coalition that was formed this week.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Michael Collins is on TV again tonight - how well do you know the movie? Irish History

Quiz: Michael Collins is on TV again tonight - how well do you know the movie?

Test your knowledge of the 1996 classic.

From TheJournal.ie Independent Cork TD apologises for calling Shane Ross a 'scumbag' Michael Collins

Independent Cork TD apologises for calling Shane Ross a 'scumbag'

Michael Collins withdrew his comment, saying it was “over the top”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Take them to hell': The curious tale of the hidden Russian jewels and Dev's deal with the Bolsheviks State Papers

'Take them to hell': The curious tale of the hidden Russian jewels and Dev's deal with the Bolsheviks

The jewels were given as security by Russian envoy in America in 1920 for a $20,000 loan advanced by the Irish Republic.

From TheJournal.ie 'I hope I don't follow the fate of Michael Collins': Veteran Tory MP namechecks Irish leader in Commons debate The Big Fella

'I hope I don't follow the fate of Michael Collins': Veteran Tory MP namechecks Irish leader in Commons debate

MP Owen Paterson quoted Collins’ speech during the December 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty debates in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Government chief whip says procedure for establishing Direct Provision centres 'unfair' on locals Oughterard

Government chief whip says procedure for establishing Direct Provision centres 'unfair' on locals

Seán Kyne TD added that the State has a duty to provide for asylum seekers.

From TheJournal.ie How much do you know about Michael Collins? Quiz

How much do you know about Michael Collins?

Let’s test your knowledge of The Big Fella.

From TheJournal.ie Astronaut Michael Collins returns to Apollo 11 launch site 50 years to the day since mission lifted off One Small Step

Astronaut Michael Collins returns to Apollo 11 launch site 50 years to the day since mission lifted off

Collins spoke at length about his experience on the mission and about NASA’s next moon programme.

From TheJournal.ie 'The excitement of it was magical': How Ireland tuned in to watch Apollo 11 make history One Small Step

'The excitement of it was magical': How Ireland tuned in to watch Apollo 11 make history

It was in the early hours of 21 July 1969 that Irish audiences first heard Neil Armstrong’s famous words as he stepped onto the surface.

From TheJournal.ie '5,000 men needed to recreate Bloody Sunday 1920 - no jeans' - Neil Jordan donates archive to National Library Michael Collins

'5,000 men needed to recreate Bloody Sunday 1920 - no jeans' - Neil Jordan donates archive to National Library

The archive will be digitised and put on display.

Former Ireland U21 player becomes youngest manager in England's top four divisions

Michael Collins has been named as Bradford City’s new head coach.

16 of the oddest Amazon reviews of Irish films

Some people just don’t think Michael Collins is Irish enough.

The Michael Collins movie was on last night and people had some opinions on his and Kitty's relationship

“Oh yeah, so he has time to start a revolution but I can’t get my big fella to text me back?”

From TheJournal.ie 'It's Belfast or go blind': Bus of elderly head on eight-hour journey up North for cataract surgery Waiting Lists

'It's Belfast or go blind': Bus of elderly head on eight-hour journey up North for cataract surgery

There are currently more than 8,500 people on the cataract waiting list in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'It belongs in the bin': Expanding Cork city has potential to be destructive across rural Ireland say TDs Dangerous Precedent

'It belongs in the bin': Expanding Cork city has potential to be destructive across rural Ireland say TDs

Rural TDs fear expanding Cork city would set a dangerous precedent in councils across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Collins 'would not be happy' with suggestions Ireland follow Britain out of EU Was It For This

Michael Collins 'would not be happy' with suggestions Ireland follow Britain out of EU

MEP Seán Kelly said it is “daft” to suggest Ireland should make itself economically dependent on the UK again.

18 observations every Irish person makes when they're watching Michael Collins

“Jonathan Rhys Meyers you little shit”

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's biggest movie studio is up for sale, but developers won't be allowed build houses there House Ban

Ireland's biggest movie studio is up for sale, but developers won't be allowed build houses there

Wicklow’s Ardmore Studios, previously home to films like Michael Collins, is up for sale.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar: "I foresee a united Ireland at some point in the future" Ireland's Future

Leo Varadkar: "I foresee a united Ireland at some point in the future"

Minister Leo Varadkar was giving his speech at the Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith commemoration in Glasnevin cemetery today.

From TheJournal.ie "It's a bear pit" - 100 days in, our newest TDs talk the hours, income, and oddities that come with Dáil life Finding Their Feet

"It's a bear pit" - 100 days in, our newest TDs talk the hours, income, and oddities that come with Dáil life

There are a huge amount of first-time TDs in the 32nd Dáil. Here’s how they’ve been finding life in their new home.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil to vote for Taoiseach for the fourth time tomorrow We Go Again

Dáil to vote for Taoiseach for the fourth time tomorrow

Some independent TDs are unhappy that certain items have been omitted from the draft document for government.

14 very Irish tweets about Michael Collins last night

The whole country was watching.

From TheJournal.ie Neil Jordan: 'The kind of movies I'm known for making, they don't make them anymore" Interview

Neil Jordan: 'The kind of movies I'm known for making, they don't make them anymore"

We speak to the Oscar-winning director about Michael Collins, 20 years on.

Fan's tricolour depicts Jon Walters as another great Irish leader

The Stoke City man is dressed in full uniform as Michael Collins.

9 very Irish cocktails every Irish person needs to try at least once

“One Mai Tai Baiii, please.”

From TheJournal.ie "We're going 'mother of God, how are we going to survive in this country?'" Carrickmines

"We're going 'mother of God, how are we going to survive in this country?'"

Actor Michael Collins speaks to us about Traveller life in Ireland, and his latest role.

From TheJournal.ie A Dublin home used by Michael Collins as a safe house is for sale... New To Market

A Dublin home used by Michael Collins as a safe house is for sale...

And it’s really very swanky.

These Irish fans pulled off a prank on the big screen before the rugby match in London

Would Michael Collins and Padraig Pearse please make their way to lost and found?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is too much being done to commemorate the 1916 Rising? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is too much being done to commemorate the 1916 Rising?

A commemorative event was held in west Cork for Michael Collins yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Collins would've been too young to run for president. Welcome to #PresRef Pres Ref

Michael Collins would've been too young to run for president. Welcome to #PresRef

Yes vote campaigners say that age is no measure of experience.

From TheJournal.ie The government is going to buy the historic Moore Street site 2016 Commemorations

The government is going to buy the historic Moore Street site

Numbers 14-17 Moore Street have been designated as a site for a Commemorative Centre.

From TheJournal.ie Leo: Gerry Adams has quite an opinion of himself Criticism

Leo: Gerry Adams has quite an opinion of himself

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

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams's gunpoint comments 'a barely concealed threat to the modern media' Shinner Dinner

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Blood-soaked hands of Michael Collins in Young Fine Gael recruitment poster is 'satire' House Of Cards

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Grand nieces of Michael Collins present his death mask to museum Remembrance

Grand nieces of Michael Collins present his death mask to museum

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

From TheJournal.ie Public urged to join "ramped up" Michael Collins commemoration today The Big Fella

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

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

'Bombshell' Fianna Fáil split in Limerick after election success

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

From TheJournal.ie Video column: The Writer – the life and work of Tim Pat Coogan Dubliners

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

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

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