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Arrest made as gardaí investigate object thrown at Taoiseach during Béal na Bláth event
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Arrest made as gardaí investigate object thrown at Taoiseach during Béal na Bláth event

Aug 22nd 2022, 4:48 PM 39,034 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at the Taoiseach’s speech in Cork yesterday.

Michael Collins' family and Defence Forces mark centenary of death
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Michael Collins' family and Defence Forces mark centenary of death

Aug 22nd 2022, 3:27 PM 13,225 Views 8 Comments

Collins was shot and killed during an ambush by anti-treaty forces in Co Cork.

The death of Michael Collins and the what-ifs of Irish history
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The death of Michael Collins and the what-ifs of Irish history

Aug 22nd 2022, 7:00 AM 22,605 Views 19 Comments

The revolutionary-turned finance minister died aged just 32.

Anatomy of an Ambush: Béal na Bláth and the military battle that changed the path of Irish history
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Anatomy of an Ambush: Béal na Bláth and the military battle that changed the path of Irish history

Aug 21st 2022, 8:05 PM 31,296 Views 14 Comments

Commandant Stephen MacEoin, a historian and infantry leader, examines the ambush at Béal na Bláth from a military perspective.

History made at Michael Collins centenary commemoration – Varadkar
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History made at Michael Collins centenary commemoration – Varadkar

Updated Aug 21st 2022, 3:14 PM 45,291 Views 76 Comments

Thousands of people are at the ceremony, taking place in Collins’s native West Cork.

'I was never a fan of de Valera': Neil Jordan on the legacy of his Michael Collins biopic
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'I was never a fan of de Valera': Neil Jordan on the legacy of his Michael Collins biopic

Updated Aug 21st 2022, 2:27 PM 33,395 Views 22 Comments

The film is credited, along with a biography published around the same time, of bringing Collins’s role as a revolutionary to prominence.

Tycoon Ben Dunne selling art collection featuring high-profile Lavery painting
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Tycoon Ben Dunne selling art collection featuring high-profile Lavery painting

Aug 21st 2022, 12:00 PM 38,480 Views 14 Comments

Among them is John Lavery’s Sketch For Pro-Cathedral, Dublin 1922 – the painting of the funeral of Michael Collins.

Mary Lou McDonald: Michael Collins is a divisive figure, but history is complex
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Mary Lou McDonald: Michael Collins is a divisive figure, but history is complex

Updated Aug 16th 2022, 1:15 PM 47,313 Views 90 Comments

As the anniversary of Collins’ death approaches this weekend, the Sinn Féin leader examines his legacy.

Michael Collins’ diaries to be made public for first time
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Michael Collins’ diaries to be made public for first time

Aug 15th 2022, 1:05 PM 16,568 Views 10 Comments

The five diaries cover the period from 1918 to Collins’ death in 1922.

# michael-collins - This year 2022

AIB says it 'will not proceed' with plans to make 70 branches cashless in wake of massive backlash
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AIB says it 'will not proceed' with plans to make 70 branches cashless in wake of massive backlash

Jul 22nd 2022, 12:42 PM 61,474 Views 86 Comments
  • The bank said it would not be proceeding with the move due to "customer and public unease".
  • The decision has been welcomed by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and the Irish League of Credit Unions.
  • The statement came as three Rural Independent Group TDs demanded to speak with the bank's CEO at AIB HQ this morning.
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Salads and cycling aren't weird: Taoiseach comes to Eamon Ryan's defence amid Dáil criticism

Apr 26th 2022, 5:58 PM 50,076 Views 48 Comments

Independent TD Mattie McGrath said Martin was drinking too much green tea and that it had gone to his head.

Lock of Michael Collins’ hair sells for over €21,000 at auction
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Lock of Michael Collins’ hair sells for over €21,000 at auction

Mar 16th 2022, 12:18 PM 15,318 Views 8 Comments

A revolver owned by the republican leader was also sold for over €10,000.

Commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of Dublin Castle handover taking place today
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Commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of Dublin Castle handover taking place today

Jan 16th 2022, 7:45 AM 14,531 Views 14 Comments

On 16 January 1922 at 1.45pm, the Viceroy of Ireland formally handed over power.

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Michael Collins' diaries of daily life have been loaned to the State by his family
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Michael Collins' diaries of daily life have been loaned to the State by his family

Nov 8th 2021, 8:20 PM 23,086 Views 14 Comments

The diaries cover Collins’ day-to-day life, spanning the Civil War and the foundation of the State

Senator urges Government to acquire Michael Collins artifacts before they are auctioned
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Senator urges Government to acquire Michael Collins artifacts before they are auctioned

Sep 23rd 2021, 2:42 PM 17,917 Views 11 Comments

The items are to go up for auction next week.

Michael Collins, who piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft during the Moon landing, has died aged 90
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Michael Collins, who piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft during the Moon landing, has died aged 90

Apr 28th 2021, 6:39 PM 22,402 Views 57 Comments

Michael Collins piloted the orbiting command module as his colleages landed on the Moon.

Explainer: The curious case of Michael Collins' bloodstained cap being removed from museum display
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Explainer: The curious case of Michael Collins' bloodstained cap being removed from museum display

Jan 8th 2021, 5:39 PM 26,128 Views 27 Comments

The National Museum of Ireland said the 2005 decision was ‘primarily’ about preserving the hat.

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

Jul 31st 2020, 3:55 PM 15,320 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Jun 28th 2020, 6:45 PM 49,535 Views 120 Comments

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

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

Apr 13th 2020, 10:00 PM 57,378 Views 82 Comments

Test your knowledge of the 1996 classic.

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

Feb 12th 2020, 11:09 AM 43,090 Views 63 Comments

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

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

Dec 28th 2019, 12:00 PM 32,043 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:06 PM 31,718 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Sep 18th 2019, 5:55 PM 14,668 Views 43 Comments

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

How much do you know about Michael Collins?
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How much do you know about Michael Collins?

Aug 18th 2019, 9:00 PM 60,613 Views 76 Comments

Let’s test your knowledge of The Big Fella.

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

Jul 16th 2019, 9:30 PM 22,425 Views 46 Comments

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

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

Jul 13th 2019, 10:30 AM 14,214 Views 40 Comments

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.

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

Aug 9th 2018, 1:05 PM 15,229 Views 11 Comments

The archive will be digitised and put on display.

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

Jun 18th 2018, 10:12 AM 10,136 Views 4 Comments

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

16 of the oddest Amazon reviews of Irish films
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16 of the oddest Amazon reviews of Irish films

Apr 22nd 2018, 9:30 PM 8,870 Views 4 Comments

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

Jan 28th 2018, 10:23 AM 12,333 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Dec 18th 2017, 9:56 PM 17,382 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Oct 21st 2017, 9:45 AM 17,979 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Jul 8th 2017, 6:50 AM 16,634 Views 146 Comments

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

Jun 25th 2017, 9:00 PM 27,836 Views 1 Comment

“Jonathan Rhys Meyers you little shit”

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

Feb 12th 2017, 7:00 AM 16,971 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Aug 21st 2016, 1:01 PM 23,128 Views 112 Comments

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

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

Jun 5th 2016, 8:30 AM 18,012 Views 16 Comments

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.

Dáil to vote for Taoiseach for the fourth time tomorrow
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Dáil to vote for Taoiseach for the fourth time tomorrow

May 5th 2016, 3:40 PM 31,480 Views 149 Comments

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
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14 very Irish tweets about Michael Collins last night

Mar 17th 2016, 9:19 AM 9,402 Views 0 Comments

The whole country was watching.

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