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Michael Collins

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John F. Kennedy speaks to a young child while visiting his ancestral home Dunganstown, Ireland 50 years ago during a diplomatic tour of the country Los Kennedy, John F Kennedy, Michael Collins, John Fitzgerald, Our President, Political Figures, Special People, Jfk, American History

The Kennedy's and the Irish celebrate the 50th anniversary of JFK's visit to Ireland with the lighting of an eternal flame

The Kennedy family joined the Irish government to celebrate the 50th anniversary of JFK's visit to Ireland during his presidency by lighting an 'eternal flame'

Window on history: Never-before-seen pictures of (r-l) Michael Collins Arthur Griffith and Richard Mulcahy Ireland on independent historic archive. Irish Rebellion 1916, Ireland 1916, Ireland Map, Dublin Ireland, Irish Independence, Irish Republican Army, Irish News, Irish Warrior, Erin Go Bragh

Independent's historic archive available online

The Irish Independent Photo Archive spans the years from 1912 to 1999.

These boys dressed in Na Fianna Éireann uniforms are carrying wreaths as part of the funeral procession of Michael Collins. Format: Glass Negative Date: 28 August 1922 NLI Ref.: Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland Ireland 1916, Irish Independence, Michael Collins, Ireland Homes, Free State, Irish Eyes, Lest We Forget, Military History, Funeral

Michael Collins Funeral

These boys dressed in Na Fianna Éireann uniforms are carrying wreaths as part of the funeral procession of Michael Collins. Format: Glass Negative Date: 28 August 1922 NLI Ref.: INDH314 Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland

Crowds at O’Connell Street (Sackville Street) watch the funeral cortege of Michael Collins pass on its way to Glasnevin Cemetery, August 28 1922 Ireland 1916, Dublin Ireland, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Ireland Pictures, Irish Independence, Easter Rising, Michael Collins, Ireland Homes

One-fifth of Ireland's population turned out for Michael Collins’ funeral

An estimated 500,000 people lined the streets of Dublin on August 28, 1922 to pay their respects to Irish revolutionary hero Michael Collins.

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1916 Print Series - Michael Collins

Prints by David Rooney Michael Collins (1890–1922), born in Co. Cork, he was a staff captain in the GPO in 1916, and emerged as a leading figure during his internment in Frongoch camp. As the Director of Organisation with the Irish Volunteers, he masterminded their campaign in the Anglo-Irish war (1919-21). Having signed the Anglo-Irish Treaty, in 1922 he became chairman of the Provisional Government and commander-in-chief of the National Army. He was killed in an ambush in Co. Cork on 22…

Last Photo of Michael Collins Alive 1922 outside the Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon, Co. Cork , Ireland Collins' convoy passing Lees Hotel in Bandon 20 minutes before reaching Beal na mBláth (est. Irish Republican Brotherhood, Easter Rising, The Ira, Michael Collins, Ireland Homes, Thats The Way, Old Photos, Free State

The last picture of Michael Collins, left, snapped as he and Emmet Dalton take the back seat of the touring car, departing Lee's Hotel in Bandon the day of Collins' death.