Michael Collins ("The Big Fella") A leader of the Irish Rebellion.  Director of Intelligence during the rebellion and later led the Irish Delegation in negotiations with the British to enact the Anglo-Irish Peace Treaty.  Assassinated in 1922 during the Irish Civil War - he was 32 years old.

Today is the anniversary of the death of Irish revolutionary leader Michael Collins. On August Collins was shot and killed while fighting for freedom during the Irish Civil War. Check out his family tree on Geni!

Michael Collins (Irish revolutionary leader, financial minister,Director of Intelligence of the IRA) He was key in the Irish War of Independence and tried to work with England and it's Parliament to achieve such. In the Irish Treaty which he signed it made Ireland a free state

Michael Collins, was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance and Teachta Dála (TD) for Cork South in the First Dáil of Director of Intelligence for the IRA, and member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations.

Michael Collins quote.  Early this morning  I have signed my death warrant. Image copyright Ireland Calling

Quotes from Irish nationalist, Michael Collins surrounding the Easter Rising and the Anglo-Irish Treaty.

Michael Collins (Love of Ireland). Date	1922  John Lavery (1856–1941) God rest the soul of this great man.

Michael Collins, Love of Ireland, by Sir John Lavery (Irish Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin

The news of Collins's death was a traumatic shock. During the Anglo-#Irish War (1919-1921) he led the IRA and was a member of the unofficial Irish government.

The news of Collins's death was a traumatic shock. During the Anglo-Irish War…

On this day, 28th June 1922 Michael Collins gave the order to bombard the Four Courts with artillery shells in an attempt to remove anti-Treaty IRA. This was to be the start of the Irish Civil War.

June 1922 Michael Collins gave the order to bombard the Four Courts with artillery shells in an attempt to remove anti-Treaty IRA. This was to be the start of the Irish Civil War.

General Michael Collins. If he had lived I think he might have changed Irish history.

If he had lived I think he might have changed Irish history. [ I have been to Dublin Ireland and have been to the places of the Easter Rising.

Michael Collins, Revolutionary And Founder Of The Irish Free State. Photo 1919. He did what was thought to be impossible.

Michael Collins, Revolutionary And Founder Of The Irish Free State. Photo He did what was thought to be impossible.

Michael Collins 12/08/22 10 days before he died

Michael Collins 10 days before he was assassinated.

Michael Collins

Michael Collins, Irish revolutionary leader, founder of the Irish Free State. Fought and died for Irish freedom.

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