Ireland must display confidence in face of Brexit, Michael Collins commemoration told

Ireland must display confidence in face of Brexit, Michael Collins commemoration told

Ireland will have to display confidence and strength in the face of Brexit and make sure that we do what needs to be done to ensure future growth and prosperity, economist Jim Power told the annual Michael Collins commemoration today at Béal na Bláth in West Cork.

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Was Michael Collins gay? asks new book on Irish hero

Was Michael Collins gay? asks new book on Irish hero

Though the ‘Big Fellow’ was engaged to Kitty Kiernan at the time he was killed, in 1922, there is still speculation about his sexuality, writes Ryle Dwyer.

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New theory suggests trap was laid for Michael Collins at Béal na Bláth

New theory suggests trap was laid for Michael Collins at Béal na Bláth

With the publication of a new book on the death of War of independence hero General Michael Collins, historian Ryle Dwyer takes closer look at the killing at Béal na Bláth

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Digitalised footage of architects of Irish independence made available online

Digitalised footage of architects of Irish independence made available online

Footage includes Michael Collins addressing a huge crowd following the signing of the treaty which heralded the end of British rule.

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Items belonging to Kitty Kiernan, fiancée of Michael Collins, to go under the hammer

Items belonging to Kitty Kiernan, fiancée of Michael Collins, to go under the hammer

A vanity case belonging to the fiancée of slain Irish revolutionary, soldier and politician Michael Collins is to go under the auction hammer next month.

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