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Celtic Radio Community > General Discussion > Michael Collins - 100th Annniversary Of HIs Death

Posted by: haynes9 22-Aug-2022, 08:06 AM
Today marks 100 years since the ambush and subsequent death of Michael Collins. He is a fascinating study and figure in Irish history.

One has to wonder what would have become of Ireland and Irish independence had he not been killed.

As a history buff (I am certainly no expert), I hope this will trigger a renewed study of his life and the principles that he stood for.

Have a great day, everyone!!

Posted by: CelticRadio 03-Sep-2022, 02:23 PM
Thank you Haynes, I enjoyed looking up this figure in history. Yes - you wonder what would happen if he had not been killed. The British empire was one of the most brutal empires there was - we seem to pepper it with stories of lore and music.

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