A to Z of Statues – M is for Michael Collins

We were going to visit the Michael Collins Museum and as we waited for it to open at ten o’clock we walked around the square in search of photo opportunities.

Michael Collins is one of the great characters (heroes?) of Irish history, a soldier, a politician, a patriot who was eventually betrayed by a man less worthy (Éamon de Valera) and murdered in an ambush somewhere close to Clonakilty at Béal na Bláth.

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5 responses to “A to Z of Statues – M is for Michael Collins

  1. Nice story of the divides of war, still today.

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  2. A real Irish band in a real Irish pub … what a great way of ending a tour in Ireland!

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