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  • Their Volunteer Company Including Michael Collins
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    Michael Collins 1. On the 16th October 1890 Michael Collins was born in West Cork near Sam's Cross, named after Sam Wallace, a local highwayman. Michael was born to father Michael Senior and mother Marianne O'Brien. Even though there was a 52-year age difference it did not stop them from making Michael the youngest of 8 children. Collins' father, Michael Senior, said on his deathbed 'Mind that child', pointing to his six-year-old son. 'He " ll be a great man yet, he " ll do great things for Irel...
  • Collins Poem
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    Billy Collins Billy Collins was born on March 22, 1941 in New York, NY and is married to Diane Collins. He is the son of Katherine M. Collins and William S. Collins. Collins received a Bachelors Degree at the College of the Holy Cross in 1963 and also received a Ph. D. in romantic poetry in 1971. He has been a writer-in-residence at Sarah Lawrence College and also was a Literary Lion of the New York Public Library. He is an English Professor at Lehman College for CUNY, where he has been teaching...
  • Collins To London In October 1921
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    Michael Collins played a major part in Ireland's history after 1916. Michael Collins had been involved in the Easter Uprising in 1916, but he played a relatively low key part. It was after the Uprising that Collins made his mark leading to the treaty of 1921 that gave Ireland dominion status within the British Empire. Michael Collins was born in October 1890 in County Cork. This area was a heartland of the Fenian movement. His father, also called Michael, instilled in his son a love of Irish poe...
  • Used By Michael Collins
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    Michael Collins (Liam Neeson in the movie) was a product of the history created by the colonizing of Ireland and molded by the incidents of his time. In 1916, the British government ruled Ireland with a firm and cruel hand. When a group of Irish rebels staged a six-day siege at Dublin's General Post Office, only one of the leaders was able to escape execution, Eamon De Valera, an American citizen of Irish / Spanish blood. De Valera takes control of Sinn Fein after being released from prison in 1...
  • Michael Collins The Man Who Made Ireland
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    "Michael Collins the Man Who Made Ireland " Michael Collins the Man Who Made Ireland" is a biography written by Tim Pat Coogan. Tim Pat Coogan is a famous author who was asked to write the biography by his former teacher Fr Michael O'Carroll. During the author's childhood he was not told anything about Michael Collins. He learned it was a name that either people admired or hated. The reason for this was that some people think of Michael Collins as the man who gained Ireland's independence, while...

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