“You are seven minutes late Mr. Collins” Michael Collins replied “We’ve been waiting over seven hundred years, you can have the extra seven minutes”. On this day 1922 Dublin Castle was handed over by the British.
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!
Cabinet Counterrevolution? Ernest Blythe, WT Cosgrave & the death of Michael Collins How did the Collins-Griffith government become the Cosgrave-Blythe government overnight? And with what consequences for Ireland? https://collinsassassination.wordpress.com/2015/04/19/cabinet-counterrevolution-ernest-blythe-wt-cosgrave-the-death-of-michael-collins/