Emmet Dalton

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Michael Collins

Who killed Michael Collins? It remains one of the greatest unanswered questions of Irish history 99 years after his death. An avalanche of speculatio(...)

Irish troops moving over the captured German 2nd line at Cambrai, France, circa 1917. Photograph: Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images

January 21st, 1919 was an auspicious day in Irish history. The War of Independence started when men from the 3rd Tipperary Brigade of the Irish Volunt(...)

The Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald TD to give annual Michael Collins oration.

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald will deliver the oration at Béal na Bláth this August to mark the death of Gen Michael Collins. Béal na Bláth(...)

Curragh Camp: Maj Gen Emmet Dalton (centre) with Michael Collins, Col Dunphy, Comdt Gen P MacMahon and Comdt-Gen D O’Hegarty. Photo by Finnerty/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

In the aftermath of the death of Michael Collins some fanciful assertions were made about what his last words had been, with suggestions that he ha(...)