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Famous ‘High Nelly’ Bicycle belonging to Michael Collins is discovered!

The original “high nelly” bicycle used by Michael Collins has been discovered and will along with other high nellys tour Ireland as part of an exhibition.

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New Coin to celebrate Irish leader Michael Collins

Famed Irish leader Michael Collins, who took part in the 1916 rising and negotiated the Anglo Irish Treaty, is to be commemorated in a new series of coins paying tribute to famous Irish legendary leaders. The series of coins have been labelled: “The Fight For Irish … Continue reading

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Prayer Book of Michael Collins turns up 90 years after his death

Famous throughout Ireland, Michael Collins was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance and Teachta Dála (TD) for Cork South in the First Dáil of 1919. A director of Intelligence for the IRA and member of the Irish delegation during … Continue reading

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