Michael Collins in the British Media
As the Irish War of Independence began to escalate the British media clamoured to get a new angle or scoop on the Irish story. A relatively unknown West Cork man, a leader of the ‘Sinn Fein army’ slowly began to become a focus of much of their attention…
Collins, Commemoration, Conciliation & Conflict
The Role of the Beal na Blath commemoration in the thawing of Civil war Politics
As Ireland seems to move towards a historic coalition government between the political descendants of our civil war belligerents, it is worth noting a forgotten event that attempted to reconcile those two factions….