The Story of Michael Collins by Iosold Ni Dheirg


The Story of Michael Collins by Iosold Ni Dheirg

'As dusk was falling, the party drove back to Macroom. As they came up to the crossroads at Beal na mBlath, they unexpectedly encountered a group of republicans and in the exchanges, which followed, the commander-in-chief was mortally wounded.''Michael Collins has passed into history...' Though only thirty-two when he died Michael Collins had become feared by the British and a central figure in the fight for Irish freedom. In this short biography, Iosold Ni Dheirg, brings the life of Collins into perspective for young readers.Future titles in this series will include the biographies of Daniel O'Connell, Robert Emmet and Padraic Pearse.

About the Author

Iosold Ni Dheirg is the daughter of Sinead Mason, Michael Collins' personal secretary. She lives in Dublin.

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128 pages


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Publication date

30th June 2008



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