The proclamation of Irish Independence by Irish Republicans during the Easter Rising of The uprising was brutally crushed and several leaders were executed by British forces; however, the defeat served as a rallying cry for Irish independence, resul
Michael Collins, was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance and Teachta Dála (TD) for Cork South in the First Dáil of Director of Intelligence for the IRA, and member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations.
Michael Collins - A myth about the Irish independence leader's death The first article of this series opened a re-examination of several popular misconceptions about Irish independence hero Michael Collins. Here S.M. Sigerson looks at just one of the most notorious myths – that Collins died because he was inexperienced in live combat. http://www.historyisnowmagazine.com/blog/2014/10/5/michael-collins-a-myth-about-the-irish-independence-leaders-death#.VDvHpoZx0xA=