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Eamon de Valera (centre) strongly opposed the 1922 Anglo-Irish Treaty that brought about the partition of Ireland.

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Michael Collins, was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance & Teachta Dala (TD) for Cork South in the First Dail of 1919, Director of Intelligence for the IRA, & member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations. Subsequently, he was both Chairman of the Provisional Government & Commander-in-Chief of the National Army. Throughout this time, he was also President of the Irish Republican Army. Collins was shot & killed in August 1922.

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Strongbow landed near-present day Waterford in August 1170 with 1000 men. They attacked and defeated the Viking city of Vadrefjord (Waterford), thereby breaking the treaty with O'Connor. Mac Murchada kept his word to Strongbow and gave him his daughter Aoife as wife, and thereby Strongbow became heir to Leinster's throne. Strongbow's men then went north, attacked and defeated Dublin expelling its Norse leader, Lord MacTorkil, in a boat.

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Michael Collins. A leader of the Irish Rebellion. Director of Intelligence during the rebellion and later led the Irish Delegation in negotiations with the British to enact the Anglo-Irish Peace Treaty. Assassinated in 1922 during the Irish Civil War - he was 32 years old.

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Amazing British Pathé footage shows time when the Anglo-Irish treaty of 1921 was at the most critical moment.

Michael Collins. Collins was a leader of the Irish Rebellion. Director of Intelligence during the rebellion, he later led the Irish Delegation in negotiations with the British to enact the Anglo-Irish Peace Treaty. Collins was assassinated in 1922 during the Irish Civil War: he was 32 years old.

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Michael Collins - Michael Collins In Military Uniform 1922 - $18.50 - Michael Collins (1890-1922), one of his best known pictures. Collins was an Irish nationalist, Minister for Finance, Director of Intelligence of IRA, Gaa lover, negotiator of Anglo-Irish Treaty and Commander-in-Chief of Free State Army.