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

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

Rare video of Michael Collins on the day he “signed his own death warrant”   http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/Rare-video-of-Michael-Collins-on-the-day-he-signed-his-own-death-warrant.html

Rare video of Michael Collins - the day he “signed his own death warrant” Amazing British Pathé footage shows time when the Anglo-Irish treaty of 1921 was at the most critical moment.

Anglo-Irish Treaty 1921

Anglo-Irish Treaty 1921

Michael Collins (Irish Revolutionary Leader and Minister for Finance) signs the Anglo/Irish Treaty amidst a delegation of Irish and British officials at 22 Hans Place London on December 6th 1921. [563x419px]

Michael Collins (Irish Revolutionary Leader and Minister for Finance) signs the Anglo/Irish Treaty amidst a delegation of Irish and British officials at 22 Hans Place, London on December

Imagining Ireland's Independence: The Debates over the Anglo-irish Treaty of 1921

Imagining Ireland's Independence: The Debates over the Anglo-irish Treaty of 1921

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.

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.

Anglo-Irish Treaty - The Anglo-Irish Treaty was agreed to end the 1919-1921 Irish War of Independence between the Irish Republic and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The treaty provided for a self-governing Irish state, having its own army and police. The Treaty also allowed Northern Ireland (the six north-eastern counties – Fermanagh, Antrim, Tyrone, Londonderry, Armagh and Down – where the majority population was of the Protestant religion) to opt out of the new state and…

Annotated page from the Anglo-Irish Treaty that established the Irish Free State and independence for 26 out of 32 Irish counties

Irish Republican and Sinn Féin politician. He rejected the Anglo-Irish Treaty and was captured by pro-Treaty forces during the Irish Civil War. Mellows was executed by Free State forces in 1922.

Liam Mellows, Irish Republican and Sinn Féin politician. He rejected the Anglo-Irish Treaty and was captured by pro-Treaty forces during the Irish Civil War. Mellows was executed by Free State forces in

On this day 1921 the Anglo Irish Treaty was Signed.    The Treaty between Great Britain and Ireland was signed in London and with it brought an end the Irish War of Independence, though tragically led to the Irish Civil War.    Later that day Michael Collins wrote  "....early this morning I signed my death warrant".

In 1921 the Anglo Irish Treaty was signed in London and brought an end to the Irish War of Independence, though tragically it led to the Irish Civil War. Later that day Michael Collins wrote ".early this morning I signed my death warrant".

1921: Eamon de Valera, Arthur Griffiths and party colleagues following negotiations for the formation of the Irish Free State.Anglo-Irish Treaty correspondence released in eBook Communications between Michael Collins, Eamon de Valera and others involved in the negotiations are now available on Kindle and iPad.

Communications between Michael Collins, Eamon de Valera and others involved in the negotiations are now available on Kindle and iPad.

Anglo-Irish Treaty online

The National Archives Treaty Exhibition

#OTD in 1922 – Cumann na mBan votes overwhelmingly to reject the Treaty. – Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

#OTD in 1922 – Cumann na mBan votes overwhelmingly to reject the Treaty. – Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

#OTD in 1922 – Cumann na mBan votes overwhelmingly to reject the Treaty. – Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

#OTD in 1922 – Cumann na mBan votes overwhelmingly to reject the Treaty. – Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

#OTD in 1922 – Dáil Éireann votes 64 to 57 to accept the Anglo-Irish Treaty, creating the Irish Free State, setting the scene for the Irish Civil War. – Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

#OTD in 1922 – Dáil Éireann votes 64 to 57 to accept the Anglo-Irish Treaty, creating the Irish Free State, setting the scene for the Irish Civil War. – Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

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