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JOHN YOUNG
ARTHUR GRIFFITH
MICHAEL COLLINS
DE VALERA
IRA
FREE STATE
FARMING
NEIL ARMSTRONG
ARMY
COSGRAVE
MAN WHO
LUNAR
APOLLO ASTRONAUTS
FICTIONALISED
KILLED
LIAM NEESON
TREATY
BIOGRAPHY
BRITISH
CORK
EDWIN ALDRIN
YEARS OLD
BECAME KNOWN
FILM
REVOLUTIONARY
COLLINS ORBITED
BORN
DIED
PLAYED
DAIL
COLLINS FAMILY
SINN FEIN
SINN FÉIN
FINE GAEL
IRELAND
SKIBBEREEN
ANTI-TREATY IRA
CLONAKILTY
IRISH FREE STATE
EASTER RISING
COMMAND MODULE PILOT
VALERA
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Definitions

  1. Michael Collins (born October 31, 1930 in Rome, Italy) is a former American astronaut and test pilot. (Web site)
  2. Michael Collins was the command module pilot for Apollo 11, the 1969 American space mission which landed the first humans on the moon. (Web site)
  3. Michael Collins - the big fellow and Irish Patriot Biographical notes about Michael Collins, the Irish patriot who was shot by British Troops in 1922. (Web site)
  4. Michael Collins was born in Cork in 1890. (Web site)
  5. Michael Collins (born 1964) is an Irish novelist and also an international ultra-distance runner.

John Young

  1. Other images show John Young and Michael Collins of the Gemini X program laughing in the family's iving room.
  2. Am 25. Januar 1966 gab die NASA bekannt, dass Michael Collins der Pilot von Gemini 10 w--rde, unter dem Kommando von John Young. (Web site)
  3. Gemini X July 18-21, 1966 John W. Young, Michael Collins 2 days 22 hours 46 min 39 seconds First use of Agena target vehicle's propulsion systems.

Arthur Griffith

  1. Instead, he sent Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins to head the Irish delegation.
  2. Instead, with the reluctant agreement of his cabinet, de Valera nominated a team of delegates headed by Arthur Griffith, with Michael Collins as his deputy. (Web site)
  3. Eamon de Valera, Michael Collins, Arthur Griffith and a host of other participants come to life.
  4. In August 1933 a parade was planned by the Blueshirts in Dublin to commemerate Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith.
  5. In one of his earlier speeches, Arthur Griffith referred to Michael Collins as --the man who won the war-- (Dwyer, Michael Collins 7).

Michael Collins

  1. The military wing of the Sinn Fein political party, the Irish Republican Army [IRA], was led by Michael Collins. (Web site)
  2. Like all senior Sinn F--in members, Michael Collins was nominated in the 1918 general election to elect Irish MPs to the British House of Commons in London. (Web site)
  3. His father, also called Michael Collins, had become a member of the republican Fenian movement in his youth, but had left and settled down to farming. (Web site)
  4. He is also remembered in the political sphere for recruiting the nationalist leader Michael Collins to the Irish Republican Brotherhood in 1909. (Web site)
  5. He served as a member of the committee under Michael Collins, the chairman of the Provisional Government, that drafted the Irish Free State Constitution.

De Valera

  1. Instead, with the reluctant agreement of his cabinet, de Valera nominated a team of delegates headed by Arthur Griffith, with Michael Collins as his deputy. (Web site)
  2. After the rising, Stanley was imprisoned in Frongoch, where he fraternised with Michael Collins.
  3. Eamon de Valera, Michael Collins, Arthur Griffith and a host of other participants come to life.

Ira

  1. Despite the fact that Michael Collins — the de facto leader of the IRA — had negotiated the Treaty, many IRA officers were against it.
  2. Most were assassinated on 21 November 1920 by the IRA in a planned series of simultaneous early morning strikes engineered by Michael Collins.
  3. Tags history war ireland ira independence irish war of independence michael collins anglo irish war cork i.r.a.
  4. From 1919-1921 the Irish Republican Army (IRA) was organized as a guerrilla army, led by Michael Collins and fought against British forces.
  5. We became independent from England in 1921 when they signed the treaty, so why isn’t there a statue of Michael Collins outside the Dáil?” he asked.

Free State

  1. Michael Collins accepted a British offer of artillery for use by the new Free State Army against the Four Courts. (Web site)
  2. His actions opposing his rival Michael Collins also may have exacerbated the troubles with England in the early days of the Irish Free State. (Web site)

Farming

  1. His father, also called Michael Collins, had become a member of the republican Fenian movement in his youth, but had left and settled down to farming.
  2. It was into that relatively well-to-do farming existence that Michael Collins, the 3rd son and youngest of eight children was born.
  3. Michael Collins had been involved in the Easter Uprising in 1916, but he played a relatively low key part. (Web site)
  4. After the rising, Stanley was imprisoned in Frongoch, where he fraternised with Michael Collins.

Neil Armstrong

  1. Michael Collins, aboard Columbia, took this picture of the Lunar Module as it prepared for its descent to the Moon.
  2. On July 20, 1969, he followed Neil Armstrong onto the lunar surface while a third American astronaut, Michael Collins, remained in orbit overhead. (Web site)
  3. From left to right, Neil A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot.
  4. Once meses m--s tarde, la misi--n Apolo 11 con Neil Armstrong, Edwin Buzz Aldrin y Michael Collins har--an historia. (Web site)

Army

  1. The National Army suffered about 800 fatalities in the Civil War, including its commander in chief, Michael Collins.
  2. Michael Collins accepted a British offer of artillery for use by the new Free State Army against the Four Courts. (Web site)

Cosgrave

  1. The deaths of Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins led to the merging of their offices under the united leadership of W.T. Cosgrave.
  2. Furthermore the leaders of the Sinn F--in candidates elected in 1918, such as de Valera, Michael Collins and W.T. Cosgrave, came to dominate Irish politics.
  3. Cosgrave replaced Michael Collins as chairman of the provisional government when the latter became commander-in-chief of the army in July 1922.
  4. By 1921, the IRA, as its senior strategist, the Irish Republic's Minister for Finance, Michael Collins admitted, was on the brink of collapse. (Web site)
  5. The British refused and de Valera refused to negotiate and sent Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith as leaders of the Irish delegation.

Man Who

  1. Michael Collins described the Treaty as 'the freedom to achieve freedom'.
  2. In 1996, Michael Collins became the subject of a film by director Neil Jordan. (Web site)
  3. While it is flecked with some historical inaccuracies, Michael Collins is a fantastic film.
  4. He returned home and sent a delegation led by Michael Collins to negotiate a settlement. (Web site)
  5. And maybe discover Michael Collins as a man who fought for the freedom of his country. (Web site)

Lunar

  1. The crew of the first manned lunar landing mission, Apollo 11, consisted of Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins. (Web site)
  2. Hard to find genuine Michael Collins autograph on photo of Eagle ascending from the lunar surface and the first manned moonlanding.
  3. Astronaut Michael Collins had remained in the command module in orbit while his fellow crewmen explored the lunar surface. (Web site)
  4. As Michael Collins, who flew in Apollo 11 – the first lunar landing – recalls, Kennedy's declaration was 'beautiful in its simplicity.
  5. Aboard the Apollo 11 Command Module, Michael Collins shows the world where he sleeps - under the couch This video clip is from the Apollo missions.

Apollo Astronauts

  1. Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins published his autobiography Carrying the Fire in 1974.
  2. Michael Collins, another Apollo astronaut, summed up Conrad this way: "Funny, noisy, colorful, cool, competent; snazzy dresser, race-car driver.
  3. This account of planning and conducting a manned mission to Mars was written by Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins.

Fictionalised

  1. Unlike the real Michael Collins, the fictionalised Collins "Dennis Riordan" (played by Brian Aherne) is shot and recovers. (Web site)
  2. Films about Michael Collins A fictionalised version of Collins' life is in the 1936 movie Beloved Enemy, starring David Niven as an English Officer.

Killed

  1. August 28 - All businessess close for the day as a mark of respect due to the funeral of Michael Collins which takes place today.
  2. August 22 - Michael Collins is killed in an ambush at B-al na Bl-th, County Cork.
  3. Michael Collins, as Commander-in-Chief at President Griffith's funeral, one week before his own murder.
  4. A few days later, Michael Collins, Commander-in-Chief of the Free State forces was killed in an ambush in Cork.

Liam Neeson

  1. Liam Neeson is superb in his role as Michael Collins and its a movie that makes you think a lot. (Web site)
  2. Two months shy of turning thirty-two Michael Collins was assassinated in an ambush at Beal na mBlath (the mouth of flowers). (Web site)
  3. The Plot: Michael Collins (Liam Neeson) was an Irishman who wanted Ireland to be free of British rule at the beginning of the 20th century.

Treaty

  1. In part, this reflected Michael Collins' view that the Treaty was a tactical move, or "stepping stone", rather than a final settlement.
  2. Almost 20 years later, Griffith and Michael Collins would be the most important Irish representatives in the Treaty negotiations with Britain.
  3. The Oath itself came from a combination of three sources, and was largely the work of Michael Collins in the Treaty negotiations.
  4. In 1996 he appeared in Michael Collins, as Collins' assassin. (Web site)
  5. The majority of headquarters staff, many of whom were close to Michael Collins, supported the Treaty, but opinion among Volunteers was divided.

Biography

  1. Michael Collins: Biography from Answers.com In 1963 he joined the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and began training as an astronaut.
  2. Piaras B--asla--, Michael Collins and the Making of a New Ireland (2 vols., 1926), is the most detailed biography. (Web site)

British

  1. Michael Collins first became known during the Easter Rising in 1916.
  2. While this did not accord with the Fenian view, Griffith did have a profound influence on the young Michael Collins.
  3. The first Bloody Sunday-November 21, 1920-was engineered by Michael Collins to destroy the British counterintelligence system in Ireland.
  4. Bloody Sunday 1920 began with the assassination of 13 undercover British intelligence agents by an IRA squad organised by Michael Collins.
  5. Many DMP officers actively assisted the IRA, most famously Edward Broy , who passed valuable intelligence to Michael Collins throughout the conflict.

Cork

  1. August 22 - Michael Collins is killed in an ambush at B-al na Bl-th, County Cork.
  2. Michael Collins died 80 years ago, on August 22nd, 1922, on a lonely stretch of road in West Cork.
  3. In July 1906, at the age of 15, Michael Collins emigrated to London where he worked as a boy clerk in West Kensington Post Office.
  4. On 16 October 1890 Michael Collins was born near Sam's Cross, a tiny hamlet in West Cork, named after Sam Wallace, a local highwayman.

Edwin Aldrin

  1. Apollo 11, with Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin Aldrin was the first Apollo flight to land on the Moon, on July 20, 1969.
  2. Their attention was focused on three brave astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin, and Michael Collins.
  3. He was accompanied on the Moon's surface by Col Edwin E Aldrin, Jr; Michael Collins remained in the orbiting command module. (Web site)

Years Old

  1. Astronaut Michael Collins was 38 years old at the time of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. (Web site)
  2. The elder Michael Collins was sixty years old when he married Marianne O'Brien, then twenty-three.
  3. Michael Collins ist als einer von verh--ltnism----ig wenigen Astronauten Mitglied in der National Aviation Hall of Fame. (Web site)

Became Known

  1. Michael Collins first became known during the Easter Rising in 1916. (Web site)
  2. The pro-Treaty party, under Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins, became known henceforth as the Free State party, the anti-Treaty party as the Republicans.

Film

  1. In 1996, Michael Collins became the subject of a film by director Neil Jordan. (Web site)
  2. The film Michael Collins was to be more than just a film - it was an historical event in itself. (Web site)
  3. This site contains a review of the film Michael Collins directed by Neil Jordan.

Revolutionary

  1. Michael Collins a 1996 biopic about Michael Collins, the Irish patriot and revolutionary who died in the Irish Civil War.
  2. Revolutionary movements across the world have taken Michael Collins' approach to military operations.

Collins Orbited

  1. From the personal collection of Michael Collins is this signed official NASA lithograph.
  2. This was also used by astronaut Michael Collins on the Gemini 10 mission in 1966.
  3. Michael Collins can easily be regarded as one of history's most intriguing and mysterious figures.
  4. In 1920, the British offered a bounty of --10,000 for information leading to the capture or death of Michael Collins. (Web site)
  5. Lt. Col. Michael Collins of the air force remained in lunar orbit following the separation, piloting the command and service module.

Born

  1. Major General Michael Collins (born October 31, 1930) is a former American astronaut and test pilot.
  2. Biography: 1930 – Michael Collins was born on the 31st day of October this year in Rome, Italy.
  3. Michael Collins (born October 31, 1930)(attended St. Albans School) was an astronaut in the Gemini and Apollo space programs.

Died

  1. Historian John Regan provides a useful illustration: -In political terms Michael Collins died intestate.
  2. The elder Michael Collins died when his son was only six years of age. (Web site)
  3. For 700 years before Michael Collins was born, there was no peace or freedom in Ireland.
  4. It was into that relatively well-to-do farming existence that Michael Collins, the 3rd son and youngest of eight children was born.
  5. Many historians accused Jordan of abandoning the actual story of Michael Collins in order to create a better movie.

Played

  1. Michael Collins had been involved in the Easter Uprising in 1916, but he played a relatively low key part.
  2. Michael Collins played a major part in Ireland's history after 1916. (Web site)

Dail

  1. It was his own second southern division that first broke away from the authority of Michael Collins and Dail Eireann.

Collins Family

  1. Michael Collins of the Collins family dynasty in Limerick suffered a similar fate in 2002, when he was found to have evaded tax by the Revenue Commissioners.

Sinn Fein

  1. Michael Collins and Eamon de Valera were leaders of Sinn Fein and also symbolically represent its division.
  2. The rebellion which finally forced the British to grant Irish independence was largely the work of one man: Michael Collins. (Web site)

Sinn Féin

  1. Furthermore the leaders of the Sinn Féin candidates elected in 1918, such as de Valera, Michael Collins and W.T. Cosgrave, came to dominate Irish politics.
  2. In a wide-ranging interview, Ferguson revealed he was a keen student of Irish history and fascinated by Michael Collins and the period of rebellion. (Web site)

Fine Gael

  1. A Fine Gael presidential candidate in 1997, Mary Banotti also bears the legacy of being the grandniece of Michael Collins. (Web site)
  2. He is also remembered in the political sphere for recruiting the nationalist leader Michael Collins to the Irish Republican Brotherhood.

Ireland

  1. Michael Collins formed a Provisional Government of Ireland theoretically answerable to the House of Commons of Southern Ireland, as the Treaty laid down. (Web site)
  2. Playfully nicknamed "The Big Fellow", Michael Collins was a revered revolutionary leader in Ireland in the early 1900s. (Web site)
  3. Michael Collins, adjutant to Plunkett, was also an IRB man. (Web site)

Skibbereen

  1. General Michael Collins had his last meal in the Eldon Hotel in Skibbereen before he was shot in an ambush later that evening in 1922. (Web site)
  2. It was visited by General Michael Collins and there are claims that the barracks was the first in which the uniform of the new Free State army was worn. (Web site)

Anti-Treaty Ira

  1. Michael Collins designed it with suggestions from fellow astronaut Jim Lovell, who was Neil Armstrong's backup for the moon shot.
  2. Less than two weeks later Michael Collins was ambushed and shot dead in his home county of Cork by anti-treaty IRA members. (Web site)
  3. Commander-in-Chief Michael Collins was killed in an ambush by anti-treaty republicans at Béal na mBláth, near his home in County Cork, on 22 August 1922.

Clonakilty

  1. Michael Collins was born on 16 October 1890 near Clonakilty in County Cork, the son of a farmer. (Web site)
  2. Collins was the subject of director Neil Jordan 's 1996 film Michael Collins, with Liam Neeson in the title role.
  3. Michael Collins: There was a man in west Cork who proposed to five sisters. (Web site)

Irish Free State

  1. The Irish Army was set up in January 1922 as the official Army of the new Irish Free State government under Michael Collins.
  2. Dublin Castle was surrendered to Michael Collins.CIVIL WAR!Across the country, the IRA split into pro-Treaty or anti-Treaty forces. (Web site)
  3. Kitty Kiernan and Michael Collins kept up a lengthy correspondence and while Collins was in London during the Treaty negotiations, he wrote to her every day. (Web site)
  4. The Irish nationalist Michael Collins was murdered by a compatriot in August 1922, eight months after signing the Anglo-Irish Treaty. (Web site)

Easter Rising

  1. Michael Collins and Harry Boland were recorded present to conceal the fact that they were in England getting ready to spring de Valera from Lincoln Jail.
  2. Michael Collins first became well-known during the Easter Rising in 1916. (Web site)

Command Module Pilot

  1. Astronaut Michael Collins adds a revised chapter to the extraordinary story of his training and participation in the Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 flights.

Valera

  1. He has written many books, notably on the period of the War of Independence and the Civil War, and on Eamon de Valera and Michael Collins. (Web site)
  2. Michael Collins is a 1996 historical biopic about General Michael Collins, the Irish patriot and revolutionary who died in the Irish Civil War. (Web site)
  3. A bloody Civil War followed which saw both the defeat of the Anti-Treaty side, led by DeValera, and the death of Michael Collins.

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