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06 Oct 2022

Pictures: Huge gathering in Kilkenny to remember hero Michael Collins

Click to see pictures by Vicky Comerford

Hundreds of people watched the Kilkenny Historical Re-enactment group commemorate the 100th anniversary marking the death of Michael Collins at the Castle Park yesterday afternoon.


Michael Collins was killed in an ambush by the Anti-Treaty IRA at Béal na Bláth, as he returned from a tour of Free State garrisons in West Cork during the Civil War. 

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