The Assassination of Michael Collins
Category All History
Series Title Infamous Assassinations
Episode 17
Duration 25 mins
Product Code 22030
Broadcast Year 2007
Price £195.00

Part of the Infamous Assassinations series, The Assassination of Michael Collins looks at the events in history leading to this day.

Eire, 1922. One of the most charismatic leaders in the struggle for Irish independence from British rule, Michael Collins came to realise that only compromise could secure southern Ireland's independence and peace. Many of his former colleagues disagreed and, on 22nd August 1922, a newly-independent Eire lapsed into civil war, Collins was gunned down in an ambush.

The Assassination of Michael Collins is part of a series of history teaching resources with a look at the politics involved


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