Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Clonakilty - Cloich na Coillte
Cork - Corcaigh

Emmet Square

Michael Collins - Mícheál Ó Coileáin

Sam's Cross, Co. Cork 1890 - Béal na Bláth, Co. Cork 1922
Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance and Teachta Dála in the First Dáil of 1919, Director of Intelligence for the IRA, Chairman of the Provisional Government and Commander-in-chief of the National Army. Killed in an ambush
(Wikipedia)
Kevin Holland
2002

Clonakilty - Cloich na Coillte /  Michael Collins - <i>Mícheál Ó Coileáin</i>   Clonakilty - Cloich na Coillte /  Michael Collins - <i>Mícheál Ó Coileáin</i>

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

MICHAEL
COLLINS

1890-1922

Mícheál Ó Coileáin

Chónaigh Mícheál Ó Coileáin
in uimhir & sa Chearnóg seo
lena dheirfiúr Maighréad
ó 1904 go 1905.
Gabh sé thar na háite seo
ar a shlí go
Scoil Náisiúnta
na mBuachaillí

michael collins lived at
no. 7 in this square
with his sister margaret
from 1904 to 1905.
he passed this place daily
while attending the
boy's national school.

Thóg Coiste Cumhneacháin
Náisiúnta Mhíchíl Uí Choileáin
an leacht seo le maoiniúi ó

Comhairle Chontae Chorcaí,
An Comhairle Baile agus
An Cumann Seanchais,
Cloch na Coillte

west cork leader co-op
and
public subscriptions from
ireland, britain, continental
europe, australia and the
united states of america

Tiomnaítear an leacht seo
i gcuimhne ar
Mhícheál Ó Coileáin
agus orthu siúd uile a
shaothraigh ar son
Saoirse Na hÉireann
le linn Eirí Amach na Cásca.
Cogadh na Saoirse agus
an Cogadh Cathartha
1916 go 1923.

this monument is dedicated
to the memory of
michael collins
and all those who
contributed to the
struggle for irish
national self-determination
during the easter rising
the war of independence
and the civil war
1916 to 1923.

Signature

Kevin Holland
CAST | bronze foundry dublin
bronze plaque: design tomas tuipear      stone sculptor ger o'sullivan

Information Sign

Nochtaíodh an leacht seo
ar a 8i.n. ar an 22 lúnasa 2002.
cothrom an lae. 80 bliain ó shin
a maraíodth Mícheál Ó Coileáin
ag béal na mBláth
ag

LIAM NEESON
unveiled this monument
at 8 p.m. on august 22nd 2002
on the 80th. anniversary of
the death of michael collins
at béal na mbláth

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 51°37'20" - W 8°53'29")

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