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He then questioned me as to the possibility of Mr. Michael Collins, M.P., staying
at the Munster Hotel [the lodgings which Collins had actually shared with Quinlisk
] or Vaughan's, and whether I could advise him as to what time he should raid ...
Soon MacNamara came along with the news that a raid on the premises was
timed for three o'clock. Tobin, Cullen and Thornton, from the farther side of the
river, watched the raiders ransack Messrs. Kapp and Peterson's basement and
He and the others had only left the hotel when a British raiding party arrived.
When the little group of leaders broke up that night it was with grim emotions.
Brugha and Mulcahy went off to spend a sleepless night, Brugha tiptoeing about
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ukforever - LibraryThing
A great biography of Collins written less than two decades after his death. O'Conner fought against Collins and the Treaty during the Irish Civil War, but became fascinated by the man later. Contains ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - johnkeyes - LibraryThing
A detailed account of Collins, the type of man he was, what he believed in, and what he did. Not the easiest book to read as it is loaded with dates, names and organisations, but a must read for anyone who claims Collins to be one of their heroes. Read full review