The Michael Collins Memorial Centre is a museum in Clonakilty dedicated to Michael Collins (1890-1922), a great figure in the Irish nationalist struggle. Originally from Clonakilty, Collins was a leading figure in the struggle for Irish independence…
The Michael Collins Memorial Centre is a former farmhouse now converted into a museum. Located less than 4km from Clonakilty, the place is an entire exhibition dedicated to the life and political career of Michael Collins.
Although you will need to read a lot, the information provided is interesting and will enlighten you on the tense context of the 1910s and 1920s in Ireland. Great actor of the nationalist struggle, Michael Collins was also the one who negotiated the Treaty of London, granting independence to the Republic of Ireland, to the detriment of Northern Ireland…
You will know all about his involvement in the armed and political struggle. You will also be able to admire some of the objects that belonged to him and discover his close relationship with Arthur Griffith and Eamon de Valera.
Monday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Duration: 45 minutes
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