In high school I did a report on Michael Collins. It was one of the first papers I actually had a deep interest in researching and writing. Michael Collins was a hero, a brilliant example and a revolutionary leader to all the Irish.
Michael Collins was an Irish patriot. He was a hero to many Irish people. Brave, loyal, and filled with a great love for his country, he was willing to do anything to help them. Even if it meant sacrificing himself.
Michael Collins, was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance & Teachta Dala (TD) for Cork South in the First Dail of 1919, Director of Intelligence for the IRA, & member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations. Subsequently, he was both Chairman of the Provisional Government & Commander-in-Chief of the National Army. Throughout this time, he was also President of the Irish Republican Army. Collins was shot & killed in August 1922.
Giving general facts about the moon and outer space, this website was very helpful. it made me realize what Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins were up against, and how expensive it is to travel into space.
Michael Collins ("The Big Fella") A leader of the Irish Rebellion. Director of Intelligence during the rebellion and later led the Irish Delegation in negotiations with the British to enact the Anglo-Irish Peace Treaty. Assassinated in 1922 during the Irish Civil War - he was 32 years old.