Michael Collins death mask presented to Cathal Brugha barracks visitor centre

Date Published : August 25th, 2014    Published By : admin

At a ceremony on Friday 22nd August in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Rathmines, Dublin, the Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Conor O'Boyle and the grand niece of General Michael Collins, Ms Helen Collins, laid wreathes to mark the death of the first Commander in Chief of the National Army, General Michael Collins, on 22nd of August, 1922.

After the ceremony, the death mask of General Collins was presented to the Barracks museum by Helen Collins with another grand niece of General Collins, Ms Mary Claire O'Malley, also present.

Pic: Courtesy Defence Forces

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