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Financial crisis could cause profound social change

How bizarre that such a tiny group of men could legally inflict such catastrophic damage on the state

11th April, 2009

The late Emmet Dalton used to tell an extraordinary story about Michael Collins. General Dalton was one of those closest to Collins, especially during the Civil War years, and was with him when he was killed in the fateful ambush at Béal na Blaath in west Cork.

Early on in the Civil War, when raising the National Army was proving to be especially difficult, Collins woke up one morning to discover that Bank...

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