Anatomy of a national tragedy waiting to happen

Anatomy of a national tragedy waiting to happen
Michael Collins pictured in 1922, the year of his death, which is the subject of Gerard Murphy’s exhaustive new book Pic: Getty

For Irish conspiracy theorists, few subjects have provided more fertile ground than the killing of Michael Collins at Béal na Bláth on August 22, 1922

History: The Great Cover-Up: The Truth About the Death of Michael Collins, By Gerard Murphy, Collins Press, €19.95

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