Collins was no democrat
Published 22/09/2010 | 05:00
MICHAEL McDowell's advocacy on RTE of Michael Collins as the greatest Irishman concealed more than it revealed.
We could have got dominion status, like Canada and Northern Ireland got their parliaments, with a shake of the hand.
This was also on offer to us in 1914, 1916 and even on a 32-county basis in January 1918.