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Michael Collins quiz: How well do you know ‘The Big Fella’?

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Irish revolutionary and politician Michael Collins (1890 - 1922) delivers an impassioned speech to a large crowd in Dublin, Ireland, late 1921 or 1922. (Photo by Roger Viollet via Getty Images)

Irish revolutionary and politician Michael Collins (1890 - 1922) delivers an impassioned speech to a large crowd in Dublin, Ireland, late 1921 or 1922. (Photo by Roger Viollet via Getty Images)

Irish revolutionary and politician Michael Collins (1890 - 1922) delivers an impassioned speech to a large crowd in Dublin, Ireland, late 1921 or 1922. (Photo by Roger Viollet via Getty Images)

Monday, August 22nd marks 100 years since Irish revolutionary and political figure Michael Collins was shot dead in an ambush at Béal na Blath in Cork.

You’ve probably seen the film, and you think you listened at school… but how well do you know about the life and times of Michael Collins? 

Irish Independent political correspondents John Downing and Senan Molony have compiled the below 20-question quiz. See how you get on…

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