IRA's ambush of Michael Collins was fortuitous new report reveals





A report reveled in a new book "The IRA: A Documentary History 1916-2005" claims that the death of Irish freedom fighter Michael Collins involved a hail of gunfire.

Collins was killed while exchanging rifle fire with ambushers.

He was the only fatality wounded in this battle.

He had ordered his convoy to stop and return fire, instead of choosing the safer option of driving on in his touring car or transferring to the safety of the accompanying armoured car, as his companion, Emmet Dalton, had wished....


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