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Fighting Spirit It was in County Cork Ireland 1890 when 75 year old Michael Collins watched his wife bring into the world his 8th child Michael Collins junior Michael was the youngest of 8 siblings and in the short 6 years Michael new his father he and his siblings were strongly influenced and encouraged by him to become involved in poetry reading and other curriculum activities As Michael grew older he became increasingly involved in sports and particularly enjoyed wrestling Michaels involvement in wrestling brought out his best and strongest quality his fighting character which he uses throughout his life After the loss of his father at the age of just six Michael became interested in the Irish nationalist movement and his teacher Denis Lyons a member of the Irish Republican Brothers IRB became a immediate inspirational figure to look up to Along with other role models and Michaels keen interest for reading at just 11 he was subscribed to the The United Irishman a nationalist magazine edited by Arthur Griffith who later went on to became the founder of Sinn Fein a nationalist party that still exists to this day In July 1906 at the age of 15 Michael Collins immigrated to London he did not take long to become involved in a strong Irish community in London and also became involved in the Gaelic Athletic Association He easily found work in London moving from job to job and when he was 18 before moving back to Ireland he found himself involved in a group called the Irish Republican Brotherhood IRB Back in Ireland and away from work Collins started writing about Irish history and current political events and this was about the time the Irish Parliamentary Party IPP introduced The Home Rule Bill before the House of Commons in April 1912 With the proposal of the Home Rule Bill the Ulster Unionists feared that the Protestant culture would lose out to
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