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“A strangely lonely, unknown man” – Arthur Griffith was the shy, forgotten hero of Irish history

Both dedicated their lives to fighting for Ireland’s independence, both were leaders in Ireland’s first autonomous government, and both died suddenly in the prime of life.

But Michael Collins is a celebrated and revered figure in Irish history, while Arthur Griffith is much forgotten. Yes, some of Michael Collins’ newer notoriety can be attributed to Neil Jordan’s epic 1996 biopic, which starred Liam Neeson with Julia Roberts as the “love interest,” Kitty Kiernan.

https://www.independent.ie/opinion/comment/a-peculiarly-lonely-unknown-man-arthur-griffith-was-the-shy-forgotten-hero-of-irish-history-41893340.html “A strangely lonely, unknown man” – Arthur Griffith was the shy, forgotten hero of Irish history

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