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Michael Collins Commemoration

The Michael Collins Commemoration is an annual event which takes place at Béal na Blá (near the village of Crookstown in Co. Cork) to honour the memory of General Michael Collins, the Irish Revolutionary leader who was shot and died at this location on 22nd August 1922 at the age of 31. Over 100 years after his death, scores of people continue to visit the monument at Béal na Blá every day to pay tribute to one of the leaders of Ireland’s struggle for Independence.


Michael Collins Monument, Glannarouge West, Bealnablath, Co. Cork