Michael Collins The Final Hour and Béal na Bláth
Directed and edited by Marcus Howard. A feature length documentary examining the final hour of Michael Collins’ life from many perspectives, both pro and anti treaty. Stunning aerial footage of the ambush site, comprehensive exploration of events by participants, historians and weapon experts, intimate in-depth discussion by Collins close relations provide a touching reflection on the tragedy of Michael Collins’ last hour. The family of Michael Collins speak with more of a neutral authority from grandnephews and grand nieces such as Michael O’Mahony and Mary Clare Collins Powell, as well as great grand nephews such as Neil Collins Powell and Aengus Collins O’Malley. Expert analysis is provided by noted historians such as Tim Pat Coogan, Adriana Moura, Liz Gillis, Derek Molyneux, Joseph EA Connell, Dominic Price weapons history expert Kieran McMullen and a first generation relative of Ernie O’Malley, Cormac O’Malley.
Credit to : Easter Rising Stories