"spoke to Mick Collins"

Minister for Finance and MP for Cork South in the First Dail of 1919, Michael Collins was Director of Intelligence for the IRA and a member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations. Collins was also Chairman of the Provisional Government and Commander-in-chief of the National Army. President of the Irish Republican Brotherhood from 1919, Collins was shot dead in August 1922 during the Irish Civil War.