Little Stories

Little Prints


Margaret Irwin West

 I grew up at a time when Michael Collins had been completely

“written out” of the history books except as a failed negociator.

Having beem born in India, where my Roscommon-born father worked as a civil servant all his life, I think of how India won her

Independance peacefully. It took a very long time and much


I dare to wonder, if Michael Collins had not died, would he, perhaps,

have proved to be our Ghandhi”?

'Bullets Draw Blood', Etching