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  1. Free spirited star Liam Neeson flies to Dubai premiere of 'Taken 3'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Al Bawaba

    ... Kinsey in the eponymous 2004 movie? However, it is playing the part of Irish Civil War revolutionary Michael Collins in the 1996 film of the same name, from which he derives most pride. "He was one of the founding fathers of modern Ireland. He was a ...

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  2. Q&A: Liam Neeson And Forest Whitaker Bring The Thrills In 'Taken 3'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Vibe

    ... carries a chess piece. Do you have a lucky token that you bring to work? Liam: No, but I did the movie Michael Collins . The grandfather of my sister's friend actually trimmed [Collins'] hair while getting his body ready when he was shot and cut two ...

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  3. Liam Neeson is beloved for packing an emotional punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Washington Post

    ... prestigious roles with which the actor was once associated: awards-bait performances in "Schindler's List," "Michael Collins," "Les MisA rables," "Kinsey" and the like. Some might argue that the Oscar-nominated star of "Schindler's List" has ...

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  4. Dan McGinn on #Charlie: Dynasty on the LiffeyRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | Slugger O'Toole

    ... will it influence how Charlie is judged by future generations in much the same way as Neil Jordan's biopic 'Michael Collins' cemented popular opinion against Eamon de Valera? Written by Colin Teevan and directed by Kenneth Glenaan, the first episode ...

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  5. Haughey: 'A strange bunch of guys...'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Independent.ie

    ... as to how it will go down. It's almost 20 years since Neil Jordan took on a comparable task with his movie Michael Collins pitting Liam Neeson's hero against Alan Rickman's slithery, scheming Dev. Even back then, Michael Collins was pretty much ...

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  6. Sinead O'Connor backs 'The Rising'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | Carrickonshannon Today

    ... the trilogy of great films on Irish history, and it will be seen as the prequel to Neil Jordan's movie "Michael Collins" starring Liam Neeson, and Ken Loach's "The Wind That Shakes the Barley" starring Cillian Murphy. The movie's official launch in ...

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  7. O'Connell Street: Where the street has no shameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Independent.ie

    ... Metropole was demolished and replaced by a department store so ugly that when Neil Jordan shot his movie, Michael Collins, he built a replica GPO elsewhere rather than film exterior shots in O'Connell Street. What Norris calls the "ignorant, ...

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  8. Almanac for Friday, Oct. 31, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | UPI

    ... Bel Geddes in 1922 and Lee Grant in 1927 (age 87); British jockey and writer Dick Francis in 1920; astronaut Michael Collins in 1930 (age 84); former TV news anchorman Dan Rather in 1931 (age 83); actor/director Michael Landon in 1936; folk ...

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  9. Today's Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    ... (Photo by Joe Kohen/Getty Images) Actor Rob Schneider is 50. Actress Lee Grant is 89. Former astronaut Michael Collins is 84. Former CBS anchorman Dan Rather is 83. Folk singer Tom Paxton is 77. Actor Ron Rifkin is 76. Actress Sally Kirkland is 73. ...

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  10. On this day: India PM Indira Gandhi assassinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    ... justice related to the collapse of his ex-employer. Johnny Marr, guitarist (The Smiths), 51; Major General Michael Collins, astronaut, 84; Sir Peter Jackson, film director, 53; Barrie Keeffe, dramatist, 69; Michael Kitchen, actor, 66; Larry Mullen ...

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  11. 'One Million Dubliners' - Director Aoife Kelleher talks about making...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Independent.ie

    Director Aoife Kelleher gives an insight into her film about Glasnevin Cemetery, from the poignant stories of the families with relatives resting there to the fact that Michael Collins' grave receives most flowers on Valentine's Day, and also the tragic loss of one of the central characters who features in the film. 'One Million Dubliners' reveals the often unspoken stories of ritual, love, and loss, and follows the late Shane MacThomais, guide and historian, as he worked at a place he loved.

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  12. Liam Neeson defends his castingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... But, I see what they mean." While Neeson's resume is unarguably varied (he picks Irish historical drama Michael Collins as both his most underrated and "personal favourite" work) it is surprise 2008 action hit Taken that has come to define what the ...

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  13. How to talk to terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Jordoncooper.com

    ... to both sides that a military victory was impossible. Lloyd George secretly began to initiate contact with Michael Collins and other IRA leaders, using a relatively junior former customs official, Alfred Cope - who managed to open up a channel to ...

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  14. Liam Neeson: Lethal enough to change his IMDB photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | USA Today

    ... said Neeson. Neeson said he used to commiserate with fellow thespian Alan Rickman (his Love, Actually and Michael Collins co-star). Rickman complained to Neeson that for years his picture on IMDB.com was his goofy big-headed alien character from the ...

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  15. Liam Neeson: Lethal enough to change his IMDBaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | USA Today

    ... said Neeson. Neeson said he used to commiserate with fellow thespian Alan Rickman (his Love, Actually and Michael Collins co-star). Rickman complained to Neeson that for years his picture on IMDB.com was his goofy big-headed alien character from the ...

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  16. Award winning comedy Stones In His Pockets arrives in SouthportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Southport Visiter

    ... Name of the Father. Ian McElhinney is an award- winning director and actor whose film and TV credits include Michael Collins, Moonfleet, and Ripper Street. Conor Delaney who plays Jake has a broad range of theatre, film and television roles to his ...

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  17. Flick picks: Jog to 'A Walk Among the Tombstones'; walk to 'Maze Runner'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Business Journal

    Who would have guessed a half-dozen years ago that Liam Neeson , after playing Oskar Schindler, Rob Roy and Michael Collins in quick succession, would become Hollywood's go-to action hero. Yet here he is, in his very own franchise-ready detective flick "A Walk Among the Tombstones."

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  18. Neeson season: Liam's films ranked from worst to bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Fox News

    ... fantasy ("The Chronicles of Narnia") and his classic, weightier roles ("Schindler's List," "Rob Roy" and "Michael Collins"). Neeson could have probably retired for life after "Star Wars: The Phantom Menace," but then we wouldn't have his semi-annual ...

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  19. 5 of the best movies starring Liam NeesonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Arizona Republic

    ... Ghul, at which point the mentor becomes the enemy. Guess the devilish goatee should have been a giveaway. "Michael Collins" (1996): Nobody else could have played the part like Neeson. Director Neil Jordan made one of the quintessential Irish films, ...

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  20. Bringing the Small Faces music and story to the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Argus

    ... by transitioning around each other." McElhinney's career as an actor has encompassed appearances in the film Michael Collins, and the TV series Cold Feet, Little Dorrit and Ripper Street. "They've really tightened their ship in every regard since ...

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