From ............ National Catholic Reporter

December 27, 1996 / January 3, 1997

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Michael Collins (he in the Liam Neeson movie) is sometimes called the father of modern guerrilla warfare. In Tim Pat Coogan's biography of him, Collins is quoted as saying, "Any man who has revenge in his heart is not fit to be a Volunteer."

Volunteer Charlie Dalton, who arranged some of the first executions of Irish informers, later recalled: