Margaret Collins-O'Driscoll

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Margaret Mary Collins-O'Driscoll (Collins)

Birthplace: Coolcraheen, Cork, Ireland
Death: June 15, 1945 (68)
Dublin, Ireland
Place of Burial: Glasnevin, Dublin City, Dublin, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Michael John Collins and Marianne Kate Collins
Wife of Patrick O'Driscoll
Mother of Fachtna Collins O'Driscoll; Finian Collins-O'Driscoll; Mary Josephine Collins O'Driscoll; Eva Mary Collins O'Driscoll; Margaret Mary Collins O'Driscoll and 3 others
Sister of John Collins; Mary Collins; Hanny Collins; Helena Collins; Patrick John Collins and 2 others

Occupation: Irish Cumann na nGaedheal politician and National School Teacher.
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About Margaret Collins-O'Driscoll

Margaret Collins-O'Driscoll (16 August 1876, County Cork – 17 June 1945, County Dublin) was an Irish Cumann na nGaedheal politician. She was the sister of the Irish revolutionary leader Michael Collins. She was educated at Baggot Street Training College and was a schoolteacher and school principal before entering politics.

She was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Cumann na nGaedheal Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin North constituency at the 1923 general election. She was re-elected at every subsequent election until she lost her seat at the 1933 general election. Her great-granddaughter is the actress Dervla Kirwan.

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Margaret Collins-O'Driscoll's Timeline

August 16, 1876
August 22, 1876
December 16, 1903
Carrigroe, Co. Cork, Ireland
Cork, Cork City, Cork, Ireland
Cork, Cork City, Cork, Ireland
Cork, Cork City, Cork, Ireland
Cork, Cork City, Cork, Ireland
Cork, Ireland
January 22, 1913
Clonakilty, Cork, Cork, Ireland