This is an account of how an angry young man can cross the line that divides theoretical support for violence from a state of ‘killing rage’, in which the murder of . EAMON COLLINS, who met a violent death on a road at Newry, Co In the book Killing Rage, Mr Collins described in detail how he. Police at the scene of Eamon Collins’ murder Collins detailed his life in the IRA in the critically acclaimed book Killing Rage, which explained.
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But, like every other book I’ve read by a terrorist, it’s just a pathetic, failed attempt at whiny justification their very own choice to partake and enjoy! In summation he went from being a man who stood for something to a man who stood only for his own survival. His family had lived for generations in the Camlough area, near Newry, Co. Could the person who set up that blog be the co-author Mick McGovern?
An Apprenticeship in Violence. Collins subsequently stated that the strain of the interrogation merely exacerbated increasing doubts that he had already possessed about the moral justification of the IRA’s terrorist paramilitary campaign and his actions within it.
Jul 12, Brian rated it it was ok. More than 40 suspects were arrested, but most were released after Colilns had a change of heart. I don’t think it’s working. Mar 07, Simon G rated it did not like it.
‘Killing Rage’ – A Missing Chapter From The Story Of Eamon Collins’ Life In The IRA
Nov 24, Erin rated it liked it Recommends it for: It killign you the perspective of the author at various points in his life, from his young and relatively carefree days, to the period when his faith in the system were shattered, to his idealistic days where he considered himself a committed revolutionary, to the period when he began to become disillusioned by the IRA and their tactics, to the period when broke under interrogation and turned on his comrades, and even up to the period when colins is older and has gained a new perspective on literally everything family, life, politics, war, violence, crime, etc.
Collins was beaten and stabbed to death in his 45th year by an unidentified assailant s early in the morning of 27 Januarywhilst walking his dogs near the Barcroft Park Estate in Newry along a quiet stretch of country collibs at Doran’s Hill, just within sight of Sliabh gCuircin Camlough Mountain. Notify me of new posts via email.
This book should be read by nationalists and unionists; it should be studied and talked about. Although the IRA had already said that he would be killed if he lived north of Drogheda in the Republic, it seemed that they turned a blind eye for some years as he insisted on living in Newry not far from where he grew up.
Eajon, the son of a cattle dealer, grew up in a middle class Irish family in Camlougha small, staunchly Irish republican town in South Armagh. Read killnig and gain an understanding of the Troubles, to the point where you feel like there’s no hope; and then follow Eamon’s path to rejecting the republican movement altogether.
He goes on to explain what he did during his time with the IRA and those that he met in their ranks.
Eamon Collins – Wikipedia
There were only two sides. Over the course of the book, Collins gives a detailed description of the operations he was involved in and of his co-terrorists.
Post was ea,on sent – check your email addresses! I mean, if you know that this is pointless and you know the reasons why and you know no one will listen to you – why keep fighting? Collins’ mother was devout Catholicand he was brought up under kil,ing influence with a sense of awe for the martyrs of that religion in Irish history, in its conflicts with Protestantism.
Since the s, people have been murdering their neighbors in Northern Ireland. Views Read Edit View history. The Famon of Ivan Toombs. When I was younger I became extremely rebellious. Want to Read saving….
Killing Rage by Eamon Collins
Just like they were in more ‘popular’ conflicts like Iraq. He would have us believe that he and only he, Ea I was very disappointed with this book. Jul 31, Leif Bodnarchuk rated it it was amazing Shelves: Collins was a dedicated republican who eammon on the movement. It gives you the eamonn of the When I was younger I became extremely rebellious. They also had a political ideology, and when other republican groups surface with a different ideology, visions It’s not about how a scout car driver pumps his brakes to alert the gunmen driving cillins.
But I understand ho I wish I could do a half star because this book was pretty good–informative, entertaining, thought-provoking, but ultimately, not something I’ll draw back on very often I don’t think.