Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

The mystery French lady who visits Michael Collins’ grave every year

“The mystery French lady who visits Michael Collins’ grave every year

The woman has been identified as Veronique Crombie a lecturer at the French National Museum who admits to a passionate love for the Irish revolutionary.

The 55-year old academic explains her love for the patriot after she saw the movie.

Having no Irish connections that she knows of, she cannot explain why this ‘draw’ to mark and carry on his name has taken such a hold. But her journeys to Ireland have created friendships that carry the history of the Cork man who died 98 years ago.”

Read more @ http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/The-mystery-French-lady-who-visits-Michael-Collins-grave-every-year-.html

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