Gen Dick Mulcahy second from left with fellow officers in Glasnevin cemetary at Michael Collins funeral. Gen Mulcahy succeeded Michael Collins as Commander in Chief of the Free State Army.
The famous words spoken by Dick Mulcahy to the Army at the time of Michael Collins death
Every dark hour that Michael Collins met since 1916 seemed but to steel that bright strength of his and temper his gay bravery. You are left, each, inheritors of that strength, and of that bravery. To each of you falls his unfinished work.