British politician Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley (1896 - 1980) inspects members of his British Union of Fascists in Royal Mint Street, London. Their presence sparked a riot which became known as the Battle of Cable Street. Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images

The Battle of Cable Street in 1936 was a seminal moment in the history of the Jewish community in England, and for British socialism. It was a genuin(...)

Bob Geldof has said Brexit can still be stopped. File photograph: David Crosling/EPA

Bob Geldof has accused the English of “knifing themselves in the guts” over Brexit and says it can still be stopped. Geldof was one of the most prom(...)

The young Anne Gannon on her graduation from NUIG and as she is now – the mature centenarian.

When Irish-Argentinian student Anne Gannon graduated from university in Galway, Europe was engulfed by a wave of fascism. Adolf Hitler had become Füh(...)

Anti-fascist protesters, some of them carrying missiles, run from a barricade they have erected near Aldgate on October 4th, 1936. The police are charging on the far side of the barricade, which has been reinforced with paving stones. Photograph: Jewish Chronicle/Heritage Images/Getty Images

Trouble was brewing in London 80 years ago. In the early morning of October 4th, 1936, thousands of black-shirted fascists mustered around the Tower o(...)

The Blackwater Valley is peppered with incredible houses. There’s beautiful Ballynatray, which can be hired for groups if you want to get that big ho(...)