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Double Cross: Ian Toner in this Abbey-Lyric coproduction

DOUBLE CROSS Peacock Theatre, Dublin ★★★☆☆ If the first casualty of war is truth, Thomas Kilroy’s 1986 play presents two of its most skilled assassin(...)

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(...)

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1 Grace O’Malley (1530-1603) The Abbey, Clare Island, Co Mayo Pirate queen and warrior princess, clan chieftain and matriarch, Grace O’Malley had (...)

An outing to Daingean in 1911

Coláiste Iognáid, or the Jes, has been an institution in Galway City for 150 years, since when the Jesuits opened a school on Sea Road near the city c(...)