Fatwa

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Savita Halappanavar was denied an abortion because the foetus’s heart was still beating. Every vote is a decision on the destinies of women like Savita and of the unborn children of the nation.

Ireland today is a place we can all be rightfully proud of. Around the world and at home, the Irish people and nation are known for being open and acc(...)

Dr Ali Selim of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Ali Selim regrets the controversy that followed his comments on female genital mutilation (FGM). But, he says, the furore was not all of his own creat(...)

Yemenis read the  Koran at the Grand Mosque on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, in the old city of Sana’a, Yemen,  June 6th, 2016. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

More than a billion Muslims around the world began observing the Islamic month of Ramadan on Sunday. With almost 70,000 Muslims in Ireland, there is a(...)

“I am not in favour of banning foreign preachers but I am in favour of being very careful about bringing foreign speakers to speak to Muslims in Ireland,” said Shaykh Dr Umar Al Qadri (pictured). Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A Muslim cleric has called on all foreign Muslim scholars visiting Ireland to sign a declaration condemning extremism before they are allowed to preac(...)