Ifrah Ahmed, Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri and Dr Chris Fitzpatrick at the Al-Mustafa Islamic Centre  in Dublin., Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A fatwa against female genital mutilation (FGM) “in all its forms” has been issued by Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, head imam of the Islamic Centre of Ire(...)

Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane who, with  Youssef Zaghba, killed eight people in a knife attack in London before being shot dead by police. “Sister Aaliya” claims there are 150 radicalised Muslims living in Ireland

An Irish woman who converted to Islam and was radicalised has told the Garda that members of an Isis terror cell killed in an attack in London this ye(...)

Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri invited members of the Irish LGBT community to the Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council’s community Iftar. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Muslim leader who has invited gay people to take part in a community meal at his mosque in west Dublin has drawn contrasting criticism from some Mus(...)

The Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council will hold its second annual community Iftar in the Al-Mustafa Islamic Centre at Blanchardstown in west Dublin on Saturday next to which members of the LGBT community are invited. Photograph: Getty Images

Members of Ireland’s gay community have been invited to take part in a Muslim community meal in Dublin next weekend as Ramadan comes to a conclusion. (...)

An anti-racism rally held in Nutgrove, Rathfarnham, earlier this month, in response to an attack on three Afghans in the area. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Islamophobia in Ireland has significantly increased over the past year while incidences of racism towards ethnic minorities continue to rise across th(...)

Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri: expressed concern at the growing interest being shown by extremist Islamic groups in the UK in trying to radicalise young Irish Muslims. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A Muslim cleric has resigned from the Irish Council of Imams because of a lack of confidence in it. Shaykh Dr Umar al-Qadri, imam of the Al-Mustafa I(...)

The Migrant Rights Council of Ireland (MRCI) is cited on the website hijra2ireland.com (screengrab above) as an organisation which will help illegal immigrants in Ireland.

An organisation which works with migrants has distanced itself from a website encouraging Muslims to move to Ireland. The Migrant Rights Council of (...)

Dr Ali Selim of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Muslim representatives in Ireland have strongly criticised a new website purportedly been set up to encourage Muslims to emigrate here. The site, hij(...)

‘To have Tomi Reichental (above)  in the mosque this Friday during Ramadan will not only send out a strong message of peace and dialogue to people of all faiths, but at the same time highlight the essential fundamental principles of Islam.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Ramadan is the month of the Islamic lunar calendar during which Muslims abstain from food, drink and other sensual pleasures from break of dawn to sun(...)

The crescent moon above the Dublin Mosque on the South Circular Road. Photograph: David Sleator.

Ireland’s Muslim community is being urged to reach out to neighbours of all faiths by hosting a Ramadan Iftar (fast-breaking dinner) in their mosques (...)

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