Fianna Fáil Councillor Abul Kalam Azad Talukder. Photograph: Brendan Gleeson

As the first Muslim councillor elected in Limerick, Abul Kalam Azad Talukder has had his fair share of doubters. “Before my election I did have peopl(...)

Luas driver Lanre Bode Olatunji says he and colleagues experience regular racist abuse on public transport. Photograph: Mark Hilliard / Irish Times

For Luas driver Lanre Bode Olatunji, being called a “black bastard” or having someone doing monkey impressions in front of his tram is a regular occur(...)

The child argued her “unblemished character” had not been taken into consideration.

An eight-year-old girl born in Ireland has had her unsuccessful citizenship application overturned by the High Court which found the decision should n(...)

The judgment would benefit a small but significant number of refugees, said Catherine Cosgrave, of the  Immigrant Council of Ireland

A ruling that allows refugees who married after they first sought asylum to apply to have their spouse join them in Ireland, should not delay long-awa(...)

Former High Court judge Dr Bryan McMahon has   called for more direct provision centres to be built on  State-owned sites. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government should build more direct provision centres on State-owned land rather than using private contractors and relying on unsuitable and cost(...)

Dashcam footage, which has been posted on Twitter, shows a clearly inebriated man call a taxi driver a racial slur on several occasions. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

A man has handed himself in to a Garda station after footage emerged of a black taxi driver being racially abused and assaulted. The dashcam footage(...)

Local-election candidate: Lekha Menon Margassery, who is running as an Independent in Cork city. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Can Irish politics become as diverse as Irish society?  In 2016 Uruemu Adejinmi got in touch with a local Longford general election candida(...)

Black non-Irish people are five times more likely to experience discrimination when seeking work, the research found. Photograph: iStock

Black Irish citizens are twice as likely to experience discrimination in seeking employment as white Irish residents and black non-Irish people are fi(...)

Winifred Akinyemi  and Afifa Rahman, EPIC scheme graduates,  with Virgin Media CEO Tony Hanway and BITC chief executive Tomás Sercovich. Photograph: Jason Clarke

The State will lose out if businesses do not tap into the skills and experience that migrants can bring to the workplace, Virgin Media Ireland chief e(...)

Criminalising the purchase of sex, but not the sale of sex, is the best way to end the demand for prostitution and effectively tackle trafficking, according to a Europe-wide report published today.

Criminalising the purchase of sex, but not the sale of sex, is the best way to end the demand for prostitution and effectively tackle trafficking, acc(...)

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