Shayk Umar said he supported a united Ireland on the basis of his personal experience and that of his community in the Republic. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Minority communities in the North would vote for a united Ireland because they have a much better experience in the Republic, a prominent Muslim leade(...)

Shaykh Umar al-Qadri, who led the Eid al-Adha event in Croke Park last year. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

For the second year in a row one of the major annual Muslim festivals, that of Eid al-Adha, will be celebrated in Croke Park. It takes place from 9am(...)

Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson of Dublin is among the signatories calling ‘for justice, to investigate these crimes, hold those responsible to account’. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than 50 Irish faith leaders have signed a statement condemning the persecution of the Uighurs and other Muslims in China. Included among the sig(...)

Dr Syed Waqqar Ali had been in the Mater Hospital’s intensive care unit in Dublin since contracting Covid-19 in April. Photograph: Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri/PA Wire

A doctor who was working at the Mater hospital in Dublin has died from coronavirus, three months after falling ill with the disease. Dr Syed Waqqar (...)

The organisers of the Eid celebration at Croke Park hope 500 people will be allowed attend the event.

Eid celebrations at Croke Park will take place on Friday, July 31st, it has been officially confirmed by the Islamic Centre of Ireland. The date was d(...)

GAA president John Horan said staging of the celebration at Croke Park fully supported the organisation’s commitment to inclusion. Photograph: Norman McCloskey/Inpho

Croke Park is to host a celebration of the Muslim festival of Eid after members of a Dublin mosque requested use of the GAA venue to accommodate a lar(...)

Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, chair of the Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council, said Irish politicians and media  ignored Islamophobic rhetoric  when espoused by online activists, and this was “hugely problematic”. File photograph: Alan Betson

A leading Muslim cleric has called for legislation banning commentary that “dehumanises” his community or appears to justify the murder of Muslims. (...)

 A floral tribute left on Linwood Avenue near the Linwood Masjid in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photograph: Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images

Ireland rugby captain Rory Best has expressed solidarity with the people of New Zealand over the terror attacks which killed 49 people on Friday. Sp(...)

 Islamic Republic of Iran ambassador Dr Masoud Eslami meets Mick Wallace and Clare Daly at a reception to mark the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.  Photograph: Tom Honan

The common histories of Ireland and Iran in fighting for independence were recalled on Monday at an event in Dublin marking the 40th anniversary of th(...)

 Alexandr Ruzmatovich Bekmirzaev

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has adopted a “too moderate” tone following the capture of an Irish citizen alleged to have been fighting there with Islamic St(...)

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