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(...)

Dr Ali Al Saleh (centre, in white) said that Covid-19 spared no race, no region and ‘has put us away from our churches, our mosques, our prayer places’ but it was also ‘an opportunity to show the strength of our faith.’ File photograph: Cyril Byrne

An Irish Muslim leader who was critically ill with Covid-19 joined other religious leaders in expressing gratitude to frontline staff and praying for (...)

Most religious services across the State are being cancelled or restricted in light of the Government’s recommendations on reduced gatherings due to coronavirus.Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Most religious services across the State are being cancelled or restricted in light of the Government’s recommendations on reduced gatherings due to c(...)

Attendance at church funerals is limited to 100 people. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The obligation on Catholics to physically attend Sunday Mass has been removed by Ireland’s Catholic bishops for now and all Confirmations are postpone(...)

Lisa Smith: the suspected Isis supporter has  said she did not commit any crimes in the name of the terrorist group

Local politicians in Co Louth have called for the Dundalk woman who travelled to Islamic State in Syria to be allowed return to Ireland, along with he(...)

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh in  October 2018. Photograph: Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia will host three summits of Gulf, Arab and Islamic leaders in Mecca on Thursday and Friday to discuss an attack on four oil tankers off th(...)

Iman Hussein Halawa from the Clonskeagh Mosque called for the criminalisation of Islamophobia. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

The discreet presence of a garda in the grounds of the Clonskeagh Mosque signalled that this was no ordinary gathering for Friday prayers. The mosqu(...)

 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(...)

Lisa Smith (extreme right) may have overheard information on the Govermnet jet, but nothing of interest to Isis, military sources say. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins, Dublin

An Irish military intelligence inquiry concluded a former Defence Forces member gleaned little or no sensitive information before she left Ireland to (...)

Celebrating World Hijab Day in Dublin are (from left) Rana Alamri; Manal Elrufaie; Maria Syed; Lorraine O’Connor; Stephanie Reid; Yasmina Isaacs; Durdana Jawad; Ashrat Meh Mood; Sarah Babiker, Sanaa Kashif and Maha Alsalem. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Muslim women in Ireland have urged non-Muslims in their communities to “look beyond the veil” and to see beyond negative stereotypes of the hijab. Ir(...)

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