Eamon Zayed: ‘There needs to be a far greater awareness of how colour, race and racism impact on people.’ Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It is just about 20 years now since I was suspended from school in Dublin for telling the woman who worked in a nearby shop to f**k off. She had used (...)

Former footballer Trevor Sinclair arriving at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court.  Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Former England footballer Trevor Sinclair will not be used as a BBC football pundit after he racially abused a policeman who arrested him for drink-dr(...)

Republic of Ireland assistant manager, Roy Keane pictured with Chantelle Doyle (11), Huiming Wang (12), Andrem Tran (10) and Laya Susan-Sabu (11) all of St Mary’s Primary School, Dorset St. at the  Show Racism the Red Card awards   at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

Roy Keane says he “cringes” at the thought of clubs like Manchester United and Liverpool celebrating a top-four finish. The former Old Trafford star (...)

Hundreds of migrants guarded by police walk several miles along rail tracks towards the town of Szeged after breaking away from a collection point close to the Serbian border on September 8th, 2015 in Morahalom, Hungary. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

The current refugee crisis has sparked a divided response. On the one hand (and at present it is more dominant), there is the desire to help; and on t(...)

A Holocaust remembrance project which began a decade ago in Ireland with the planting of a handful of flower bulbs now involves more than 50,000 young people throughout Europe annually. Photograph: www.hetireland.org

A Holocaust remembrance project which began a decade ago in Ireland with the planting of a handful of flower bulbs now involves more than 50,000 young(...)

Young people  participate in the Show Racism the Red Card campaign. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said racism is a personal issue for him because of abuse he has received over his religious beliefs. (...)

PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Gordon Taylor retains the “full support” of the Professional Football Association in the wake of allegations the union chief executive has amassed sub(...)

Eoin Reddan in action against France in the match in which he broke his leg.

Eoin Reddan says the gods of fortune were with him. Watching Ireland’s final minutes against France in this year’s Six Nations with the Irish s(...)

At the launch of Show Racism the Red Card at Croke Park today were Padraic Duffy GAA director general with Greta Perevalovaite and Rafael Mamba of Blakestown Community School and Eoin Mc Cafferty of Show Racism the Red Card organisation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

There was “no place” in the GAA for players or officials who engaged in racist activity, the organisation's director general Páraic Duffy said (...)

It would be nice to believe that the launch of a new educational resource by the anti-racism in sport organisation, Show Racism the Red Card (S(...)