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Dr Ali Selim of the  Irish Muslim Board:  the group says Muslim children can feel alienated at school, particularly in activities that revolve around Christmas such as nativity plays and carol services. Photograph: Alan Betson

A Muslim campaign group says school uniforms should accommodate Islamic dress codes by allowing girls to wear full-length skirts, long-sleeved shirts (...)

A Palestinian seeks cover during clashes at Huwwara checkpoint, near the West Bank City of Nablus. Clashes erupted after an announcement of a general strike and day of rage in protest at US president Donald  Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital. Photograph: EPA

Ireland’s Muslims have condemned in unequivocal terms the decision of US president Donald Trump to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jeru(...)

Ibrahim Halawa with Fr Seamus Fleming who made a presentation to welcome Ibrahim home after his four years in prison in Cairo.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ibrahim Halawa said on Friday that he was “taking time off” with his mother and the rest of his family following his return from Egypt on Tuesday afte(...)

  Dr Nooh Al-Kaddo, chief executive of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland.  File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland has written a “sombre” letter to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar expressing “disappointment” at recent remarks by a Fine(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Josepha Madigan TD inside the mosque with Imam Hussein Halawa and Shaheen Ahmed. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Close to 5,000 people attended Eid-Al-Fitr celebrations at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Dublin’s Clonskeagh on Sunday marking the end of Ramadan, th(...)

Mr Justice Frank Clarke said the courts in the UK, France and Germany, all of which had significant Muslim populations, have had to deal with questions about the rights of people in polygamous marriages.

Urgent attention should be given to introducing legislation to clarify what rights and obligations apply to polygamous families living in Ireland, a S(...)

 Dr Ali Selim, Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland, with Rabbi Zalman Lent, Leader of the Jewish community of Dublin. Photograph: DAVE MEEHAN

Four years ago an alliance of religious groups in Ireland made a submission to the Constitutional Convention in which they said “the current reference(...)

Dr Ali Selim of the Clonskeagh mosque in south Dublin described the President’s actions since assuming office as being ‘not only anti-Muslim but anti-everything. He is very much pro-confrontation at all levels.’ Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A spokesman for Ireland’s largest mosque in Dublin has described as “really shocking” that US President Donald Trump should place a 90-day block on en(...)

Imam Ibrahim Noonen and Imam Naseem Ahmad at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association Ireland’s 14th Jalsa Salana Annual Convention. Photograph: Sara Freund/ The Irish Times

A leading Muslim voice has criticised other Muslim leaders here for being softer on extremism and radicalisation. Imam Ibrahim Noonan, Ahmadiyya Nat(...)

Ali Selim of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland:  those who carry out  acts of violence should be treated as criminals. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Dr Ali Selim of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland has said the media should stop associating terrorist atrocities with Islam, following the lates(...)

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