Brian Killoran

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Sources said it was impossible to determine if foreign nationals were over-represented as victims of assault in the Republic. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Republic’s crime statistics should set out the ethnicity of assault victims to determine if foreign nationals are over-represented in street attac(...)

Residents in Northern Ireland will be affected by Thursday’s controversial High Court decision that applicants for citizenship must have “unbroken” residence here for a year before they apply. File photograph: Frank Miller

Some Northern Ireland residents will be affected by a High Court decision that applicants for citizenship must have “unbroken” residence here for a ye(...)

Atlantic Philanthropies, founded and financed by billionaire Chuck Feeney, gave away €1.1 billion in Ireland through 1,030 grants over 30 years. Photograph: Alan Betson

It ended as it began – quietly, low key, with no fanfare. The Dublin office of Atlantic Philanthropies closed this week as billionaire Chuck Feeney, w(...)

A 1 7-year-old  girl was trafficked into Ireland after her brother had sold her for €300 in order for her to be married to an older man.

Gardaí interviewed 47 Latvian women who had been trafficked to Ireland solely to enter into a sham marriage with a non-EU citizen, a new report has re(...)

The Immigrant Council has indicated  its preference is for asylum seekers to be granted the right to work at six months, which is commensurate with the timescale for deciding on asylum applications. Photograph: Getty Images

A ruling by the Supreme Court that a ban on asylum seekers working is unconstitutional has been hailed as “unqualified good news” by immigrant rights (...)

The dismantling of the illicit Calais camp in October is believed to have caused many of its 10,000 inhabitants to disperse to other areas, including the port city of Cherbourg which deals mostly with traffic between Ireland and France.  Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty

The destruction of the Calais “Jungle” camp may be contributing to increased attempts by migrants to stowaway in cargo bound for Ireland, expert obser(...)

Sr Stanislaus Kennedy: “Our homes should be sacred places, places of sanctuary.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government must urgently introduce hate crime laws to tackle rising numbers of racial harassment cases in housing estates across the State, the Im(...)

Irish rail driver Happymore Karigomba (c), Dublin Bus driver Shahbaz Rana (l) and Bus Eireann driver Fabio Carlomusto,(r) at the launch of the #StopRacism campaign. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The number of racist incidents reported in Ireland rose by 11 per cent last year, with the State’s Muslim community experiencing a marked increase in (...)

Refugee children play outside a tent this week in a camp  in Malakasa, 40km north of Athens, Greece. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

The Government is to extend its deadline to accept up to 4,000 refugees and migrants by the end of 2017 due to delays overseas, the Department of Just(...)

The study on Islamophobia in Dublin shows evidence of racism by teachers towards their pupils, of institutional racism within An Garda Síochána and it criticises the media portrayal of Islam. Photograph: David Sleator

Ireland’s education system is effectively segregationist because of its “hugely problematic” enrolment policy, a report to be presented at a conferenc(...)

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