Simon Zebo:  Racing 92 star said he hoped he had not heard what he thought he heard from some Ulster rugby supporters at Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

When Cyrus Christie read about calls to lynch him on social media and others on Twitter urging him to go play for Jamaica, there was no upside. Chris(...)

Sligo Rovers marketing and PR officer Shane Crossan (left) talks with Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration David Stanton at a ceremony at Carmichael House in Dublin. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Sligo Rovers was one of five sports clubs to be recognised at an event in Dublin on Tuesday for its work over the past year on the Club Welcome projec(...)

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(...)

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 (...)