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Imam Ibrahim Noonan inpsects the damage at Maryam Mosque, Ballybane, Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Members of two Irish far-right groups are suspected of involvement in an attack on a mosque in Galway on Monday. The Maryam Mosque in Galway city, wh(...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has criticised what he has described as a lack of progress on developing the Taoiseach’s proposed new covenant. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Religious leaders are expected to ask Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to elaborate on Thursday on what he meant when calling for a new covenant between church (...)

Imam Ibrahim Noonan, who leads the Ahmadiyya Muslim community welcomed visitors to the Mosque. Photograph: Frank Lanigan.

The city of Galway was invited to stand in solidarity with the Muslim community just days after the massacre of 50 Muslim worshipers in Christchurch o(...)

Dr Ali Selim of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Ali Selim regrets the controversy that followed his comments on female genital mutilation (FGM). But, he says, the furore was not all of his own creat(...)

A window broken by a stone at the Maryam Mosque on the Old Monivea Road in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

The imam of a Galway mosque which was attacked during Ramadan prayers on Monday night said its members were heartened by the wider community’s respons(...)

Victims: flight attendant Nidhi Chaphekar, who was injured in the bombing at Brussels Airport. Photograph: Ketevan Kardava/courtesy 1tv.ge

Parenting slots have become as ubiquitous an element of talk radio as traffic reports or weather forecasts. The predictable subject matter under discu(...)

The Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council said the attacks in Brussels on Tuesday ‘once again reiterate that the perpetrators are indiscriminate in their actions and seek only to perpetuate fear and anxiety within communities’. Photograph: EPA.

Backlash and blame in the wake of terror attacks too often falls on the wrong people and this “perpetuates the narrative of the extremists”, a Muslim (...)

System of denominationally controlled education in Ireland is ‘fundamentally unjust’

Many immigrants feel pressured to allow their children to be taught in Catholic schools to ensure that they later successfully apply to become Irish c(...)

Mohammad Iftikhar (6) with his father, Dr Norman Iftikhar, at the 14th annual Jalsa Salana Annual Convention staged by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association in Maynooth, Co Kildare. Photograph: Sara Freund/The Irish Times

An Irish Imam has told of being verbally abused on the street and having a bottle thrown at his head because of negative perceptions of Islam in Irela(...)

Last week Daniyal Daud, a 28-year-old journalism student, began to feel a growing sense of dread.He felt shock at the slaughter of cartoonists. And di(...)

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