Census figures showed Ireland was experiencing fast growth in its Jewish population but a representative body has said it may have been a coincidence. Image: iStock.

Census figures that showed Ireland was experiencing the fastest growing Jewish population in the world were not what they seem, according to Maurice C(...)

Adelaide Road synagogue in  Dublin 2. Photograph: Paddy Whelan/The Irish Times

The State’s Jewish population has risen by 28.9 per cent, or 573, since 2011, according to the 2016 census. The population of Jews in Ireland had bee(...)