Nazma Khan

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Celebrating World Hijab Day in Dublin are (from left) Rana Alamri; Manal Elrufaie; Maria Syed; Lorraine O’Connor; Stephanie Reid; Yasmina Isaacs; Durdana Jawad; Ashrat Meh Mood; Sarah Babiker, Sanaa Kashif and Maha Alsalem. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Muslim women in Ireland have urged non-Muslims in their communities to “look beyond the veil” and to see beyond negative stereotypes of the hijab. Ir(...)

Brigid Aylward, paediatric nurse at the University Hospital Waterford: she converted to Islam after working in Saudi Arabia. Photograph: Bara Alich Photography

Brigid Aylward from Mullinavat, Co Kilkenny became a Muslim in 2008 but it wasn’t until she started wearing the hijab two years later that she felt li(...)