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Fiona Ryan and Jonathan Mathis received abuse after they featured in an advertising campaign for the Lidl supermarket chain. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A mixed-race Co Meath couple who appeared in an ad campaign for supermarket chain Lidl has decided to leave Ireland after being subjected to abuse onl(...)

Fiona Ryan with Jon Mathis, who experienced online abuse after featuring in an ad campaign for the Lidl supermarket chain. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

A mixed-race Co Meath couple say they may leave Ireland after being subjected to abuse online following their participation in an advertising campaign(...)

Crime and discrimination was experienced by people from 22 ethnic backgrounds, according to the report. File photograph: Getty Images

There is a continuing steady rise in violent race crime reported by the public, a report on racist incidents and behaviour has found. It also identif(...)

The LÉ Niamh had informed the Italian coastguard it was too dangerous to proceed to the vessel as it was too close to the Libyan coast, according to extracts of recordings cited in evidence during a trial in Palermo, Sicily.

Tensions between the Italian coastguard and a Naval Service patrol ship have emerged during a trial of three Libyan men accused of people trafficking (...)

Frances Fitzgerald: ‘Irish society faces considerable risks if integration is not supported by Government, by communities and individuals.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A national action plan against racism is “vital” if Ireland is to avoid “sleep walking into a racist and segregated society,” a prominent expert on t(...)

Designer John Rocha launching an  anti-racism emblem he designed. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Hate crimes are being reported at a rate of almost one every day, official figures have revealed. Some 151 aggravated incidents were recorded by gard(...)

An anti-racism march in Rathfarnham in May. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The last six months of 2015 saw the highest number of racist assaults recorded in Ireland, according to a new report. New figures from the European (...)

Hugs doled out to members of the public at the Members of the Action Against Racism demonstration in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ireland is in danger of breaking EU laws due to the non-existence of hate crime laws in the country, campaigners have said. Members of the Action Aga(...)

Promotional material for Marian Kowalski, a candidate in next month’s Polish presidential election.

A group of up to 60 anti-racist and anti-fascist protesters gathered outside Jury’s hotel on Ormond Quay on Friday night at about 9pm where it is unde(...)

Human Rights and Equality Commissioner Emily Logan at the launch of the European Network Against Racism Ireland’s new report on racially-motivated incidents in 2014. The body found that there were almost 400 racist incidents recorded in Ireland last year.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Almost 400 racist incidents were recorded in Ireland last year, including 16 racially-motivated assaults, according to a new report.Figures compiled b(...)

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