Umar Al Qadri

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Shayk Umar said he supported a united Ireland on the basis of his personal experience and that of his community in the Republic. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Minority communities in the North would vote for a united Ireland because they have a much better experience in the Republic, a prominent Muslim leade(...)

Shaykh Umar al-Qadri, who led the Eid al-Adha event in Croke Park last year. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

For the second year in a row one of the major annual Muslim festivals, that of Eid al-Adha, will be celebrated in Croke Park. It takes place from 9am(...)

Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson of Dublin is among the signatories calling ‘for justice, to investigate these crimes, hold those responsible to account’. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than 50 Irish faith leaders have signed a statement condemning the persecution of the Uighurs and other Muslims in China. Included among the sig(...)

Mourners carry the coffin of Seema Banu before her burial in Newcastle, Co Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The father of murder victims Asfira Riza Syed (11) and Faizan Syed (6), and husband of their mother Seema Banu Syed (37) crouched on the ground by the(...)

When the Eid celebration was announced for Croke Park  the then government roadmap for  lifting Covid-19 restrictions would have allowed for 500 particpants at all public events from July 20th. Photograph: Norman McCloskey/Inpho

Numbers taking part in Eid celebrations at Croke Park on Friday will be limited to 200 despite a request to Taoiseach Micheál Martin from Muslim organ(...)

The organisers of the Eid celebration at Croke Park hope 500 people will be allowed attend the event.

Eid celebrations at Croke Park will take place on Friday, July 31st, it has been officially confirmed by the Islamic Centre of Ireland. The date was d(...)

The Irish Muslim & Peace Integration Council is seeking a similar dispensation to the one following a request from Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin. Photograph: Norman McCloskey/Inpho

The Irish Muslim & Peace Integration Council (Impic) has pleaded with Taoiseach Micheál Martin to allow Eid celebrations involving 500 people go a(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin looks on as President Michael D Higgins signs a book of condolence for victims of the Sri Lanka bombings in the Pro-Cathedral. Photograph:  John McElroy

A Mass for victims of last week’s bombings in Sri Lanka heard of the risk of “increased militarisation” in the country and of a “destructive narrative(...)

Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, chair of the Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council, said Irish politicians and media  ignored Islamophobic rhetoric  when espoused by online activists, and this was “hugely problematic”. File photograph: Alan Betson

A leading Muslim cleric has called for legislation banning commentary that “dehumanises” his community or appears to justify the murder of Muslims. (...)

 A floral tribute left on Linwood Avenue near the Linwood Masjid in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photograph: Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images

Ireland rugby captain Rory Best has expressed solidarity with the people of New Zealand over the terror attacks which killed 49 people on Friday. Sp(...)

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