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Protesters during the Stand Up to Racism and Fascism national demonstration in Trafalgar Square, London on Saturday. Photograph: PA

The Irish State remains in denial about racism, a rally in Dublin to mark UN international day against racism on Saturday was told. The United Nations(...)

An Enar rally in Dublin: Enar received reports of 182 incidents of racist verbal abuse, violence, discrimination and other attacks between July and December 2014. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

People from a “black African” background are the most vulnerable to racist attack and harassment in Ireland, according to a new report. The stu(...)

 Director  of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties Mark Kelly: “Criminal behaviour exhibited by a racist mob” on the streets of Waterford should be “recognised and severely punished as hate crime”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has said there is an “urgent need” to reform laws combating hate crime following anti-Roma protests in Wa(...)

Of the 18,435 applicants who took the first stage of tests this year, only 418 said they were from an ethnic minority background. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There has been a steep decline in the number of applicants from ethnic minority backgrounds to the Garda, statistics from the most recent recruitment(...)

Mael Megret, one of the workers at the Paris Bakery in Moore St who  staged a sit-in protest over the non-payment of wages, in the premises today. Pictured at rear right is Paris Bakery is owner Yannick Forel. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times.

Workers at the Paris Bakery intend to sit in at the Dublin bakery over the weekend in their dispute with the owner over unpaid wages . Some 15 workers(...)

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