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Preserving Irish must go beyond the education system

By Nicholas Boonstra / July 23, 2020

Cultures are built on languages, and learning a new language opens doors to new cultures. Ola Majekodunmi was born in Nigeria but immigrated to Ireland with her family at a young age. She relates how glad she is that her family enrolled her in a Gaelscoil despite the resistance that many people of colour face […]


The Lord Mayor of Dublin speaks openly about racism in Ireland

By Karl Ffrench / July 7, 2020

Racism is a real issue in the daily lives of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, with more arriving as the days unfold, it will only escalate. According to a recent report, Second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey Being Black in the EU, by Professor Michael O’Flaherty, Ireland is the second most racist country in […]