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Sinead O'Connor Opens Up on Her Life as a Muslim in Ireland - About Islam

Sinead O'Connor Opens Up on Her Life as a Muslim in Ireland

Months after converting to Islam, the Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor has revealed what life is really like to be a Muslim in Ireland, Extra.ie reported. “I think I’m really really good actually, really good,” she told the Dave Fanning Show on 2FM. “That’s why I’ve come, partly to let people know I’m around as well …

Ireland Allows Muslim Police Officers to Wear Hijab - About Islam

Ireland Allows Muslim Police Officers to Wear Hijab

The police service of Ireland announced on April 4 it would follow the footsteps of its Scottish and Northern Ireland counterparts by allowing Muslim female officers to wear the hijab, Irish Legal reported. “I hope this move will encourage people from minority communities to join the ‘An Garda Síochána’ police service,” expressed Commissioner Drew Harris. …

Irish Muslims, Students Say No to Islamophobia - About Islam

Irish Muslims, Students Say No to Islamophobia

DUBLIN – The Islamic Foundation of Ireland has invited all Muslim organizations in the country, Muslim student unions, the larger community organizations, and all individuals to take part in peace rally planned Saturday, March 23, to say no to Islamophobia. “We wish to invite you to join a solidarity rally this Saturday 23rd March 2019 …

Meet Irish Muslim Women Helping Homeless - About Islam

Meet Irish Muslim Women Helping Homeless

BELFAST – Helping homeless and correcting misconceptions about their faith, a group of Irish Muslim women took to the streets on Christmas Eve, to allow charity workers to celebrate the seasons with their families. “We don’t celebrate Christmas,” Lorraine O’Connor explained, Extra.ie reported. “Even though Fr [Peter] McVerry, the Capuchins, they all do dinners on …

Irish Shahadah on St. Patrick’s Day

Irish Shahadah on St. Patrick’s Day

My search for God and contentment had been a constant battle; I needed to connect with Him but I couldn’t find Him in the places I had been looking. Coming from Northern Ireland, religion is big thing, everyone is connected to a church…

Irish Muslims to Open Mosque Doors This Weekend - About Islam

Irish Muslims to Open Mosque Doors This Weekend

LAOIS, Leinster – The Muslim community in Laois, in the Irish South Midlands in the province of Leinster, are set to open the doors of their mosque this weekend, inviting local people to tour the worshipping house. “This is also an opportunity for people to come and ask the questions that they may have regarding …

Irish Company Withdraws Anti-Muslim KKK Costumes - About Islam

Irish Company Withdraws Anti-Muslim KKK Costumes

DUBLIN – A Dublin fancy dress company has withdrawn from sale a bloody Ku Klux Klan costume after a group was accused of a hate crime for wearing it outside an Islamic prayer center in Co Down. “Everyone knows exactly what the KKK stands for. It represents a brand of hatred not wanted here,” Kellie …

Sinead O'Connor Sings Adhan After Jum`ah Prayer - About Islam

Sinead O'Connor Sings Adhan After Jum`ah Prayer

DUBLIN – A video showing famous singer Sinead O’Connor, who has justconverted to Islam, singing the adhan, or Islamic call to prayer,after Jummah at the Islamic Centre of Ireland has triggered mixed reactions on Social Media, with some praising her and others rejecting the behavior. “When someone first hears the adhan or the Qur’an being …

Popular Irish Singer Converts to Islam - About Islam

Popular Irish Singer Converts to Islam

We’ll always know her best as Sinead O’Connor, but now she’s got yet another new name, Shuhada’ Davitt, and a new religion, Muslim. GLENAGEARY – The Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor, also known as Magda Davitt, revealed on Twitter last week that she has ditched Catholicism for Islam and changed her name to Shuhada’ Davitt, Irish …

Irish Muslims Counter Islamophobia with Peace - About Islam

Irish Muslims Counter Islamophobia with Peace

NEWBUILDINGS – An Irish Islamic association has offered the hand of friendship to trolls who made abusive comments about a group of Muslims praying in the street in Northern Ireland, Belfast Telegraph reported on October 3. The North West Islamic Association expressed gratitude “to everyone who defended the rights of Muslims to practice our religion …



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