BELFAST – Muslims in Northern Ireland have welcomed Ian Paisley’s apology for retweeting a controversial remark on Ramadan by right-wing commentator Katie Hopkins. “We have contacted Ian Paisley MP directly to clarify his position on the controversial tweet and to ask him to confirm his commitment to equality for all citizens, regardless of faith, and …
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DUBLIN – The Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland, Clonskeagh Mosque, announced opening its doors to homeless people in the Irish capital Dublin during Storm Emma, expected to hit Western Europe with predicted temperatures of -10°C later this week. “We’re working closely with Dublin City Council and homeless organizations to be able to provide these services,” …
DUBLIN – The head imam of the Islamic Centre of Ireland, Shaykh Dr. Umar Al-Qadri, issued a fatwa on Tuesday against the practice of female genital mutilation. “Islamic Center of Ireland launches Fatwa Against FGM to unequivocally condemn FGM, reject Ali Selim’s remarks and support Ifrah Foundation and others in their campaign against End FGM,” …
the Irish Muslim community urged people not to blame Islam for Wednesday’s attack, which left one dead, amid efforts to counter rising tide of anti-immigrant abuse directed at Muslims.
The Islamic center in Dublin opened its doors on Monday, October 16, to homeless as ex-Hurricane Ophelia hits Ireland.
As `Eid Al-Adha approaches, many Irish Muslim women will find suitable clothes to wear for the feast thanks to Amaliah, a new fashion and lifestyle website for young Muslim women.
In a successful event, Al Furqan Mosque held an open day last July 15, welcoming neighbors and visitors from all faiths who wanted to know about Islam.
A 15-Year-old East Sussex Muslim girl has won George Orwell Youth Literary Prize for her piece on being ‘different’ as she shared her experience of being mixed-race and Muslim.
When Stefan Boyle broke into a Dublin mosque armed with a knife to steal whatever he reaches, he did not expect to meet the Muslim caretaker Ali Yassine, who sat down with him and shared scrambled eggs after finding him hiding under a table inside the mosque.
he concept of something ‘foreign’ being exotic, new or appealing may have come to an end in Ireland, says Sr Susan Jones, a member of the Dublin City Interfaith Forum.