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Fine Gael councillor says drowned Syrian 3-year-old and family "were not fleeing for their lives"
Former mayor of Naas Darren Scully made the statement in a letter to the Sunday Times. Scully was forced to resign as mayor after being caught up in a racism row in 2011.
Councillor involved in African immigrants race row in running for Fine Gael's executive council
Darren Scully, who caused controversy with remarks about African immigrants three years ago, is in the mix for Fine Gael’s backroom decision making body.
Former mayor of Naas wins Fine Gael selection despite race row
Darren Scully was one of three councillors selected by the party to run in next year’s local elections.
"Fine Gael has demonstrated that racist remarks are okay with them" - Integration Centre
Darren Scully’s re-admission to the Fine Gael party has caused anger with one migrant support group.
Racism row councillor re-admitted to Fine Gael
The party’s General Secretary says the time has come to “move on” from former Naas mayor Darren Scully’s comments about black Africans.
New website allows people to record and monitor racism
The website is part of a joint initiative by 17 EU member states and supported by the Immigrant Council of Ireland.
Column: Racism is the Irish reality. We need to stop pretending otherwise.
From violent crime to ethnic slurs, racism rears its head daily, writes Catherine Lynch. It’s time to face up to a very real problem.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…
Darren Scully: 'Some people won't be happy until I am deported'
The former Mayor of Naas has reacted strongly to the decision by Fine Gael to remove the party whip following his controversial remarks about African immigrants.
Darren Scully loses Fine Gael whip after remarks about African immigrants
The former Mayor of Naas caused controversy with his remarks about African immigrants in a number of radio interviews last year.
Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from
Thought-provoking, moving, controversial: Our pick of the top ten Read Mes from 2011.
Top 10 stories that got you talking in 2011
Alternative medicine, the Gaza flotilla and same-sex marriages – these are the stories that sparked the most debate in 2011.
Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes
From the government’s €3.6bn ‘accounting error’, to confusing a Hollywood actor with a serial killer, here are this year’s most memorable gaffes.
Column: Why I reported Darren Scully for inciting hatred – and why I’m not backing down
Since reporting Darren Scully for his controversial comments last month, Labour TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has received a torrent of abuse but he’s not backing down…
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In tonight’s fix: Darren Scully in tears; fears for the euro; concern for George Michael and anti-austerity protests on the streets of Dublin.
Scully insists: 'I am not a racist' as he breaks down in radio interview
The former Mayor of Naas was forced to resign earlier this week after remarks he made about immigrant Africans. He said he and his family had been threatened because of the remarks.
Darren Scully race remarks 'an opportunity for education', says African community leader
Africa Centre head Eric Yao said he accepted an apology issued by the former Naas mayor
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Darren Scully resigns as Mayor of Naas
The Fine Gael councillor apologised ‘unreservedly’ for his controversial remarks on race.