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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Xenophobia

This year
President Higgins links struggles of migrants to our patron saint in St Patrick's Day message
The president stated that ‘a poisonous xenophobia, new and recalled, has taken hold in so many places’.
All time
How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town
Far-right activists tried to paint the incident as some form of criminal act.
The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014
President Trump denounced “evil” racism, bigotry and hatred during a speech today.
This giant rear end hoovered up all the attention - but it's been beaten to the Turner Prize
The prize is awarded to a British artist under 50 for an outstanding exhibition, and has become synonymous with controversy in its 32-year history.
The word of 2016? Xenophobia
Quite literally. has announced xenophobia, defined as ‘dislike of people from other countries’, as its word of the year.
US politician has a plan for immigrant criminals who re-enter illegally: Execute them
One local political leader called the comments “vile, hateful and downright deplorable.”
Man tells cops "Donald Trump was right" after beating and urinating on homeless Mexican
Trump called the attack “terrible”.
'All of a sudden they hate foreigners, and we get two choices - go home or be killed'
Immigrants in South Africa have shared their stories.
New legislation needed to stop online "trolls"
The report published today looks at the need for regulation specific to online harassment.
Racist graffiti outside Convention Centre mars citizenship ceremonies for new Irish citizens
3,860 people from 123 different countries were made naturalised Irish citizens.
Attacks on foreigners in Germany rise by 20%
New figures show that there were 473 xenophobic attacks in 2013 – up from 393 the previous year.
Poland: Man arrested over plot to detonate 3.6-tonne bomb outside parliament
The 45-year-old allegedly planned to detonate the car bomb while the president, prime minister and MPs were inside.
Column: National pride or bald-faced bigotry? Maybe neither, or both.
Being proud to be Irish is sometime looked on as a social gaffe, writes Lisa McInerney, but that’s not always fair… and it’s not always the best way to figure out who really is racist…
WATCH: Possibly the most Oirish TV ad from 1979 you’ll see today
Oirish Spring has the benefit of two deodourants, to get you all fresh and clean, so it does, begorrah…
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: Cardinal Rules – On cross-cultural exchange
This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland and his colleagues ruminate on multicultural Ireland and embrace the “great big melting pot our little island has become”.
Column: Here’s what it’s really like being Polish in Ireland
Are the Irish racists? No – but there is an undercurrent of xenophobia in everyday life, writes Polish-born Dubliner Anna Pas.
Eight US soldiers charged in connection with comrade's suicide
A 19-year-old private shot himself after allegedly being subjected to racial taunts from other members the armed forces.
The xenophobic ‘Ould Enemy’ cack spluttered over a cricket game shows how immature a country we can be
The Ireland team who excelled at cricket should be applauded. But the Brit-bashing celebration of their feat is hypocritical for a country that is, in many ways, becoming ‘more British than Britain itself’.
UN rebukes France for mass-deportation of Roma
The UN has criticised “discriminatory” political speeches in the country.