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#ethnicity

# ethnicity - Sunday 13 August, 2017

'Yes, I'm Irish': Mixed-race Irish people tell their stories of growing up in Ireland

The attitudes encountered have changed starkly over recent decades.

# ethnicity - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

The Taoiseach will recognise Traveller ethnicity tomorrow

Pavee Point said tomorrow would “mark an historic and hugely important day for Travellers”.

# ethnicity - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Deciding to make a film on immigration was hard - including anti-immigration group was harder

“Do you deny people whose views you find repulsive the oxygen of publicity or do you engage in the hope of teasing out some of the contradictions?”

# ethnicity - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Rachel Dolezal faces media storm and insists “I identify as black”

She has also said the she ‘never had a DNA test’.

# ethnicity - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Britain doesn’t need anti-discrimination laws, says Farage

He made the comments in a documentary that will go out next week.

# ethnicity - Thursday 11 December, 2014

South Dublin County Council votes to recognise Travellers as an ethnic minority

Francis Timmons proposed the motion, describing it as “one of Ireland’s biggest human rights issues”.

# ethnicity - Saturday 8 November, 2014

The Irish in England: How they view their ethnicity and nationality

New emigrants have helped “replenish an aging population of people who identify as Irish in Britain”.

# ethnicity - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Opinion: The King of Monsters, America, and the legacy of the bomb – will Godzilla be done justice?

Director Gareth Edwards must balance the demands of a big budget blockbuster with the historical and cultural importance of Godzilla. Not a simple task, as previous versions have shown.

# ethnicity - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Affirmative action promotes racial and ethnic diversity in US colleges – but it’s under threat

A referendum in Michigan that disallowed the policy has been backed the US Supreme Court.

# ethnicity - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Cork backs Traveller ethnicity but they don’t want ‘settled people’s approval’

Ronnie Fay of Pavee Point said that “Traveller ethnicity is a fact” and they don’t need councils like Cork City to be voting on this.

# ethnicity - Friday 15 February, 2013

Column: Denying Traveller ethnicity makes Ireland a rogue state

Not recognising Traveller’s ethnicity creates a dangerous precedent for every human right- denying government that wants to justify racism, writes Dr Robbie McVeigh.

# ethnicity - Friday 14 December, 2012

Poll: Does Ireland have a discrimination problem? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does Ireland have a discrimination problem?

ESRI research says black people, women, and those aged over 45 all experience discrimination. How bad is the problem?

ESRI: Black people report highest rates of discrimination in Ireland

More than one in ten adults in Ireland say they have been discriminated against based on factors such as age, gender, disability, ethnicity, or race, according to the ESRI.

# ethnicity - Friday 19 October, 2012

Non-Chinese Asians are the fastest growing ethnic group in Ireland – CSO

The vast majority of people in Ireland remain “white Irish”, who at 3,821,995 people represents 85.8 per cent of the population.

# ethnicity - Friday 16 March, 2012

Calls for government to recognise Travellers as ethnic group

At today’s Universal Periodic Review, the Irish government was also called on to address the situation of thousands of asylum seekers and take steps towards improving the conditions they live in.

# ethnicity - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

From The42 London Olympic volunteers made to answer ‘delicate’ questions Awkward

London Olympic volunteers made to answer ‘delicate’ questions

Prospective volunteers for this summer’s event are required to undergo ‘sensitivity training’ ahead of its commencement.