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# mixed-race - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

'In sport, I could walk like a giant. Outside it, my head went down:' The remarkable life of Jackie McCarthy-O'Brien
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# Trailblazers

'In sport, I could walk like a giant. Outside it, my head went down:' The remarkable life of Jackie McCarthy-O'Brien

Apr 21st 2021, 8:00 AM 18,775 Views 3 Comments

In the penultimate instalment of our ‘Trailblazers’ series, we speak to the former Ireland rugby and soccer international who led the way for mixed race players.

# mixed-race - Friday 16 April, 2021

UN asked to intervene over Ireland's response to 'systemic racism' in mother and baby homes
# AMRI
# AMRI

UN asked to intervene over Ireland's response to 'systemic racism' in mother and baby homes

Apr 16th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,791 Views 0 Comments

The Association of Mixed Race Irish has asked the United Nations to visit Ireland and investigate institutional racism here.

# mixed-race - Monday 24 February, 2020

'We were segregated in 'the reject ward'': Survivor describes experience of mixed-race children in mother and baby homes
# Race
# Race

'We were segregated in 'the reject ward'': Survivor describes experience of mixed-race children in mother and baby homes

Feb 24th 2020, 9:05 AM 28,157 Views 46 Comments

An unpublished report has found that mixed-race children were routinely withheld for adoption and some children’s skin colour was listed as a “defect”.

# mixed-race - Sunday 13 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,542 Views 64 Comments

The attitudes encountered have changed starkly over recent decades.

# mixed-race - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Time for Ireland's new anti-immigration party to answer difficult questions about its members
# Opinion
# Opinion

Time for Ireland's new anti-immigration party to answer difficult questions about its members

Aug 4th 2015, 8:00 AM 2,594 Views 283 Comments

Anyone tweeting criticism of Identity Ireland will find out pretty quickly who – and what – their supporters are. And boy, don’t they like their St Brigid’s Cross swastika avatars.

# mixed-race - Sunday 3 May, 2015

What it's like to grow up biracial in small-town Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

What it's like to grow up biracial in small-town Ireland

May 3rd 2015, 12:00 PM 3,458 Views 79 Comments

The other children from Donegal were all curious about my ginger hair and brown face – to understand me as ‘biracial’ was inconceivable.

# mixed-race - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

'The abuse we suffered due to our skin colour is being airbrushed from Irish history'
# Industrial Abuse
# Industrial Abuse

'The abuse we suffered due to our skin colour is being airbrushed from Irish history'

Oct 22nd 2014, 10:45 PM 28,361 Views 45 Comments

Mixed Race Irish is asking for the Government to recognise the abuse they suffered in State-run institutions.