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Ireland committed to combating antisemitism and racism, says Taoiseach

Irish Taoiseach Micheál Martin has reaffirmed “unequivocally and publicly, Ireland’s absolute commitment to Holocaust remembrance and to fighting the ugly scourge of antisemitism and racism”.

Sharing hate speech on social media to become criminal offence in Ireland under new plan

The sharing of hate speech on social media is to become a criminal offence under proposals by the Irish Government proposals to combat racism and bigotry.

Irish city of Cork launched a Jewish Culture Virtual Walk

Take a look at a virtual walk through the Jewish heritage and history in Cork, Ireland, a city whose only remaining synagogue was closed in 2016 due to the dwindling number of Jews.

Dublin synagogue back with “a very good crowd”

An Orthodox shul in Dublin has been holding services since the end of June, taking advantage of the earlier lifting of restrictions in the Republic.

New Irish government gives Israel a victory after BDS bill shelved

The new Irish government will not promote a bill against Israeli products manufactured beyond the Green Line, including east Jerusalem.

Irish MEP slammed for explaining antisemitism to Jews while promoting BDS

An Irish Member of the European Parliament was criticised after she slammed EUJS for rebuking her over her participation in a webinar associated with the BDS movement that will include one participant from an organization linked to Palestinian terrorism and another who compared Israel to the Nazi regime.

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