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Enar Ireland, 2nd Quarterly Report of Report of October-December 2013

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Type of publication

Survey - quantitative research

Geographical coverage


Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Civil society organisation


ENAR | European Network Against Racism

Main Thematic Focus

Racism & xenophobia

Target Population

General population

Key findings

The most common forms of racist incident reported
in these 91 incidents are shouting, verbal
abuse and harassment. The highest number
of reports in this period came from North and
South Dublin. Incidents occurred more frequently
during daylight hours, particularly in
the afternoon, although there was also significant
occurrence in late evening. Victims were most likely to be aged between 25 and 55 years old. Perpetrators were most likely to be aged between 35 and 55 years old. Women experiencing racist incidents were most likely to be aged between 18 and 35 years old (46%).

Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)

ENAR Ireland's quarterly report from iReport is compiled using data from reported incidents of racism and hate crime submitted through the iReport website portal and from information provided by partner organisations. Quantitative data is then analysed and reported using statistical research methods. More detailed qualitative information is also collected and reported.

Sample details and representativeness

Information is provided through the iReport website by victims and members of the public who report incidents. Information is also provided by partner organisations that collect data.

Number of incidents reported: 91

Period covered by report: Oct - Dec 2013

DISCLAIMERThe information presented here is collected under contract by the FRA's research network FRANET. The information and views contained do not necessarily reflect the views or the official position of the FRA.