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Irish Network Against Racism (2020) Reports of Racism in Ireland. Data from iReport 2019.

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Type of publication


Geographical coverage


Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Civil society organisation


Irish Network Against Racism

Main Thematic Focus

Racism & xenophobia

Target Population

General population

Key findings

"There were 530 reports received in 2019. Criminal offences excluding incitement to hatred constituted 112 reports. Discrimination accounted for 111 reports, and other recordable racist incidents accounted for 130 reports. There were 174 reports concerning hate speech."

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

"The iReport is a human rights monitoring tool which takes the form of half-yearly and thematic observatories on racist incidents in Ireland. The iReport observatory compiles its data from information submitted by people who have been subjected to racism, by frontline anti-racist organisations, trade unions and other organisations that
are committed to combating racism, and by the general public. It uses, an online racist incident reporting system which can be found at"

Sample details and representativeness

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