Report a Racist Incident

The Irish Government is committed to tackling racism and to creating an inclusive society. If you are the victim of or a witness to a racist incident, you can contact the following organisations/authorities depending on the type of incident:

1.Garda Síochána (Police)

2.The Crime Victims Helpline

3. Workplace Relations Commission (covers both discrimination in employment and in the supply of goods and services)

4. Garda Síochána (Police) Ombudsman Commission (GSOC)

5. Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (Formerly Broadcasting Complaints Commission)

6. Press Council and Press Ombudsman

7. Irish Internet Hotline

8. Racist Graffiti

You can find statistics on the incidence of racially motivated crime here. The Central Statistics Office have responsibility for compiling crime statistics in Ireland and the figures in the Tables were supplied by the Central Statistics Office. Information on incidents of racist crime reported to the Police (An Garda Síochána) are transmitted to the Central Statistics Office by the Irish Police at regular intervals. Officials from the Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration also have regular meetings with the Irish Police.

Statistics regarding cases taken under the race ground under the Employment Equality Acts 1998 -2008 and the Equal Status Acts 2000 - 2008 before the Equality Tribunal (see above) can be accessed here.

You can find statistics on complaints to the Garda Síochána (Police) Ombudsman Commission, alleging discrimination by members of the Gardaí (police) on the grounds of race or religion at this location.

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