Understanding Racism - Resources (Ireland)


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This list of resources was put together in order that you can learn and reflect on the reality and impact of racism in Ireland. Read our article: What it means to be Anti Racism

What to Read:

I Am Irish Website
https://iamirish.org/ including podcast, multiple blog entries

Series of Articles tracking the development of Direct Provision in the last 20 years in The Irish Times:

Writing Home: The ‘New Irish’ Poets by Pat Boran and Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi - a major new anthology of writing from Ireland that acknowledges and celebrates the contribution of those whose roots lie outside of the country -  available to purchase here:

Don’t Touch My Hair and Twisted (Twisted available June 23, 2020) by Emma Dabiri

This Hostel Life by Melatu Uche Okorie 

What to Watch:

Imelda May - You Don’t Get to Be Racist and Irishhttps://www.facebook.com/RTECulture/videos/2589654271286177/UzpfSTY5MTg3MjA0ODoxMDE1ODYyMzIxODE5NzA0OQ/

Ebunoluwa - Where Ye From - Written by @ebseyblack:

Aisha Bolaji discussing her personal experience of racism in Ireland:

What does Irishness Look Like:
website:  https://iamirish.org/

THIS LAND by The Tenth Man, directed by Zithelo Bobby Mthombeni 

Life in Direct Provision:

Spoken word poem by Felispeaks

MusicbyLoah on racism in Ireland: 

Amanda Adé on BLM:


We will be adding to these resources from time to time. If there is anything you think we should consider adding, please contact us: info@olairelnad.ie