Local Voices 005: Racism in Ireland

Local Voices 005: Racism in Ireland


Following the death of George Floyd in the Unites States of America, protests have swept across the world highlighting issues of racial injustice – with a protest held in Dublin in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Board member with the Irish Network Against Racism and anti-racism activist Claudia Hoareau-Gichuhi speaks about her experiences of dealing with racism growing up in Tallaght, the effects of racist abuse on mental health, hate crime legislation and more.

Tallaght Athletic Club sprinter Joseph Ojewumi, who has the goal of becoming the fastest man in Ireland, speaks about racism in sport, the frustration of being racially abused as a child and more.