Northern Ireland

Jalsa Salana Ireland – Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Ireland concludes its 18th Annual Convention

Source: newsgroup.ie | 18th Annual Jalsa Salana Conference Muslim Convention in Ireland concluded, reaffirming rejection of violation and extremism, and loyalty to country of residence. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association, Ireland held its 18th Jalsa Salana (Annual Convention) on, Sunday, 14th of July 2019 at Glenroyal Hotel Maynooth co. Kildare. Muslims all over Ireland attended the […]

Ireland: Galway stands with Ahmadiyya Muslim community against Islamophobic attack

Source: http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/93036/galway-stands-with-ahmadiyya-community-against-islamophobic-attack Public stands firm with Muslim community as attacks condemned as ‘cowardly’ and ‘dreadful’ The emergence of racist and neo-Nazi graffiti in Galway has been linked with vandalism on the city’s main mosque this week. However the public has stood firm with the Muslim community against any form of Islamophobia, […]

Ireland: Politicians & Christian leaders express outrage & condemn attack on the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque in Galway

Source: http://connachttribune.ie/outrage-following-attack-mosque-523/ Outrage following attack on Mosque Politicians and churches condemn ‘loutish’ attack on mosque Politicians and Christian leaders in Galway have expressed outrage at the attack on a mosque in the city on Monday. Windows at the Ballybane place of worship for Galway’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community were smashed while people […]

Ireland: Galway’s Ahamdi Muslim group ‘heartened’ by support after mosque damaged

Source: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/galway-muslim-group-heartened-by-support-after-mosque-damaged-1.3109818 The imam of a Galway mosque which was attacked during Ramadan prayers on Monday night said its members were heartened by the wider community’s response to the incident. Rocks were thrown through windows at the Masjid Maryam (Mosque of Mary) in Ballybrit, which is used by the Ahmadiyya Muslim […]

Ireland: Ahmadiyya Muslim community’s Galway mosque vandalised while worshippers inside

Source: https://www.rte.ie/news/connacht/2017/0606/880552-galway-mosque-attack/ A mosque in Galway city was vandalised last night while people were inside praying. Members of the local Ahmadiyya Muslim community were gathered for prayers at the Mosque on Old Monivea Road, when a rock was thrown at windows close to the entrance. The incident happened shortly after 11pm […]

Ireland: Imam Ibrahim Noonan, a man with strong faith and a fascinating life story

Source: http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/91991/galway-was-a-friendly-spiritual-city-so-i-decided-to-remain-here ‘Galway was a friendly, spiritual, city, so I decided to remain here’ Shooting the Breeze with Ibrahim Noonan, Imam of the Galway Mosque BY CHARLIE MCBRIDE Galway Advertiser, Thu, Apr 27, 2017 Imam Ibrahim Noonan at a recent lecture to young people on Islam. In 2014, Galway saw the opening […]

Ireland: Irish Imam of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community condemns London attack; expressed deepest condolences to affected families.

Source: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/westminster-terror-attack-irish-imams-fear-attack-will-fuel-hatred-of-islam-445984.html Imam Ibrahim Noonan of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community condemned the London attack and expressed his deepest condolences to all the families. “There are no words that I can express to explain why these attacks are happening and have happened throughout Europe and, like many, I too am worried about […]

Martin McGuinness dies: The ‘super-terrorist who became a super-statesman – like so many others

Former Sinn Fein leader followed along the familiar trail of so many enemies of Britain’s weary colonial history Robert Fisk @indyvoices Martin McGuinness dies: The ‘super-terrorist who became a super-statesman – like so many others Martin McGuinness followed along the familiar trail of so many enemies of Britain’s weary colonial […]

Ireland: “Government should regulate mosques and do checks”, says Ahmadiyya Muslim Imam Ibrahim Noonan

Source: irishexaminer.com The Government should “regulate mosques” and gardaí should have the power to conduct random, unannounced checks on them, according to a Muslim cleric. Imam Ibrahim Noonan said there are some Imams here who are “telling young men to fight the West ideologically” and that these young people are further […]

Ireland: Christians, Muslims & atheists call for end to compulsory religious education

Schools in Ireland are forcing children of atheist, secular and minority faith families, into religious instruction and Catholic faith formation. Source: irishnews.com The Evangelical Alliance of Ireland (EAI) has joined Atheist Ireland and Irish Ahmadiyya Muslims in calling for reform to religious education (RE) to allow pupils to choose another subject […]