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From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael councillor says drowned Syrian 3-year-old and family "were not fleeing for their lives" Aylan Kurdi

Fine Gael councillor says drowned Syrian 3-year-old and family "were not fleeing for their lives"

Former mayor of Naas Darren Scully made the statement in a letter to the Sunday Times. Scully was forced to resign as mayor after being caught up in a racism row in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Councillor involved in African immigrants race row in running for Fine Gael's executive council Comeback

Councillor involved in African immigrants race row in running for Fine Gael's executive council

Darren Scully, who caused controversy with remarks about African immigrants three years ago, is in the mix for Fine Gael’s backroom decision making body.

From TheJournal.ie Former mayor of Naas wins Fine Gael selection despite race row The Return

Former mayor of Naas wins Fine Gael selection despite race row

Darren Scully was one of three councillors selected by the party to run in next year’s local elections.

From TheJournal.ie "Fine Gael has demonstrated that racist remarks are okay with them" - Integration Centre Darren Scully

"Fine Gael has demonstrated that racist remarks are okay with them" - Integration Centre

Darren Scully’s re-admission to the Fine Gael party has caused anger with one migrant support group.

From TheJournal.ie Racism row councillor re-admitted to Fine Gael Darren Scully

Racism row councillor re-admitted to Fine Gael

The party’s General Secretary says the time has come to “move on” from former Naas mayor Darren Scully’s comments about black Africans.

From TheJournal.ie New website allows people to record and monitor racism Racism

New website allows people to record and monitor racism

The website is part of a joint initiative by 17 EU member states and supported by the Immigrant Council of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Racism is the Irish reality. We need to stop pretending otherwise. Opinion

Column: Racism is the Irish reality. We need to stop pretending otherwise.

From violent crime to ethnic slurs, racism rears its head daily, writes Catherine Lynch. It’s time to face up to a very real problem.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Darren Scully: 'Some people won't be happy until I am deported' Darren Scully

Darren Scully: 'Some people won't be happy until I am deported'

The former Mayor of Naas has reacted strongly to the decision by Fine Gael to remove the party whip following his controversial remarks about African immigrants.

From TheJournal.ie Darren Scully loses Fine Gael whip after remarks about African immigrants Darren Scully

Darren Scully loses Fine Gael whip after remarks about African immigrants

The former Mayor of Naas caused controversy with his remarks about African immigrants in a number of radio interviews last year.

From TheJournal.ie Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie Read Me

Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie

Thought-provoking, moving, controversial: Our pick of the top ten Read Mes from 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories that got you talking in 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories that got you talking in 2011

Alternative medicine, the Gaza flotilla and same-sex marriages – these are the stories that sparked the most debate in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes Review 2011 This post contains videos

Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes

From the government’s €3.6bn ‘accounting error’, to confusing a Hollywood actor with a serial killer, here are this year’s most memorable gaffes.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why I reported Darren Scully for inciting hatred – and why I’m not backing down Opinion

Column: Why I reported Darren Scully for inciting hatred – and why I’m not backing down

Since reporting Darren Scully for his controversial comments last month, Labour TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has received a torrent of abuse but he’s not backing down…

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s fix: Darren Scully in tears; fears for the euro; concern for George Michael and anti-austerity protests on the streets of Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Scully insists: 'I am not a racist' as he breaks down in radio interview Darren Scully

Scully insists: 'I am not a racist' as he breaks down in radio interview

The former Mayor of Naas was forced to resign earlier this week after remarks he made about immigrant Africans. He said he and his family had been threatened because of the remarks.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know by 9am: Calls for second MEP vote on Cardiff, RTÉ denies prejudice allegations, families at ‘breaking point’ – and a busy day for US shoppers

From TheJournal.ie Darren Scully race remarks 'an opportunity for education', says African community leader Race Row

Darren Scully race remarks 'an opportunity for education', says African community leader

Africa Centre head Eric Yao said he accepted an apology issued by the former Naas mayor

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Darren Scully resigns as Mayor of Naas Darren Scully

Darren Scully resigns as Mayor of Naas

The Fine Gael councillor apologised ‘unreservedly’ for his controversial remarks on race.