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SHANE O’CURRY joins Eoin Drinan beginning to explain how the iReport, available online, acts as a national system to report incidents of a racist nature.
Shane says the information is not necessarily being reported to the Gardai but helps to paint a picture of demographic trends and rate of occurrence around the city. Monthly reports are issued as a yardstick. The hope is that iReport will help raise awareness of particular problem areas at a national level.
Shane says the system will also work as a way for the various anti racism support groups to build a profile of incidents that can be used as evidence when lobbying for racist problems to be addressed in specific areas.
|Duration: 10'26"||DATE: July 25, 2013|
|Themes:Irish Life & Culture|
|Keywords:tracking racism ireland, looking at the prevalence of racism, awareness of racism, incidents of racism, shane o'curry, Irish network against racism.|
|Creator:Near FM||Publisher:Near FM|