Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2.
Shamelessly bare-headed First Lady Sabina Higgins joins an International Women’s Day breakfast hosted by the Muslim Sisters of Éire, including from left (top row) Sabina Syed, Chair Lorraine O’Connor and Aisha Al, all dressed in hijabs to maintain modesty and privacy from ‘unrelated males’.
As they are perfectly entitled to do.
Teach Don’t Preach, of Atheist Ireland, tweetz:
Policy on the Hijab in SL Catholic school (Ceist). They permit the Hijab but student required to fully participate in Christian liturgies…
Coláiste Bríde (Clondalkin)
The European Parliament Office, Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2
Activists from Irish human rights organisations and Irish muslim women’s groups protest the recent European Court of Justice ruling allowing employers to stop their workers from wearing hijab and “other religious symbols” in the workplace.
the ECJ ruled that when an internal rule “prohibits the visible wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign, it does not constitute direct discrimination”.
*tears off crucifix*