Original date of posting 17.10.2016
With contribution from Jennifer Schweppe, School of Law..
Hate crimes are being reported at a rate of almost one every day, official figures have revealed.Some 151 aggravated incidents were recorded by gardaí in the first six months of this year — a near doubling of the numbers previously logged. But experts warned the scourge could be more widespread because victims are reluctant to report and a fifth of all crime is not added to the Garda’s Pulse computer database. https://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/one-hate-crime-reported-every-day-426048.html