Irish Muslim Council

Performance by Pakistani Band Khumariyaan “Art for Social Change”

Public Performace “Art for Social Change” Hailing from Peshawar, Pakistan, Khumariyaan (“The Intoxicators”) was born in the age of Talibanisation and sectarian violence. They are advocates for building cultural bridges through Pashtu folk music, creating trance-like ambient pieces that rely on fierce instrumentals rather than lyrics as the driving force. Following a performance, the band […]

Statement on the London Terror Attack

The Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council strongly condemns the terrorist attack in London, United Kingdom near the British Parliament. The attack killed 5 innocent people and wounded more than 40. Our sympathies and prayers are with the people of London and all those affected. Such attacks and violence against innocent people can never be justified under […]

IMPIC organises “Welcome Reception” for Syrian Refugees in Islamic Centre Ireland

Al-Mustafa Islamic Centre Ireland hosted a welcome reception on Friday 13th January at 1pm for a group of Syrian refugees that have arrived recently in Ireland with the collaboration of Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council. The purpose of the welcome reception was to promote integration and counter islamophobia. Shaykh Dr. Umar Al-Qadri, Chair Irish […]

Chair IMPIC visits Al-Azhar University on the invitation of Shaykh-ul-Azhar

Shaykh Dr. Umar Al-Qadri visited the world renowned Al-Azhar University, an ancient seat of Islamic learning, on the special invitation of the Grand Shaykh of Al-Azhar,Shaykh Dr Ahmad Tayyab. The visit of the University was followed by a meeting between both scholars of the Muslim world in which they discussed contemporary challenges facing the Muslims living in Europe. They highlighted […]

Chair of IMPIC speaks in the House of Commons & meets HRH Prince of Wales

On Thursday 24th November 2016, Aid to the Church in Need launched the “Religious Freedom in the World” report in the House of Commons. The report describes the impact of the persecution of faith communities and specially the impact of Islamist “hyper-extremism” and how it has unleashed a wave of violence and exodus, prompting record-breaking numbers of […]

2nd Annual Ramadan Community Iftar Dinner

2nd Annual Ramadan Community Iftar Dinner “Sharing the Spirit of Ramadan” Saturday 2nd July 2016 8pm-11pm  Al-Mustafa Islamic Centre Ireland 8 Coolmine Industrial Estate, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15  Dear Friends, Peace be with You! It is the pleasure of Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council (IMPIC) to cordially invite you to our 2nd Annual Community Iftar […]

“Preventing Radicalisation” Seminar & Anti-Extremism Declaration Launch

On Thursday 31 March 2016 the Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council launched an anti-extremism Declaration in a seminar held in Trinity College Dublin. The seminar entitled: Preventing Radicalisation within the Muslim Community was attended by many distinguished guests including H.E. Mr Philippe Ronald Ambassador of Belgium; H.E. Mr Kevin O’Malley, Ambassador of USA; H.E. […]

Brussels Attacks : Response

Yesterday, the world has seen the Belgian capital rocked by a series of bomb attacks that targeted the airport and metro stations. These attacks have so far taken the lives of  34 people with many more injured. Our deepest condolences go to the families of the victims at this time. This attack in Brussels comes in […]