Ireland

Ireland regularly submits hate crime data to ODIHR. Ireland's Criminal Code does not contain hate crime provisions. Hate crime data are collected by the Central Statistics Office and the National Police Force of Ireland. Data are not made publicly available.

SELECT YEAR

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2018 368 Not available Not available
2017 Not available Not available Not available
2016 Not available Not available Not available
2015 Not available Not available Not available
2014 53 Not available Not available

Hate crimes recorded by police

National developments

In 2018, consultation began with stakeholders from diverse and minority backgrounds, academics, civil society and government agencies to develop a new working definition of hate crime for the police. This concluded in 2019 with a new Garda Diversity and Integration Strategy, 2019-2021.

Key observation

ODIHR observes that Ireland has not reported to ODIHR the numbers of prosecuted hate crime cases and information on sentenced hate crime cases.