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.
|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|
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.
Racism and xenophobia, Bias against other groups – Sex, Bias against other groups - Sexual orientation or gender identity
The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) published relevant recommendations in its "Fifth Report on Ireland."
The Council of Europe's Ad Hoc Committee Of Experts On Roma And Traveller Issues (CAHROM) published relevant recommendations in its "Thematic Report on Roma and Travellers' Access to Justice (with a gender focus)."
ODIHR observes that Ireland has not reported to ODIHR the numbers of prosecuted hate crime cases and information on sentenced hate crime cases.