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Hazel Chu: ‘If we don’t start fighting against the far right, that is what Ireland is going to become’


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by Angela O'Shaughnessy
26th Jan 2021

Read time: 10 mins

Conor McCabe

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Hazel Chu, Lord Mayor of Dublin

Hazel Chu on confronting racism, beating the sh*t out of punching bags and building a better Dublin – and Ireland.

2020 was a year for the history books, and Hazel Chu has once again been thrust into the spotlight for the other most-talked about issue after coronavirus: racism. While Dublin elected its first Lord Mayor of Chinese descent, Ireland – alongside the rest of the world – was forced to reckon with racism across all sectors of life. But in the new year and beyond, will the momentum be sustained? “What are we going to seriously...

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