A group of people of multiple ethnicity and cultures putting their hands together laying one over the other.
Your ethnicity links you to a certain group of people in society.

Cultural characteristics

Ethnicity refers to the cultural characteristics which connect a particular group or groups of people to one another. The people in the group may be from the same country, have the same history or have the same cultural identity. There are many different types of cultural groups in Ireland.

Identifying culture

Right to celebrate

Supports available:

There are many different organisations there to make sure that everyone, no matter where they are from, is given the same chances and experiences as everyone else.

If you would like to talk, Childline is here to listen. Childline is a confidential service – we don’t judge you or tell you what to do.


Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission


Migrant Rights Centre Ireland

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