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- ItemRacism and hate crime in Ireland: is the legislative and policy framework adequate? Conference summary(Centre for Criminal Justice & Human Rights (CCJHR), School of Law, University College Cork, 2013-10) Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights (CCJHR); Nasc, Irish Immigrant Support CentreHosted by Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre and the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, UCC, this conference aimed to promote an open dialogue on Racism and Hate Crime in Ireland. Expert speakers and practitioners from a variety of fields were invited to explore the effectiveness of our current legislative and policy framework and to discuss the impact of hate crime, racism and discrimination of minority groups in Ireland. A number of key issues, and further points for consideration and recommendations were highlighted throughout the day by each of the speakers. This summary aims to highlight the emerging issues and themes, and to draw on these to suggest the next steps to take to respond effectively to racism and hate crime in Ireland.