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Limerick’s first Muslim councillor promises to represent the ‘new Irish’

26th May, 2019
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Abdul Kalam Azad Talukder of Fianna Fáil is on course to be Limerick’s first Muslim councillorKeith Wiseman

Limerick is on the verge of electing its first ever Muslim councillor, in a significant boost for the integration of the “new Irish”.

First-time Fianna Fáil candidate Abdul Kalam Azad Talukder looks on track to take a seat in Limerick City West. A native of Bangladesh Talukder said he joined Fianna Fáil after he came to Ireland 19 years ago, because they “are the only political party who listened to migrant issues”....

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