Archbishop joins Irish Muslims in celebrating Eid Al Adha

Five hundred members of Ireland’s Muslim community gathered in Croke Park this morning (Tuesday July 20) to celebrate Eid al–Hada. Eid Prayers were led by Shaykh Dr Umar Al–Qadri of the Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council and Blanchardstown Mosque.

Archbishop Michael Jackson represented the Church of Ireland and joined other Abrahamic faith leaders, Archbishop Dermot Farrell and Rabbi Zalman Lent. The gathering was also addressed by representatives of the Government and Opposition as well as a representative of the Traveller community and the President of the GAA.

Archbishop Michael Jackson addressing Eid Al–Hada in Croke Park. (Photo from&helli


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