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You do get looks if you’re part of an interracial relationship.” It was not necessarily vicious, pointed distain that was thrown at Law, who dated a white boyfriend in Belfast for two years.

It was more like a constant background noise that the relationship was something different or other – even coming from those with seemingly no prejudice in their hearts.

The experiences they describe echo an old racist slight that has been thrown at men of colour who immigrate to predominately white nations since time immemorial: “They steal our jobs, they steal our women.” “It speaks of an Irish sense of patriarchy, that Irish men somehow own Irish women,” says Rebecca King-O’Riain, a senior lecturer in Maynooth University’s department of sociology.

King-O’Riain, a mixed-race Japanese-American ex-pat, has conducted significant research into interracial marriage in Ireland.

But his experiences have soured him on the idea of ever entering an interracial relationship again.

“I wouldn’t dare put another girl through that again,” he says.

I have spent several weeks speaking to couples and people with various experiences from across the spectrum of interracial dating.

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Tara Stewart and Karl Mangan, for example, report no tangible distinction between their relationship and anyone else’s, but they see themselves as living in a liberal bubble.

While Ireland is becoming much more cosmopolitan – certainly in Dublin and its surrounds – I think [there are still] long-held beliefs around cultural difference” In Otukoyo’s mind, there is a distinction in attitudes to a black man having white friends and generally being a functioning member of Irish society, and a black man who enters a relationship with a white woman.

“Obviously we’re friends with Irish people, it’s fine.

Richard Bashir Otukoya has some bad relationship stories. They ripple with a hurt most of us don’t experience.

His voice quivers and cracks as he describes a doomed romance with a woman in Letterkenny, Co Donegal.

She recounts a story of an Indian man who was scolded on the street by a white man with the words: “How dare you take our women.” “It speaks to the fact that this Indian man is very threatening because he’s come from outside and ‘married one of our own’,” King-O’Riain says.

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