Woman running @Ireland vows to stay strong against racist trolling

A black British woman has been submerged by racist abuse after she took over the @Ireland Twitter account. 

Michelle Marie, a plus-size model and blogger originally from Oxford, moved to Ireland in 2013 and was chosen to run the account — which is run by a different person in the country every week.

In her first post, Marie wrote that she had settled in Ireland and “it has my heart.”

But just hours after taking over the profile, Marie was forced to defend herself from trolls who disguised their racist and body-shaming hatred as nationalism:  Read more...

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