Headcoils of a Ban at Temple Bar Gallery and Studios

A 14 year turban ban by the Garda. It took 14 years. Read the reports in the newspapers. I had to respond to it, It is important to me,

Sikh member of the Reserve is banned from wearing turban
- August 13, 2007 - Independent.ie

Badge of distinction: Meet the first Sikh in the Garda Reserves
- January 23, 2021 - The Irish Times

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Temple Bar Gallery + Studios presents The Headcoils of a Ban, a project by artists Rajinder Singh and Áine Byrne, as part of From the Studios, an online series of work by our studio artists.

From the Studios features new and existing artwork, alongside opportunities for experimentation and testing ideas as online projects. We present a glimpse into artists’ studio practice through our website and social media platforms.

'Gardaí urged to ditch 'racist' turban ban'
- August 21, 2007 - Irish Examiner

'TURBAN VICTORY: Indian man waiting 12 ‘patient years’ to join Garda Reserves delighted he will soon be able wear turban in new role'
- October 10, 2019 - The Irish Sun

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