The controversial German founder of the anti-Islamist group, Pegida, Lutz Bachmann has accepted an invitation from an Irish anti-immigrant group to speak in Limerick next month.

According to Identity Ireland, two of its founders Peter O'Loughlin and Alan Tighe attended a conference organised by anti-immigration group, Fortress Europe in Prague earlier this month.

Identity Ireland then extended an invitation to Pegida as a fellow member of Fortress Europe to attend a conference in Limerick and Mr Bachmann has accepted the invite.

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