The president of the Irish National Party has called for a temporary ban on Muslims coming into Ireland.

Justin Barrett told Sean Moncrieff here on Newstalk there is "a need for a temporary ban" on Muslim people entering Ireland, as part of his organisation's broader call for a completely new approach to immigration policy in this country.

Mr Barrett claims this is necessary due to a rise in Islamic fundamentalism in Ireland.

He also took the view that "all of them (Muslims) are potentially dangerous".

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