Prayer, reflection and fasting is observed by Muslims worldwide during Ramadan.

A look at the private and public experiences of Ramadan and the meaning that it holds for the Muslim community in Dublin.

'Nationwide' visits the Mosque in Clonskeagh, Dublin and a Muslim national school and to hear about Ramadan, a time for fasting and abstinence for followers of Islam.

This episode of Nationwide was broadcast on 26 November, 1998. The reporter is Diarmuid Peavoy.

Nationwide is an early evening magazine programme that brings Irish viewers an eclectic round-up of news, views and events from around the country.