'Dublin has always been racist' - new RTE documentary hears how man had ear bitten off

A Czech woman who was attacked in front of her Dublin home around the same time her husband had his ear bitten off in an unprovoked attack has said that the city has always felt racist to her.

Father-of-three Milan Hosek was admitted to A&E at the Mater Hospital carrying a severed part of his ear after he was attacked by two men who racially abused him on a Dublin street - writes dublinlive.ie.

The couple spoke of their experience on the first episode of RTE2′s new show Trauma, focusing on doctors and nurses in dealing with patients’ trauma in four Irish hospitals aired, which aired last night.

Milan revealed that he was attacked by two men in the street who abused him by saying: “f**king foreigners in our country”.

He added: “I felt really bad when the guy started spitting at me and telling me I’m a foreigner in his country."

He then said that one of the men urged the other to "bite" his ear off.

Both men ran away after the violent ordeal, during which they threatened Milan by saying they knew where he lived, which led him to ask Gardai to watch his home.

Milan and his wife Joanna have lived in Ireland since 2003, and run a bicycle shop in the city centre, but Joanna said that living in Dublin “has always been racist” to her.

Both men ran away after the violent ordeal, during which they threatened Milan by saying they knew where he lived, which led him to ask Gardai to watch his home.

Milan and his wife Joanna have lived in Ireland since 2003, and run a bicycle shop in the city centre, but Joanna said that living in Dublin “has always been racist” to her.

Joanna added: "I was really afraid. I don't even want to go out with my kids, I haven't been going to the playground.

"I was really scared because this happened during the day not during the night time. So I was really frightened and just after a short time he had been attacked also."

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