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Two-thirds of Irish Travellers have faced discrimination, report finds
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# New Report

Two-thirds of Irish Travellers have faced discrimination, report finds

Dec 7th 2020, 7:15 AM 20,283 Views 0 Comments

Travellers in Ireland reported having the lowest rates of employment in Europe, at just 15%.

Over a quarter of counties have drawn down no funding for Traveller accommodation this year
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Over a quarter of counties have drawn down no funding for Traveller accommodation this year

Oct 27th 2020, 5:38 PM 35,168 Views 0 Comments

Less than half of funding allocated to Traveller accommodation has been drawn down this year to date.

Study on ancestry of Irish Travellers details genetic connection to settled community
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# Misconceptions

Study on ancestry of Irish Travellers details genetic connection to settled community

Feb 9th 2017, 4:31 PM 63,903 Views 74 Comments

The research comes as the Irish State is expected to formally recognise Travellers as an ethnic group.

19 members of US Irish Traveller community charged with federal racketeering
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19 members of US Irish Traveller community charged with federal racketeering

Aug 31st 2016, 2:12 PM 28,031 Views 0 Comments

Money laundering, illegal bank transactions and fraud are among the charges.

Hundreds of Irish Travellers have been accused of bringing chaos to a small town in Germany
# Ginsheim-Gustavsburg
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# Ginsheim-Gustavsburg

Hundreds of Irish Travellers have been accused of bringing chaos to a small town in Germany

Aug 20th 2016, 5:50 PM 103,403 Views 8 Comments

Last week around 500-600 people in over 100 caravans descended on the town of Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, camping illegally on a meadow beside the Rhine.

Opinion: Young Travellers experiencing domestic violence can feel extremely isolated
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Opinion: Young Travellers experiencing domestic violence can feel extremely isolated

Nov 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 1,070 Views 44 Comments

Relationships between minorities and the police can involve fear and mistrust – creating additional obstacles for women seeking to leave a violent situation.

Is it Dooblin or Dublin? US TV presenter struggles with our capital city
# Argh!
# Argh!

Is it Dooblin or Dublin? US TV presenter struggles with our capital city

Aug 30th 2013, 7:02 PM 4,673 Views 10 Comments

Is it really that difficult?

Irish Travellers are prospering in America and "make most of their money from life insurance"
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# TRAVELLERS IN AMERICA

Irish Travellers are prospering in America and "make most of their money from life insurance"

Aug 18th 2013, 8:45 AM 159,979 Views 69 Comments

Two secretive Traveller communities allowed a TV3 documentary-maker access recently. He found that after 200 years in the US, some of their traditions remain the same – while some are markedly different.

Cork backs Traveller ethnicity but they don’t want ‘settled people’s approval’
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Cork backs Traveller ethnicity but they don’t want ‘settled people’s approval’

Jun 11th 2013, 5:14 PM 13,254 Views 95 Comments

Ronnie Fay of Pavee Point said that “Traveller ethnicity is a fact” and they don’t need councils like Cork City to be voting on this.

Local authorities to be quizzed on Traveller housing allocations
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Local authorities to be quizzed on Traveller housing allocations

May 16th 2013, 7:22 PM 8,428 Views 27 Comments

In 2010, less than half the money allocated for Traveller housing was drawn down by councils.

Column: Denying Traveller ethnicity makes Ireland a rogue state
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Column: Denying Traveller ethnicity makes Ireland a rogue state

Feb 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 921 Views 140 Comments

Not recognising Traveller’s ethnicity creates a dangerous precedent for every human right- denying government that wants to justify racism, writes Dr Robbie McVeigh.

Non-Chinese Asians are the fastest growing ethnic group in Ireland – CSO
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# Ethnicity

Non-Chinese Asians are the fastest growing ethnic group in Ireland – CSO

Oct 19th 2012, 7:15 AM 17,289 Views 64 Comments

The vast majority of people in Ireland remain “white Irish”, who at 3,821,995 people represents 85.8 per cent of the population.

Hogan 'pandering to prejudice' says Travellers advocacy group
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Hogan 'pandering to prejudice' says Travellers advocacy group

Sep 26th 2012, 6:40 PM 7,576 Views 85 Comments

Pavee Point has criticised the Environment Minister after he wrote a letter to constituents telling them that a Traveller family would not be moving into their area.

Batman villain Bane's voice 'based on Irish Traveller'
# Dark Knight Rises
# Dark Knight Rises

Batman villain Bane's voice 'based on Irish Traveller'

Jul 18th 2012, 11:29 AM 18,487 Views 41 Comments

Actor Tom Hardy said he was inspired by the self-styled ‘King of the Gypsies’ for his voice in The Dark Knight Rises.

Census 2011: Fall in number of Travellers living in mobile homes
# Census 2011
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# Census 2011

Census 2011: Fall in number of Travellers living in mobile homes

Mar 29th 2012, 5:22 PM 6,950 Views 22 Comments

The Census 2011 gives a fascinating snapshot into the life of Travellers in Ireland. It shows they are younger as a population, and are more likely to be married between the ages of 15 -24 than the rest of the population.

Seven in court after "crazy" Irish Travellers "booze and beat" their way through Cologne: report
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# Travellers

Seven in court after "crazy" Irish Travellers "booze and beat" their way through Cologne: report

Apr 27th 2011, 8:42 AM 10,770 Views 25 Comments

Over 400 Irish Travellers descended on Cologne for the Easter weekend – reportedly wreaking major havoc in the west German city.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Apr 27th 2011, 8:15 AM 4,401 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Sony admits Playstation users’ details hacked; German anger after seven Irish Travellers arrested in Cologne after a “drunken rampage”; and Mrs Brown’s Boys is up for a BAFTA.