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'Everyone thought the people in flats were locked up and comfy - I wanted to scrape away the surface a bit'
# Illuminations
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# Illuminations

'Everyone thought the people in flats were locked up and comfy - I wanted to scrape away the surface a bit'

Oct 7th 2020, 8:00 AM 16,724 Views 1 Comment

Photographer Jeanette Lowe and artist Leanne McDonagh explore inner city life and Traveller families in new work about how the pandemic has affected Ireland.

Opinion: ‘Travellers have to hide their identity just to get a foot in the door’
# Racism At Work
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# Racism At Work

Opinion: ‘Travellers have to hide their identity just to get a foot in the door’

Aug 1st 2020, 8:00 PM 46,017 Views 0 Comments

Pavee Point’s Caoimhe McCabe outlines the level of workplace discrimination against Travellers and how to combat the problem.

Four Traveller men compensated €6,000 each after being refused service in bar
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# Maynooth

Four Traveller men compensated €6,000 each after being refused service in bar

Dec 18th 2017, 10:42 AM 103,601 Views 138 Comments

A further condition of the settlement was that the staff involved attend a course of equality training.

Carrowbrowne site: 'Travellers have a right to a home that is culturally appropriate'
# Traveller Accommodation
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# Traveller Accommodation

Carrowbrowne site: 'Travellers have a right to a home that is culturally appropriate'

Nov 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 36,722 Views 119 Comments

It’s hard to visit children living in a dump, writes Joanna Corcoran.

Homeless family secure temporary injunction preventing Wicklow council from moving their caravan
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# Wicklow

Homeless family secure temporary injunction preventing Wicklow council from moving their caravan

Jun 8th 2017, 8:03 PM 16,407 Views 0 Comments

Mrs Moorehouse, who is expecting the couple’s third child, said somebody let off gunshots shortly after they arrived which they believe was a warning to leave.

Traveller family left without sanitation facilities for 6 months wins equality case
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# Traveller Community

Traveller family left without sanitation facilities for 6 months wins equality case

Apr 25th 2017, 3:38 PM 28,140 Views 57 Comments

“This is a very important decision for the Traveller community.”

Only 8% of working-age Travellers have completed the Leaving Cert
# Education
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# Education

Only 8% of working-age Travellers have completed the Leaving Cert

Jan 17th 2017, 6:01 AM 13,168 Views 66 Comments

The level of educational disadvantage has been laid out in a new report.

'Recognising Traveller ethnicity won’t make us less Irish'
# Shared History
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# Shared History

'Recognising Traveller ethnicity won’t make us less Irish'

Oct 26th 2016, 10:39 AM 15,059 Views 51 Comments

Bernard Joyce says being a Traveller is “in my DNA”.

Investigation finds fire risks and widespread overcrowding at Traveller sites
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# Review

Investigation finds fire risks and widespread overcrowding at Traveller sites

Sep 21st 2016, 6:51 PM 14,611 Views 54 Comments

A national audit of Traveller accomodation published today finds issues with electrics and access to sites.

Carrickmines fire victims remembered at candelit vigil
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# Tragedy

Carrickmines fire victims remembered at candelit vigil

Oct 14th 2015, 10:58 PM 57,706 Views 235 Comments

The event came after a temporary site at Rockville Drive was blockaded yesterday.

"We know who they are": Police tell wedding shooters to turn themselves in
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# Wedding Shooting

"We know who they are": Police tell wedding shooters to turn themselves in

Feb 12th 2015, 4:45 PM 43,226 Views 101 Comments

The teenage bride was said to have “had the look of being frightened the whole way through the liturgy”.

Funeral home refused to look after the body of 14-year-old Traveller
# Compensation
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# Compensation

Funeral home refused to look after the body of 14-year-old Traveller

Oct 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 42,748 Views 74 Comments

The family of the teenager have been awarded more than €6,000 in compensation.

'I could never hate him': Helen O'Driscoll forgives eldest son who killed his twin brothers
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# Tragedy

'I could never hate him': Helen O'Driscoll forgives eldest son who killed his twin brothers

Sep 26th 2014, 8:11 AM 28,747 Views 25 Comments

Jonathan O’Driscoll killed his younger twin brothers before taking his own life last month.

Jason Byrne was NOT referring to Travellers when he said 'knackers' on the Late Late
# Irish Slang
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# Irish Slang

Jason Byrne was NOT referring to Travellers when he said 'knackers' on the Late Late

May 7th 2014, 4:23 PM 36,084 Views 104 Comments

The BAI agreed with RTÉ that the word has a broader meaning.

Fran from Love/Hate is back... in this new Irish movie
# Coola Boola
# Coola Boola

Fran from Love/Hate is back... in this new Irish movie

Mar 11th 2013, 10:04 AM 14,530 Views 24 Comments

The first clip from King of the Travellers shows a sulky race on Dublin streets.

Martin 'very annoyed' by Fianna Fáil councillor's call to 'segregate' Travellers
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# Travellers

Martin 'very annoyed' by Fianna Fáil councillor's call to 'segregate' Travellers

Feb 14th 2013, 1:30 PM 12,250 Views 101 Comments

Donegal County Councillor Seán McEniff said that Travellers should be “segregated” in a “community of their own” in a recent interview.