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#Irish Traveller Movement

# irish-traveller-movement - Thursday 23 January, 2020

A permanent seat in the Seanad should be reserved for Travellers, says new Seanad report
# Traveller Rights
# Traveller Rights

A permanent seat in the Seanad should be reserved for Travellers, says new Seanad report

Jan 23rd 2020, 9:30 AM 39,806 Views 108 Comments

A total of 34 recommendations were made.

# irish-traveller-movement - Monday 13 June, 2016

We asked every TD if they want Travellers recognised as an ethnic minority - here’s what they said
# Special Status
# Special Status

We asked every TD if they want Travellers recognised as an ethnic minority - here’s what they said

Jun 13th 2016, 6:05 AM 29,370 Views 54 Comments

The vast majority of those who replied are in favour.

# irish-traveller-movement - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Guards being able to investigate guards is 'questionable' - GSOC chief
# Justice Committee
# Justice Committee

Guards being able to investigate guards is 'questionable' - GSOC chief

May 14th 2014, 11:32 AM 5,842 Views 43 Comments

Simon O’Brien said that the organisation’s remit should be “fundamentally reset” so it can “actively seek resolutions to issues and provide feedback to gardaí to bring about change”.

How does a lack of oversight within an Garda Síochána affect Travellers?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

How does a lack of oversight within an Garda Síochána affect Travellers?

May 14th 2014, 9:00 AM 11,319 Views 49 Comments

Today the Justice Committee will examine how various groups are impacted by transparency issues within the force.

# irish-traveller-movement - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Watchdog rejects Irish Traveller complaint about Big Fat Gypsy Wedding
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

Watchdog rejects Irish Traveller complaint about Big Fat Gypsy Wedding

Nov 5th 2013, 12:45 PM 27,044 Views 44 Comments

The Irish Traveller Movement in Britain had argued that episodes of the Channel 4 programme contained negative and damaging stereotypes.

# irish-traveller-movement - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

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

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

Jun 11th 2013, 5:14 PM 13,271 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.

# irish-traveller-movement - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Hundreds of Travellers outside Dáil for anti-racism protest
# Travellers
# Travellers

Hundreds of Travellers outside Dáil for anti-racism protest

Mar 13th 2013, 2:20 PM 10,670 Views 68 Comments

A number of TDs have joined the movement at Leinster House today.

# irish-traveller-movement - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Over 40 Traveller groups to protest at the Dáil against racism
# Dáil Protest
# Dáil Protest

Over 40 Traveller groups to protest at the Dáil against racism

Mar 12th 2013, 6:08 PM 13,284 Views 93 Comments

Organisers of tomorrow’s protest say it’s in response to a recent upsurge in anti-Traveller racism, “particularly from public representatives and members of the judiciary”.

# irish-traveller-movement - Friday 25 January, 2013

Traveller group expresses 'deep concern' over judge comments
# Travellers
# Travellers

Traveller group expresses 'deep concern' over judge comments

Jan 25th 2013, 10:03 PM 31,469 Views 59 Comments

The Irish Traveller Movement said the reported comments by a District Court judge were “inflammatory and derogatory”.

# irish-traveller-movement - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Column: Ethnic recognition for Travellers would help fight racism
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ethnic recognition for Travellers would help fight racism

Jul 10th 2012, 7:00 AM 586 Views 134 Comments

Travellers face racism on a daily basis – and the State is aiding this by denying the group’s ethnic identity, writes Damien Walshe.

# irish-traveller-movement - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

Up to 4,000 Travellers living in 'inadequate' conditions
# Society
# Society

Up to 4,000 Travellers living in 'inadequate' conditions

Feb 2nd 2011, 4:25 PM 1,828 Views 0 Comments

Thousands of Traveller families are living in “hazardous and deplorable” conditions throughout the country – despite agreement by local authorities to arrange suitable accommodation.