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#Irish Traveller Movement

# 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 This post contains videos

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

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

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?

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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