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# traveller-community - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

'Everyone thought the people in flats were locked up and comfy - I wanted to scrape away the surface a bit'
# Illuminations
# 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 16,731 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.

# traveller-community - Saturday 1 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 1st 2020, 8:00 PM 46,044 Views 0 Comments

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

# traveller-community - Monday 18 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 18th 2017, 10:42 AM 103,628 Views 138 Comments

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

# traveller-community - Thursday 23 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 36,738 Views 124 Comments

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

# traveller-community - Thursday 8 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 8th 2017, 8:03 PM 16,408 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-community - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 25th 2017, 3:38 PM 28,145 Views 57 Comments

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

# traveller-community - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 17th 2017, 6:01 AM 13,176 Views 68 Comments

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

# traveller-community - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 26th 2016, 10:39 AM 15,065 Views 51 Comments

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

# traveller-community - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

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

Investigation finds fire risks and widespread overcrowding at Traveller sites

Sep 21st 2016, 6:51 PM 14,621 Views 54 Comments

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

# traveller-community - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Carrickmines fire victims remembered at candelit vigil
# Tragedy
# 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.

# traveller-community - Thursday 12 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 12th 2015, 4:45 PM 43,230 Views 101 Comments

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

# traveller-community - Monday 20 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 42,759 Views 74 Comments

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

# traveller-community - Friday 26 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 26th 2014, 8:11 AM 28,755 Views 25 Comments

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

# traveller-community - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

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

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

May 7th 2014, 4:23 PM 36,094 Views 104 Comments

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

# traveller-community - Monday 11 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 11th 2013, 10:04 AM 14,537 Views 24 Comments

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

# traveller-community - Thursday 14 February, 2013

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

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

Feb 14th 2013, 1:30 PM 12,257 Views 101 Comments

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