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#Traveller community

# traveller-community - Saturday 1 August, 2020

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

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

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'

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

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

“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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# traveller-community - Monday 11 March, 2013

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

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

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