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# traveller-ethnicity - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Ireland's Got Talent singer and 16-year-old Mayo activist honoured at Irish Traveller Awards
# Traveller Pride
# Traveller Pride

Ireland's Got Talent singer and 16-year-old Mayo activist honoured at Irish Traveller Awards

May 30th 2019, 10:41 PM 32,967 Views 41 Comments

An Oireachtas employee, a 16-year-old Dublin boxer and a mental health campaigner also received awards.

# traveller-ethnicity - Saturday 27 October, 2018

'We can't fight racism on our own': A year and a half on from Traveller ethnicity
# Pavee Point
# Pavee Point

'We can't fight racism on our own': A year and a half on from Traveller ethnicity

Oct 27th 2018, 4:00 PM 16,071 Views 0 Comments

“When you’ve been given the message that you’re less intelligent, less sophisticated, there comes a time where you believe it.”

# traveller-ethnicity - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Over 6 months after Traveller ethnicity was recognised - what has changed?
# Shifting Tides
# Shifting Tides

Over 6 months after Traveller ethnicity was recognised - what has changed?

Sep 2nd 2017, 10:00 PM 26,374 Views 25 Comments

Tinsmithing, education, and pride in who you are: the impact of one of the most momentous achievements for Traveller activists.

# traveller-ethnicity - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Traveller ethnicity: 'We always knew we were people in our own right'
# Traveller Pride Week
# Traveller Pride Week

Traveller ethnicity: 'We always knew we were people in our own right'

Jun 11th 2017, 3:30 PM 1,492 Views 127 Comments

We expect substantial, progressive changes now, for example in repealing the Criminal Trespass legislation, in education and health, and in effective anti-discrimination measures.

# traveller-ethnicity - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Travellers left outside Leinster House in the rain as Taoiseach recognises their ethnicity
# Traveller Ethnicity
# Traveller Ethnicity

Travellers left outside Leinster House in the rain as Taoiseach recognises their ethnicity

Mar 2nd 2017, 5:16 PM 32,993 Views 145 Comments

The incident has kicked off discussions about how the Dáil can better facilitate large crowds.

'A borradh táileasc for the mincéir': Taoiseach speaks Cant as he recognises Traveller ethnicity
# Standing Ovation
# Standing Ovation

'A borradh táileasc for the mincéir': Taoiseach speaks Cant as he recognises Traveller ethnicity

Mar 2nd 2017, 9:59 AM 14,036 Views 77 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he hopes the move will have a “transformative effect”.

# traveller-ethnicity - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'He walks with his head down. No more' - Taoiseach recognises Traveller ethnicity in the Dáil
# Historic
# Historic

'He walks with his head down. No more' - Taoiseach recognises Traveller ethnicity in the Dáil

Mar 1st 2017, 7:22 PM 20,755 Views 174 Comments

“It is a historic day for our Travellers and a proud day for Ireland.”

# traveller-ethnicity - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Pavee Point confident Traveller ethnicity will be recognised in a matter of weeks
# Ethnic Group
# Ethnic Group

Pavee Point confident Traveller ethnicity will be recognised in a matter of weeks

Jan 26th 2017, 1:28 PM 16,943 Views 87 Comments

Justice committee report calls on the State to formally acknowledge Travellers as an ethnic minority group.

# traveller-ethnicity - Friday 25 November, 2016

Move to recognise Traveller ethnicity after long campaign shows 'Ireland's commitment to human rights'
# Equality
# Equality

Move to recognise Traveller ethnicity after long campaign shows 'Ireland's commitment to human rights'

Nov 25th 2016, 8:45 AM 14,425 Views 77 Comments

After a long-fought campaign, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he supported the recognition of Traveller ethnicity this week.

# traveller-ethnicity - Monday 13 June, 2016

Half of Irish people don't want Travellers to have ethnic status
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Half of Irish people don't want Travellers to have ethnic status

Jun 13th 2016, 6:10 AM 40,942 Views 127 Comments

About one in three people would support such a move.

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 29,372 Views 54 Comments

The vast majority of those who replied are in favour.

# traveller-ethnicity - Thursday 8 May, 2014

New Children's Minister doesn't support Traveller ethnicity
# Traveller Ethnicity
# Traveller Ethnicity

New Children's Minister doesn't support Traveller ethnicity

May 8th 2014, 7:09 PM 28,043 Views 107 Comments

Flanagan says he doesn’t think ethnic recognition would ‘be to Travellers’ advantage’.

# traveller-ethnicity - 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.