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#traveller ethnicity

# traveller-ethnicity - Thursday 30 May, 2019

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

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

“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?

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'

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

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

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

“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

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'

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

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 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.

# traveller-ethnicity - Thursday 8 May, 2014

New Children's Minister doesn't support Traveller ethnicity

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’

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.