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# traveller - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Opinion: 'I had to ask myself - at what point did I accept the othering of Traveller children?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'I had to ask myself - at what point did I accept the othering of Traveller children?'

Jun 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 43,389 Views 0 Comments

When she collaborated with Traveller women on a project about hair and Traveller culture, Breda Mayock came to a number of realisations about Ireland and prejudice.

# traveller - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Roma woman wrongfully accused of failing to pay fare and thrown off Dublin Bus
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Roma woman wrongfully accused of failing to pay fare and thrown off Dublin Bus

Oct 1st 2020, 6:15 AM 88,152 Views 57 Comments

The woman and a friend who was with her at the time received a substantial settlement.

# traveller - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Garda Commissioner examining case of alleged Garda discrimination against Travellers
# Investigation
# Investigation

Garda Commissioner examining case of alleged Garda discrimination against Travellers

May 11th 2019, 9:30 AM 31,206 Views 5 Comments

The minister said it is incumbent on all members of the gardaí to abide by the code of conduct as they go about their work.

# traveller - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

University of Limerick student becomes first Traveller in Ireland to graduate with a PhD
# Dr Sindy Joyce
# Dr Sindy Joyce

University of Limerick student becomes first Traveller in Ireland to graduate with a PhD

Jan 15th 2019, 3:30 PM 106,392 Views 80 Comments

Dr Sindy Joyce is a doctoral graduate of UL’s Department of Sociology.

# traveller - 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 16,039 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.”

Opinion: 'It's such a worrying time for Travellers. Is every fifth person I meet a Traveller hater?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'It's such a worrying time for Travellers. Is every fifth person I meet a Traveller hater?'

Oct 27th 2018, 11:43 AM 93,701 Views 0 Comments

Activist Eileen Ní Fhloinn says it worries her as a Traveller woman “to see the brazen and openness of anti-Traveller sentiment that’s out there on social media and political forums”.

# traveller - Friday 20 July, 2018

'Damp, mould, swarms of flies and rodent infestation': Galway travellers on state of their accommodation
# Housing Issues
# Housing Issues

'Damp, mould, swarms of flies and rodent infestation': Galway travellers on state of their accommodation

Jul 20th 2018, 11:00 AM 27,454 Views 75 Comments

The issues are detailed in a new report published by the Galway Traveller Movement today.

# traveller - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

The last Traveller secondary school in the country told it's to shut down in June
# Integration
# Integration

The last Traveller secondary school in the country told it's to shut down in June

Apr 18th 2018, 6:05 AM 37,325 Views 39 Comments

“The fifth years have already said it, their parents have said it – those kids are not going to continue their education next year.”

# traveller - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Dublin has been named one of the top 'must-see' destinations in the world
# Tourism
# Tourism

Dublin has been named one of the top 'must-see' destinations in the world

Nov 28th 2017, 10:33 AM 28,823 Views 123 Comments

National Geographic’s Traveller magazine praised the capital’s “friendly, village vibe”.

# traveller - Thursday 2 March, 2017

'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 13,909 Views 77 Comments

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

# traveller - Monday 25 May, 2015

Traveller says she was refused entry into First Communion mass because of her clothes
# Ennistymon
# Ennistymon

Traveller says she was refused entry into First Communion mass because of her clothes

May 25th 2015, 8:00 PM 138,493 Views 217 Comments

The Parish of Ennistymon says it ‘has a dress-code for participants in liturgical celebrations’.

# traveller - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Top Gear could be in trouble for using the word 'pikey'
# Track Record
# Track Record

Top Gear could be in trouble for using the word 'pikey'

May 5th 2015, 2:17 PM 19,523 Views 70 Comments

Ofcom is investigating after a complaint was made by the Traveller Movement.

# traveller - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Jeremy Clarkson cleared over the use of the word 'pikey' on Top Gear
# Complaint
# Complaint

Jeremy Clarkson cleared over the use of the word 'pikey' on Top Gear

Mar 17th 2015, 2:02 PM 28,132 Views 64 Comments

The decision has been criticised by a Traveller group which accused the BBC of ‘legitimising a racist word’.

# traveller - Monday 16 February, 2015

Armed gardaí deployed, roads closed and checkpoints in place for Barney McGinley funeral
# Barney Mcginley
# Barney Mcginley

Armed gardaí deployed, roads closed and checkpoints in place for Barney McGinley funeral

Feb 16th 2015, 11:14 PM 47,692 Views 67 Comments

The 63-year-old father of nine was shot dead at a wedding last week.

# traveller - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

These Sligo and Antrim B&Bs were named among the best in the world
# Winners
# Winners

These Sligo and Antrim B&Bs were named among the best in the world

Jan 21st 2015, 7:04 PM 31,932 Views 4 Comments

“It’s like having a dinner party every morning at breakfast”

# traveller - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

School did not discriminate against expelled Traveller who waved fake penis at teacher
# Bullying
# Bullying

School did not discriminate against expelled Traveller who waved fake penis at teacher

Nov 18th 2014, 6:30 AM 32,894 Views 0 Comments

The child had been involved in numerous other incidents of bad behaviour.

# traveller - 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 42,705 Views 74 Comments

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

# traveller - Monday 16 June, 2014

From GSOC to asylum seekers, what are Ireland's human rights failings?
# There Are Loads
# There Are Loads

From GSOC to asylum seekers, what are Ireland's human rights failings?

Jun 16th 2014, 10:11 PM 7,743 Views 97 Comments

And we have to address them all before a United Nations committee next month.

# traveller - Monday 19 May, 2014

Prison body wants a dedicated strategy for Travellers leaving prisons
# Prison
# Prison

Prison body wants a dedicated strategy for Travellers leaving prisons

May 19th 2014, 6:46 PM 12,392 Views 57 Comments

The Irish Penal Reform Trust wants ethnic monitoring in prison

# traveller - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Supreme Court hears argument over Traveller's right to attend local school
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Supreme Court hears argument over Traveller's right to attend local school

Jan 28th 2014, 2:22 PM 11,979 Views 108 Comments

The Christian Brothers school in Clonmel gives priority to students whose fathers were past pupils – and it’s being argued that this is discriminatory against Travellers.

# traveller - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Racism reporting website sees reports "flood in"
# Ireland
# Ireland

Racism reporting website sees reports "flood in"

Aug 11th 2013, 3:57 PM 8,524 Views 197 Comments

iReport.ie has seen 60 reports detailing racism in less than one month, said ENAR Ireland.

# traveller - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Kilkenny voted 9th friendliest city in the world
# Cool For Cats
# Cool For Cats

Kilkenny voted 9th friendliest city in the world

Aug 6th 2013, 11:17 AM 30,701 Views 111 Comments

Dublin and Cork also made the top 20 but Kilkenny was the only Irish city to crack the top 10.

# traveller - Monday 5 August, 2013

Several people sustain injuries after brawl at Mullingar cemetery
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Several people sustain injuries after brawl at Mullingar cemetery

Aug 5th 2013, 9:14 AM 27,845 Views 104 Comments

One man was arrested after a fight broke out between members of the Traveller community in the Westmeath town yesterday afteroon.

# traveller - Thursday 4 April, 2013

What's the most popular city for Irish tourists abroad?
# Travelling
# Travelling

What's the most popular city for Irish tourists abroad?

Apr 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 23,804 Views 67 Comments

A new survey shows that Irish people tend to stay close to home when it come to the most popular destination

# traveller - Friday 29 March, 2013

Pavee Point: Why these 6 Traveller myths are untrue
# Big Fat Traveller Myths
# Big Fat Traveller Myths

Pavee Point: Why these 6 Traveller myths are untrue

Mar 29th 2013, 8:30 AM 61,978 Views 163 Comments

From grabbing, to marrying cousins, to bare-knuckle fighting, Pavee Point’s Martin Collins dispels some Traveller prejudices.

# traveller - Monday 18 February, 2013

Government gets an E grade for treatment of Traveller children
# Report Card
# Report Card

Government gets an E grade for treatment of Traveller children

Feb 18th 2013, 4:45 PM 13,084 Views 62 Comments

The Children’s Rights Alliance’s annual Report Card notes that Traveller children are “almost universally worse” than their settled peers.

# traveller - 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 12,227 Views 101 Comments

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

# traveller - Friday 14 December, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with an offer you might refuse
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with an offer you might refuse

Dec 14th 2012, 8:00 PM 9,087 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# traveller - Friday 28 September, 2012

Shatter urged to make statement on Hogan's Traveller letter
# Hogan
# Hogan

Shatter urged to make statement on Hogan's Traveller letter

Sep 28th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,097 Views 61 Comments

The Justice Minister has been urged to make a speech on what Fianna Fáil has said was a “serious breach of a citizen’s fundamental rights” after Phil Hogan wrote a letter to constituents regarding a Traveller family.

# traveller - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Batman villain Bane's voice 'based on Irish Traveller'
# Dark Knight Rises
From The Daily Edge
# Dark Knight Rises

Batman villain Bane's voice 'based on Irish Traveller'

Jul 18th 2012, 11:29 AM 18,544 Views 41 Comments

Actor Tom Hardy said he was inspired by the self-styled ‘King of the Gypsies’ for his voice in The Dark Knight Rises.

# traveller - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Traveller family members found guilty of keeping homeless men as 'slaves'
# Servitude
# Servitude

Traveller family members found guilty of keeping homeless men as 'slaves'

Jul 12th 2012, 9:35 AM 5,917 Views 12 Comments

The victims were beaten, fed little and forced to work almost non-stop, a UK court heard.

# traveller - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Column: Ethnic recognition for Travellers would help fight racism
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ethnic recognition for Travellers would help fight racism

Jul 10th 2012, 7:00 AM 573 Views 134 Comments

Travellers face racism on a daily basis – and the State is aiding this by denying the group’s ethnic identity, writes Damien Walshe.

# traveller - Friday 3 February, 2012

Traveller loses legal case over right to attend local school
# Courts
# Courts

Traveller loses legal case over right to attend local school

Feb 3rd 2012, 3:09 PM 8,166 Views 137 Comments

The teenager’s mother had argued that giving priority enrolment to sons of past pupils was indirect discrimination against Travellers.