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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 33,020 Views 41 Comments

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

'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 16,131 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.”

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 26,455 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: '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 1,587 Views 118 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.

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 33,029 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 14,187 Views 77 Comments

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

'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 20,946 Views 174 Comments

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

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 17,015 Views 87 Comments

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

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 14,453 Views 77 Comments

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

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 41,165 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 29,512 Views 54 Comments

The vast majority of those who replied are in favour.

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 28,069 Views 106 Comments

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

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 13,302 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.