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# traveller ethnicity

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# traveller pride
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.
# Pavee Point
'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.”
# shifting tides
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: '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
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.
# Standing Ovation
'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”.
# Historic
'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.”
# ethnic group
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.
# Equality
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.
# Opinion Poll
Half of Irish people don't want Travellers to have ethnic status
About one in three people would support such a move.
# special status
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
New Children's Minister doesn't support Traveller ethnicity
Flanagan says he doesn’t think ethnic recognition would ‘be to Travellers’ advantage’.
# ethnic group
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.