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#Travellers Rights

# travellers-rights - Sunday 28 June, 2020

'I have to pinch myself': Eileen Flynn on becoming the first female Traveller in the Oireachtas
# Eileen Flynn
# Eileen Flynn

'I have to pinch myself': Eileen Flynn on becoming the first female Traveller in the Oireachtas

Jun 28th 2020, 11:28 AM 119,043 Views 91 Comments

Flynn was one of Micheál Martin’s nominees to the Seanad.

# travellers-rights - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Opinion: 'Conditions for Travellers have been difficult in the Covid-19 shutdown'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Conditions for Travellers have been difficult in the Covid-19 shutdown'

Jun 6th 2020, 1:00 PM 41,499 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Joyce of the Irish Traveller Movement says more needs to be done to protect Travellers during this pandemic and beyond.

# travellers-rights - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

The Taoiseach will recognise Traveller ethnicity tomorrow
# Historic Step
# Historic Step

The Taoiseach will recognise Traveller ethnicity tomorrow

Feb 28th 2017, 9:50 PM 24,719 Views 29 Comments

Pavee Point said tomorrow would “mark an historic and hugely important day for Travellers”.

# travellers-rights - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Just 9% of Travellers sit the Leaving: 'These education findings are frightening and a poor reflection on society'
# Column
# Column

Just 9% of Travellers sit the Leaving: 'These education findings are frightening and a poor reflection on society'

Jan 22nd 2017, 8:30 AM 3,729 Views 154 Comments

We need to be more ambitious and innovative in tackling Traveller inequality, writes Martin Collins.

# travellers-rights - Monday 21 November, 2016

Suspected arson attack at Louth halting site causes thousands worth of damage
# Arson Attack
# Arson Attack

Suspected arson attack at Louth halting site causes thousands worth of damage

Nov 21st 2016, 3:12 PM 10,993 Views 17 Comments

The incident happened at around 8.30pm at the Woodland Park site.

# travellers-rights - Thursday 5 November, 2015

'Anti-Traveller sentiment is the last bastion of a backward Ireland'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Anti-Traveller sentiment is the last bastion of a backward Ireland'

Nov 5th 2015, 1:22 PM 1,748 Views 294 Comments

Last night, our government had a chance to recognise Travellers as Ireland’s only indigenous ethnic minority, but they failed us, writes Freda Hughes.

# travellers-rights - 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 28,067 Views 106 Comments

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

# travellers-rights - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Traveller group hits out at "hate speech" Daily Mail article
# Travellers Rights
# Travellers Rights

Traveller group hits out at "hate speech" Daily Mail article

Apr 9th 2014, 8:07 AM 35,663 Views 271 Comments

Brenda Power said that Travellers should “teach their children to use a golf club or a hurley for something other than breaking a cousin’s leg”.