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# travellers - Thursday 6 October, 2011

In-cell sanitation, abortion and immigration discussed at UN human rights review
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

In-cell sanitation, abortion and immigration discussed at UN human rights review

Oct 6th 2011, 10:21 AM 1,352 Views 18 Comments

Alan Shatter takes questions from other UN members on Ireland’s work in progressing its laws protecting human rights.

Ireland ‘must fill serious gaps’ in human rights record
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Ireland ‘must fill serious gaps’ in human rights record

Oct 6th 2011, 7:15 AM 637 Views 10 Comments

The government faces examination by the UN today, amid warnings that the most vulnerable social groups are at risk.

# travellers - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Traveller suicide rate 'six times higher than settled community' - conference
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Traveller suicide rate 'six times higher than settled community' - conference

Oct 4th 2011, 10:39 AM 1,904 Views 12 Comments

A national conference on Travellers and mental health hears that suicide accounts for 11 per cent of all deaths among Travellers.

# travellers - Friday 16 September, 2011

# travellers - Sunday 11 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Sep 11th 2011, 7:47 PM 1,592 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: 9/11 remembered on emotional day in New York and elsewhere; the latest on David Norris’ possible Áras race re-entry; and why India’s sexiest woman is coming to Dublin…

# travellers - Saturday 3 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Sep 3rd 2011, 7:23 PM 1,827 Views 12 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The fall out from the Vatican’s response to the Cloyne report; why there could be good news for mortgage holders; and what’s happening down at the Electric Picnic?

UN calls for eviction of Dale Farm travellers to be suspended
# Dale Farm Travellers
# Dale Farm Travellers

UN calls for eviction of Dale Farm travellers to be suspended

Sep 3rd 2011, 2:51 PM 742 Views 31 Comments

The call was made as Dale Farm supporters and residents plan events in the coming days to protest against the eviction of hundreds of Irish travellers.

# travellers - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

London court rules Dale Farm eviction can proceed
# Dale Farm Travellers
# Dale Farm Travellers

London court rules Dale Farm eviction can proceed

Aug 31st 2011, 8:25 PM 1,604 Views 39 Comments

More than 300 Irish Travellers had sought an injunction against Basildon Council’s efforts to evict them from their homes in Essex, England.

# travellers - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Column: Inside the world of bare-knuckle fighting
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Inside the world of bare-knuckle fighting

Aug 6th 2011, 1:53 PM 2,384 Views 13 Comments

Ian Palmer spent 12 years filming bare-knuckle fighters in Ireland and the UK. He tells TheJournal.ie about its rules, regulations, and family relationships.

Essex Traveller evictions 'could breach human rights'
# Travellers
# Travellers

Essex Traveller evictions 'could breach human rights'

Aug 6th 2011, 12:35 PM 921 Views 26 Comments

The United Nations has raised concerns as a local council plans to evict the Travellers from one of the largest sites in Essex.

# travellers - Monday 25 July, 2011

School wins appeal over exclusion of Traveller
# Schools
# Schools

School wins appeal over exclusion of Traveller

Jul 25th 2011, 1:42 PM 2,361 Views 21 Comments

John Stokes, 13, was rejected from the school in Clonmel because his father was not a past pupil.

# travellers - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

German airports reopen as ash cloud dissipates
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

German airports reopen as ash cloud dissipates

May 25th 2011, 4:01 PM 197 Views 0 Comments

Air traffic has resumed over Germany after the threat from volcanic ash forced airlines to cancel flights earlier today. Meanwhile, the Irish Aviation Authority says there will be no impact on Irish airspace for at least the next 48 hours.

# travellers - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

# travellers - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Seven in court after "crazy" Irish Travellers "booze and beat" their way through Cologne: report
# Travellers
# Travellers

Seven in court after "crazy" Irish Travellers "booze and beat" their way through Cologne: report

Apr 27th 2011, 8:42 AM 10,815 Views 57 Comments

Over 400 Irish Travellers descended on Cologne for the Easter weekend – reportedly wreaking major havoc in the west German city.

# travellers - Monday 14 March, 2011

Human rights commission issues hard-hitting UN 'report card'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Human rights commission issues hard-hitting UN 'report card'

Mar 14th 2011, 9:46 AM 1,104 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Human Rights Commission demands an end to ‘slopping out’ in prisons, and referenda on women’s and children’s rights.

# travellers - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

UN may ask Ireland to consider ethnic status for Travellers
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

UN may ask Ireland to consider ethnic status for Travellers

Feb 9th 2011, 11:24 AM 690 Views 0 Comments

The establishment of Traveller agency, and recognition as an ethic group, are proposals before a UN committee this month.

# travellers - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

Up to 4,000 Travellers living in 'inadequate' conditions
# Society
# Society

Up to 4,000 Travellers living in 'inadequate' conditions

Feb 2nd 2011, 4:25 PM 1,828 Views 0 Comments

Thousands of Traveller families are living in “hazardous and deplorable” conditions throughout the country – despite agreement by local authorities to arrange suitable accommodation.

# travellers - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

Dublin airport reopens - but roads are still treacherous
# Brrr
# Brrr

Dublin airport reopens - but roads are still treacherous

Dec 22nd 2010, 8:28 AM 1,452 Views 0 Comments

Most air and land services are running as normal this morning, with some notable disruptions in the capital. Mét Éireann has warned people to avoid all unnecessary travel.

# travellers - Friday 10 December, 2010

Ireland's human rights record criticised: watchdog
# Racism
# Racism

Ireland's human rights record criticised: watchdog

Dec 10th 2010, 2:35 PM 670 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Human Rights Commission says the state needs to do more to protect the rights of asylum seekers, Travellers, migrant workers and human trafficking victims.

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