# travellers - Today’s News
Go on, you’ve no excuse.
# travellers - Saturday 5 July, 2014
A new booklet detailing the lives of Traveller men hopes to dispel some myths and stereotypes.
# travellers - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
The National Traveller Partnership has said that Local Authorities have a “poor track record” in helping Travellers and should not be in charge of their finances.
# travellers - Friday 13 June, 2014
History will judge us every bit as harshly as we are now judging the society which condemned women and children to mother-and-baby homes.
# travellers - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
The People Before Profit MEP candidate has said she is “as equally in contention” as anyone to take the third seat in Dublin.
# travellers - Monday 19 May, 2014
The Irish Penal Reform Trust wants ethnic monitoring in prison
# travellers - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Today the Justice Committee will examine how various groups are impacted by transparency issues within the force.
The Oireachtas Justice Committee is holding a meeting on the issue today and had invited a number of groups to speak.
# travellers - Thursday 8 May, 2014
Flanagan says he doesn’t think ethnic recognition would ‘be to Travellers’ advantage’.
# travellers - Friday 2 May, 2014
Though gardaí are often under pressure to make quick decisions, Shatter said any kind of discriminatory profiling is totally unacceptable.
# travellers - Thursday 17 April, 2014
Everyone’s talking about Anglo bosses found guilty, Bertie Ahern, and Ukraine…
A report from the committee said the Taoiseach and Justice Minister should confirm this recognition and commence dialogue with representative groups about new legislation.
# travellers - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
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”.
# travellers - Wednesday 12 March, 2014
Community projects decimated by funding reductions in recent budgets now face the prospect of commercial companies taking over their role, writes Rory Hearne.
# travellers - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
The Traveller Visibility Group in turn accused Ken O’Flynn of spreading “misinformation” after he offered to spend the night there.
# travellers - Friday 17 January, 2014
One of the women says that the refusal to attend the suicide awareness charity event was ‘devastating’.
# travellers - Saturday 30 November, 2013
There is still business to be conducted on Sunday, but here’s what we’ve learned about the state of the Labour Party this weekend.
# travellers - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
The Irish Traveller Movement in Britain had argued that episodes of the Channel 4 programme contained negative and damaging stereotypes.
# travellers - Friday 9 August, 2013
Following recent comment made about Travellers by a French MP, in which he suggested more should have been murdered during the Holocaust, Martin Collins considers the impact on hateful speech on violence against minorities.
# travellers - Thursday 25 July, 2013
Everybody’s talking about the devastating train derailment in Spain, Michael Lowry’s home being raided and the threat to child benefit in the budget.
Two new leaflets aimed at tackling self harm, suicide and bullying among Travellers have been launched in response to figures that show that suicide accounts for 11 per cent of Traveller deaths.
# travellers - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
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.
# travellers - Thursday 16 May, 2013
# travellers - Friday 19 April, 2013
The Council of Europe report expresses concern about discrimination against Travellers in accessing the labour market.
# travellers - Monday 8 April, 2013
The protest aims to highlight the “outspoken and negative” comments that have been made about Travellers in recent months.
# travellers - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
A number of TDs have joined the movement at Leinster House today.
# travellers - Tuesday 12 March, 2013
Organisers of tomorrow’s protest say it’s in response to a recent upsurge in anti-Traveller racism, “particularly from public representatives and members of the judiciary”.
# travellers - Monday 11 March, 2013
The first clip from King of the Travellers shows a sulky race on Dublin streets.
# travellers - Saturday 16 February, 2013
The protesters held the event outside the Camden Court Hotel owned by Cllr Sean McEniff’s today.
# travellers - Friday 15 February, 2013
Not recognising Traveller’s ethnicity creates a dangerous precedent for every human right- denying government that wants to justify racism, writes Dr Robbie McVeigh.
# travellers - Thursday 14 February, 2013
Donegal County Councillor Seán McEniff said that Travellers should be “segregated” in a “community of their own” in a recent interview.
# travellers - Friday 25 January, 2013
The Irish Traveller Movement said the reported comments by a District Court judge were “inflammatory and derogatory”.
# travellers - Thursday 17 January, 2013
“You wouldn’t want them beside you and I don’t want them beside me,” Fianna Fail councillor Sean McEniff told a local radio station in Donegal.
# travellers - Friday 14 December, 2012
The trial heard that their victims were often homeless drifters or addicts, who were forced to live in squalid caravans.
# travellers - Wednesday 31 October, 2012
When contacted by TheJournal.ie a spokesperson for the Minister said he had no comment for “legal reasons”.
# travellers - Saturday 20 October, 2012
How much does it cost to bring football into disrepute on Twitter? And how do NAMA’s accounts look?
# travellers - Thursday 18 October, 2012
Just one per cent go to third level education, say census figures.
# travellers - Tuesday 16 October, 2012
Those most at risk are those with low incomes, young families and lone parents, according to research commissioned by the Department of Social Protection.
# travellers - Sunday 14 October, 2012
We define ourselves against others in order to join social groups, writes Professor Tom Inglis – but that can have sinister consequences.
# travellers - Wednesday 3 October, 2012
Two out of four Channel 4 poster ads were slammed by Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority, which described them as “offensive and irresponsible”.
# travellers - Wednesday 26 September, 2012
Pavee Point has criticised the Environment Minister after he wrote a letter to constituents telling them that a Traveller family would not be moving into their area.