Emily Logan, chief commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, has called for the enactment of legislation to formally recognise Travellers’ ethnicity. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The enactment of legislation to formally recognise Travellers’ ethnicity would be a major step towards achieving equality and the equal valuing of Tra(...)

Blaming the non-delivery of housing on anti-social behaviour was not acceptable since no other community was punished for the actions of a few, said Sinn Féin TD Dessie Ellis.  Photograph: Collins

Local council’s should be stripped of their powers over Traveller accommodation because of their ineffectiveness on delivering housing need, an(...)