Stelian Ciuciu: Community used to attack from individuals but not from authorities. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Members of the Irish Roma community say they have been collectively attacked by the Irish State and they fear that any of their children could be take(...)

Roma parents Loreda and Iancu with their two children Regina and Iancu junior (2), who was taken into care earlier this week.

It started with an anonymous message to TV3’s Paul Connolly Investigates web page last Monday containing a disturbing allegation: a Roma family appear(...)

Inadequate accommodation: Mary McCarthy outside her caravan  at Bawney’s Bridge  halting site  in Limerick. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Irish Travellers are taking what amounts to a class action against the State, alleging persistent failure to provide adequate accommodation for the es(...)