Travellers protest outside Louth Co Council offices in Dundalk after the evictions of 23 familiesfrom Woodland Park halting site last week. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

Louth County Council offices were bolted shut yesterday and the council’s officials were staying quiet on the ongoing controversy concerning the Trave(...)

 Flowers left in sympithy at the scene of the Carrickmines fire in which 10 people were killed at a halting site on Glenamuck road in south  Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

For Travellers, 2015 has been an annus horribilis, one marked by unspeakable grief, most publicly in the Carrickmines fire tragedy that left 10 dead,(...)

An anti-racism protest organised by Enar Ireland outside Leinster House. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Black victims of racist attacks do not believe gardaí will treat their experiences seriously, a new report has found. The report, Afrophobia in Irel(...)

Chair of the Irish Traveller Movement Brigid Quilligan (left) and supporters walked out the Traveller accommodation conference at Dublin Castle today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Groups representing Travellers staged a “peaceful protest” on Tuesday with about 40 of their members walking out of a Government conference on accommo(...)

Travellers are stereotyped as criminals and are seen as untrustworthy, a protest outside the Dáil over Traveller accommodation heard today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Travellers are stereotyped as criminals and are seen as untrustworthy, a protest outside the Dáil over Traveller accommodation heard on Wednesday. The(...)

Vigil: candles lit in memory of the 10 people, including five children, who died in the fire at a halting site for Travellers in Carrickmines. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

A government report on Travellers published some years ago described certain attitudes people had about the prospect of Travellers living next to them(...)

Flowers on  Glenamuck Road in Carrickmines, Co Dublin, near the site of a fatal fire at a halting site. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Efforts continued on Monday to identify the remains of the 10 people who died in a fire at a halting site in Carrickmines in Dublin. Two children are(...)

Thomas and Sylvia Connors were among the 10 people who died in the halting site fire at Carrickmines.

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has requested that flags at Government Buildings be flown at half-mast for the funerals of 10 people who died during a fire (...)

Models wearing award-winning Shuttleknit clothes at the Traveller Pride Awards. (From left) Doreen Donaghue, of Jobstown, Co Dublin, Mary Cassidy, of Jobstown, Co Dublin, Kathleen McCarthy, of Jobstown, Co Dublin, Kathleen Carthy, of Killinarden, Co Dublin, and Rebecca Byrne, of Dundalk, Co Louth. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Traveller woman’s experience of discrimination, including being arrested a number of times when she protested at not being allowed into shops, pro(...)

Fair access to education

How many places should be reserved for the children of former pupils who attended a particular school? Ruairí Quinn, as education minister, favoured a(...)