Cousins Connie and Rico Delaney at the Carrowbrowne temporary halting site beside the Headford Road in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shughnessy

A group of 13 Traveller families, including over 40 children, say they feel like they have been “left to die” at a rat-infested site just outside Galw(...)

The stand-off between the two bodies  follows an incident in June when a family at the Labre Park site in Ballyfermot accused the council of destroying their mobile home and belongings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A row between a Traveller organisation in west Dublin and the city’s most senior Traveller-housing official, has led to the near collapse of the capi(...)

Philip and Charlie McCarthy with their horses Dream Girl and Painted Lady on the old site at Cabragh Bridge in Thurles, Co Tipperary. Photograph: John D Kelly

A stand-off between an extended Traveller family and Tipperary County Council, over the provision of grazing land for their horses, “highlights the la(...)

Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan: Said in 2014 – when still a councillor – it would be a “dreadful waste . . . of taxpayers’ money” if the Mount Anville site was used for Traveller accommodation. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Councillors in south Co Dublin will be asked on Monday evening to vote in favour of selling a site earmarked for Traveller accommodation. The controv(...)

Sligo County Council: two Traveller families are expected to take part in separate protests outside meeting

A silent protest is due to be held in Sligo next week in opposition to the county council’s plans to move a Traveller family on to a halting site curr(...)

Barbara Delaney with her son Miley, who has cystic fibrosis, at the halting site. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Ten young Traveller families, including 23 children aged under 11, face homelessness as Galway City Council moves to evict them from a severely overcr(...)

Mike O’Donoghue (11), Taylor (6 months) Cyote (7), Shakira (5) and Katie (8) live in a caravan on the Limerick/Ennis road at Dromoland with neither running water nor toilets. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Almost 40 children – some with chronic illnesses and disabilities – are living by roadsides in Co Clare without secure electricity, running water or t(...)