Bridget Kelly

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At one housing scheme, the report states: ‘Some toilets are sinking into the ground with bad smells and sewerage issues developing’

Local authorities in Galway have been accused of “institutional racism” by a group representing the Traveller community, due to a failure to improve a(...)

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(...)

Galway Traveller Movement members Anne Ward and Annie McDonagh. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Do people have positive experiences of Traveller culture? Why has an 18-year-old promise to update hate crime legislation not been updated? And should(...)

Annie and Tommy McDonagh, members of the Travelling community from Galway’s east side, cast their votes. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Annie McDonagh could not wait to cast her vote as the bright sun banished drizzle over Galway city on Friday morning. The mother-of-nine – and grandm(...)

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(...)

Ambulance driver Grzegorz Kolek (34) had pleaded not guilty  to dangerous driving on November 8th, 2012.

A jury took just over two hours today to acquit a ambulance driver of a charge of dangerous driving causing death.Polish national, Grzegorz Kolek (34)(...)

Ambulance driver Grzegorz Kolek (34) pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving on November 8th, 2012, claiming a fox ran out in front of him causing him to lose control and crash.

A ambulance driver charged with dangerous driving which caused the death of an elderly patient, claims a fox ran out in front of him causing him to lo(...)

Tinsmith Tom McDonnell, winner of the overall Traveller Pride Award, is  photographed with Olympic gold medelist Katie Taylor after a ceremony in the Rotunda Hospital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Olympic champion Katie Taylor has compared discrimination against the travelling community to discrimination against women’s boxing. Tay(...)