The scene at the funerals of Thomas and Sylvia Connors and their children Christopher, Jim and baby Mary at the Church of the Ascension of the Lord, Balally. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The deaths of 10 people, including five children, at a temporary halting site two weeks ago must be a “watershed moment” in relations between the Trav(...)

SICAP funding will begin in April, replacing the Local and Community Development Programme which had been the funding stream for the sector for almost 20 years. Photograph:  iStockPhoto

Hundreds of jobs will be lost and public services cut in some of the poorest areas under Government plans to change how community projects are funded(...)

Members of the Travelling community protesting over accommodation at the Fingal County Council offices in Blanchardstown, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hundreds of people have protested in Dublin at what they described as the “total failure” of the 15-year-old Traveller accommodation strategy. The pro(...)