Maria Joyce

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Dr Catherine Day, chairwoman of the Citizens’ Assembly, says there is a feeling from the assembly  that gender equality is going backwards, not forwards. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The #MeToo and Waking the Feminists movements demonstrate how far women are from achieving gender equality, Dr Catherine Day has said. Dr Day, chairw(...)

From left, sisters Philomena Connors, Helen O’Donoghue, Anne O’Reilly, Bridget O’Reilly, Mary Moran, Margaret Hutchinson and Kathleen O’Driscoll leaving court after their father was jailed for 20 years for their abuse. Photograph: Collins Courts

“The function of freedom is to free somebody else” This quote from African-American feminist Toni Morrison has particular resonance for the O’Reilly(...)

Joan Collins, TD (Independents 4 Change) said there should be “nothing about Travellers without Travellers.

Travellers must have “control and direction” over health strategies for the community if they are to have any impact, an Oireachtas committee heard on(...)

Sienna Joyce was playing outside her home at The Ward, Ashbourne, on June 27th, 2016, when she was fatally injured when a defective gate fell on her. Image: Rip.ie.

A heavy wooden gate was mechanically defective when it fell and crushed a five-year-old girl in Co Meath, an inquest heard. Sienna Joyce was playing(...)

Maria Joyce - National Travellers Women’s Forum; Damien Peelo, Joint Co-Ordinator Travellers Survey; Kathleen Sherlock- Co-Ordinator of the National Travellers Forum Minceirs Whiden; Jacinta Brack - Irish Traveller Movement; Martin Collins- Pavee Point; Nancy Power- National Traveller MABS; and Jules McDonagh, Exchange House Ireland National Travellers Service at the launch of the National Traveller Survey 2017. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Travellers and Roma people remain the most shunned groups by the Irish public, with just 9 per cent of settled people saying they would want a Travell(...)

 Martin Collins from Pavee Point speaking at the launch of the Justice and Equality Committee report on Traveller ethnicity at the Dáil. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Government will recognise Traveller ethnicity within weeks, an Oireachtas committee indicated on Thursday. A number of speakers at the publicati(...)

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(...)