Maria Joyce

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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(...)