An an open day at Exchange House National Traveller Service, Naomi Power, Winona O’Reilly and Reanna Stokes. Photograph:  Tommy Clancy

It could take several generations for the poverty and marginalisation experienced by Travellers to be fully addressed, Minister of State for Equality (...)

Minister of State for Equality David Stanton is expected to publish the National Traveller and Roma Inclusion Strategy  by the summer. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

Measures which Traveller support groups insist are necessary to tackle exclusion from education and housing are absent from the latest draft of a Gov(...)

“As a community we have been very patient.” Eileen Flynn from Ballyfermot protesting outside the Dail in 2013. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Official acknowledgement of our minority ethnic status signifies a more hopeful future for our community. In the words of Traveller leader Martin Coll(...)

Salla Saastamoinen: Travellers are the “most marginalised community in Ireland”

The European Commission says it may issue proceedings against Ireland for alleged discrimination against Travellers. It has begun an investigation (...)

Fine Gael TD and Minister for Equality David Stanton:  Addressed the annual Traveller Pride awards in Dublin. Photograph: The Irish Times

The hearts and minds of the settled population must be won over before Traveller ethnicity can be recognised, the Minister of State for Equality has s(...)