Tuesday July 14, 2020

Lifestyle is Travellers’ real enemy

Despite a dramatic riot in Mullingar last week, Traveller feuds, though widespread, seldom erupt into serious violence.

2nd August, 2008

Despite a dramatic riot in Mullingar last week, Traveller feuds, though widespread, seldom erupt into serious violence.

Despite years of fighting discrimination, some of the most dramatic battles Irish Travellers have fought in recent times have been among themselves. Last week’s riot between two feuding families in Co Westmeath was ‘‘just the tip of the needle’’, one senior garda source told The Sunday Business Post.

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