Nomadic lifestyle of Irish Travellers has changed

We need an honest debate about the challenges of Traveller culture

18th October, 2015

Thousands attended the impressive and emotional funeral of Garda Tony Golden in Louth last Thursday. Throughout the week, there was sustained media coverage of his life and tragic death, with the events in Omeath and their aftermath leading news bulletins and newspaper front pages.

However, by contrast, there were a staggering ten people killed in a fire in Carrickmines, including five children, and there didn’t seem anything like as much coverage. The focus here moved...

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