Irish Travellers are expected to participate in political ideologies that aid our own oppression

By Bernard Sweeney. Since the formation of the Irish state, Travellers have been subjected to a sequence of oppressive policies, much the same as those that were weaponised against all Irish people prior to 1922. Since the creation of the Free State with the liberation, albeit partial, of the Irish […]

Roma student’s open letter on legalised discrimination against Gypsies & Travellers

By Brigitta Balogh. Below is an open letter from Brigitta Balogh to British Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Faith, with responsibility for Gypsy and Traveller equality policy Lord Bourne. Dear Lord Bourne, Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Brigitta Balogh and I am a Hungarian-born […]