Travellers protest living conditions in Blanchardstown

Travellers protest living conditions in Blanchardstown
File photo of a halting site.

National and local Traveller groups are protesting in Blanchardstown today to highlight what they describe as "unbearable living conditions."

The demonstration is to coincide with Fingal County Council's meeting of the Housing Strategy Policy Committee.

The protestors will include one Finglas family who say that despite 14 years of promises, they're still living in an unofficial halting site with no access to running water or electricity.


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