There are very few areas where the instinct to be compassionate, the obligation to be supportive, inclusive and humane are as compromised as at the interface of the rights and expectations of much of society — the settled community — and the rights and expectations of Travellers.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
Community leaders have called for urgent action to prevent “mob rule” after a security hut was burned down last night on a former illegal dump site in Cork city just days after a masked and armed gang forced security staff to withdraw from the site.
Sat, 04 May, 2019
A Traveller advocacy group has blamed members of the Travelling community for dumping a caravan on an illegal dump site - adjoining an overcrowded halting site - as a massive clean-up nears completion.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2019
There have been calls for a full review of Cork City’s tree policy after it emerged that Storm Ophelia may have knocked up to 600 trees citywide — with the clean-up expected to cost millions.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
s part of his preparation for religious life, Fr Pat Barry had to serve as a deacon in a parish: six months’ worth of pastoral experience ahead of his ordination, back in 1976. He was assigned to a parish on Canvey Island in Essex.
Sun, 11 Oct, 2015