Finding that the hotel discriminated against all three because they are Travellers under the Equal Status Act, Mr Dolan stated that the evidence presented by the hotel “lacks a level of credibility”.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019
Ministers have called on Fianna Fail election candidate Lorraine Clifford-Lee to apologise directly to Travellers for controversial tweets and claimed the comments were used as a “weapon”.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
Gardaí in Killarney have arrested two females in relation to a serious incident in the curtilage of a retail premises on Monday afternoon on the outskirts of the town involving a number of women in which two women were set upon and violently assaulted.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
The Council of Europe says there's still 'significant discrimination' towards Travellers in Ireland. In a new report, it says Travellers are 38 times more likely to experience discrimination in pubs compared to other 'white-Irish' people.
Thu, 20 Jun, 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
A hotel has been ordered to pay €3,000 in compensation to a member of the Traveller community for the “humiliating” way that he and his family were refused admission to a hotel restaurant for a carvery lunch on the day of his daughter’s christening.
Fri, 29 Dec, 2017
There is a disquieting culture of violence in Ireland’s Travelling community. Monday’s shooting in west Dublin, in which a woman, an eight-month-old baby, and a boy (17) were injured by a shotgun blast is the latest example of inter-family feuding violence.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
Sat, 02 Sep, 2017
Michael Fassbender’s words echo those spoken by Fr Dermot Lane two weeks ago. He asked if anything had changed in wider society’s relationship with the Traveller community since the Carrickmines fire, writes
Sat, 22 Oct, 2016