Organisers of support meetings in which people who have recovered from addictions help others do the same could graduate to a position where professional trainers are no longer needed.
Sat, 26 Oct, 2019
The lord mayor of Cork has called for firefighters tackling blazes near a Cork halting site to be supported by garda personnel in the wake of multiple assaults over the last two years.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
Firefighters in Cork City have called for garda backup to call-outs near a halting site after a colleague was injured in a stone attack.
Wed, 31 Jul, 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 family living at a Cork City halting site has distanced themselves unequivocally from a man recently jailed for sex offences and who gave the site as his address.
Tue, 18 Sep, 2018
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been asked to investigate illegal dumping activity on a site on the northside of Cork City after a spate of suspicious fires in recent days.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018
Cork City faces a potential €250,000 bill for the clean- up of a notorious illegal dump site — again.
A new Traveller flag is flying over Cork’s City Hall for the first time in what representatives have described as a gesture of inclusiveness.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2018
A young woman pregnant with her first child says she and her husband have been left with no option but to live in their car after a court order for the removal of their caravan from council land on the southside of Cork city.
Thu, 17 May, 2018
Traveller families left homeless by recent storms have rejected offers of replacement caravans because some of the homes were substandard.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
"We are sleeping with our clothes on in the van at night and our daughter is frightened and very afraid and scared."
Sun, 22 Oct, 2017
Plans for the first Traveller horse grazing project of its kind in Cork have been reined in.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2017
Shots were fired on a Traveller halting site and tensions are running high after a man who lives on the site was acquitted of a machete attack on another resident.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
A special application has been made to Cork County Council for permission to develop a Traveller horse grazing project on the outskirts of Cork City.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
The ISPCA and the Department of Agriculture have backed plans for Cork’s first Traveller horse grazing project.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
A cross-party representation of political figures in Cork is to make representations to the minister for children seeking a rise in funding for creches in the most disadvantaged parts of the country.
Wed, 15 Feb, 2017
Parents have urged the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to provide staff funding to seven community creches in Cork city which are at risk of closure.
Sun, 12 Feb, 2017
Seven creches looking after vulnerable toddlers in some of the most disadvantaged parts of Cork City could be facing closure.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2017
The State spent just over €672,000 providing 24-hour security during the construction of a state-of-the-art Traveller housing project in Cork City, it has emerged.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
A Traveller family has vowed to resist any attempts to force their removal from a site in Cork City after a standoff with armed gardaí yesterday.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2016
Traveller families in Cork City have to shower at a local swimming pool, share one portable toilet, and have no piped water or electricity as the council refuses to recognise the site where they live.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2016
Sat, 19 Dec, 2015
Taxpayers could face a €400,000 bill for providing 24-hour Garda security for builders who worked on a Traveller housing scheme.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2015
Travellers living on one of Ireland’s worst halting sites have produced a hard-hitting documentary highlighting appalling living conditions.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
A Traveller Pride Week will take place in Cork next week to promote understanding of Travellers and highlight the challenges facing their community.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2015
It is has cost the State at least €300,000 to provide round-the-clock Garda security at a Traveller accommodation building project in Cork City.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2015
Gardaí are providing round-the-clock security at a Traveller accommodation building site after claims of threats and intimidation directed at workers on the scheme.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2015
More than a dozen community and voluntary groups in Cork city have united to tackle issues of disadvantage.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2014
GRAPHIC harvester Naomi Fein has been enjoying huge success of late, giving Munster’s leading companies storyboard accounts of seminars, workshops and other events to take home and share with their colleagues.
Fri, 18 Jul, 2014
The taxpayer has had to fork out more than €500,000 to clean up illegal dumping from waste ground next to one of the country’s worst Traveller halting sites.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2014
A large lagoon of water and raw untreated sewage poses a serious health and drowning risk to almost 100 children living alongside it, a damning report has warned.
Two politicians have agreed to spend a night at one of the country’s worst Traveller halting sites to experience the appalling conditions.
Several horses which were among 84 seized during a major animal welfare crackdown in Cork yesterday will have be put down.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2013
The mother of Olympic boxer Kenneth Egan got down on her knees in a cemetery and begged him to give up drink, he revealed yesterday.
Sat, 15 Dec, 2012
Olympic boxing hero Kenny Egan will speak openly at a workshop in Cork today about his recovery from addiction to porn, booze, and escort girls.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012
Rebecca Loverage has never used “tanning injections”, but she knows plenty of girls her own age who have.
Mon, 24 Sep, 2012
Young women are putting their health at risk by using illegal tanning injections purchased on the internet, a Traveller organisation has warned.
Mon, 17 Sep, 2012
CORK people will get the chance to step back in time tomorrow as many landmark and buildings around the city throw open their doors to show off their heritage – and it’s all free.
Fri, 27 Aug, 2010
A CALL was made yesterday for more Government support for anti-drugs programmes, as a major awareness initiative got underway in Cork.
Wed, 07 May, 2008
TRAVELLERS living in a €3 million flagship housing scheme denied claims last night they have “destroyed” their homes and are setting illegal bonfires.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2007
OVER €4 million is being provided in additional funding to drug and youth projects, the Government has announced.
Mon, 03 Apr, 2006
CORK County Council has identified the need to house 153 Traveller families in the next five years, according to a report compiled by its officials.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2005
A PROPOSAL to open a pub for Travellers has been abandoned after the Traveller Visibility Group deemed it discriminatory.
Tue, 19 Oct, 2004
THE people of Youghal came out in their hundreds to welcome the two Traveller brides last Thursday.
Tue, 12 Oct, 2004
TWO of Munster’s best beaches lost their Blue Flag status temporarily yesterday after a fleet of Travellers set up camp and littered the area.
Fri, 20 Aug, 2004
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