Graphic recording of the Seanad Public Consultation Committee on Travellers Towards A More Equitable Ireland
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Graphic recording of the Seanad Public Consultation Committee on Travellers Towards A More Equitable Ireland

Graphic recording of the Seanad Public Consultation Committee on Travellers Towards A More Equitable Ireland was created by the wonderful Hazel Hurley, visit her website here: https://www.hazelhurley.com/

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Seanad Public Consultation Committee recommends a reserved seat in Seanad for Travellers
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Seanad Public Consultation Committee recommends a reserved seat in Seanad for Travellers

Read the full report here. The Seanad Public Consultation Committee is recommending a reserved seat in the Seanad for Travellers (Taoiseach’s nominee), in a report launched in Leinster House this…

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Irish Traveller Movement welcome the publication of The Seanad Public Consultation Committee Report: Travellers to A More Equitable Ireland Post-Recognition
A group picture after the launch!

Irish Traveller Movement welcome the publication of The Seanad Public Consultation Committee Report: Travellers to A More Equitable Ireland Post-Recognition

  Today the report of the Seanad Committee which examined Traveller’s experience of life in Ireland following recognition of their ethnic minority status was launched making 34 recommendations under nine…

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Traveller culture is set to join the school curriculum. What could lessons look like? – The Irish Times

Peter McGuire, for The Irish Times wrote a piece on how Traveller history and culture should be incorporated into the school curriculum. "The Department of Education has pledged to include…

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Questioning Minister of State Damien English on the report of the Expert Group on Traveller Accommodation

On 5th December 2019, Minister Damien English appeared before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government to discuss the report of the Expert Group on Traveller Accommodation.…

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Ministers called to account for gross disparities in Travellers’ access to education at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Key Issues Affecting the Traveller Community

On December 3rd 2019, Ministers Mary Mitchell O'Connor and Joe McHugh appeared before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Key Issues Affecting the Traveller Community.   Read full discussion here.  

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Reboot Republic: Keep Fighting

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Colette spoke to Reboot Republic about her introduction to activism and her work in the Seanad. "Narratives like homelessness is normal and poverty is self-inflicted can as strong an adversary…

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Refugees & International

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Introduction Colette’s International Protection (Family Reunification) (Amendement) Bill 2017 has passed all stages through the Seanad and second stage through the Dail. Working closely with Irish Refugee Council, Oxfam Ireland…

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