Traveller Ethnicity at Joint Oireachtas Committee

Pavee Point this week welcomed the completion of hearings at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality on the issue of Traveller ethnicity.

The Committee heard from Traveller organisations in April 2013. In the Summer of this year, they heard from several academics, and have just completed hearing submissions from the Human Rights Commission and the Equality Authority.

A report will be drafted and presented to Minister for Justice Alan Shatter, TD.

Below you can see a list of speakers

Wednesday November 13th
Speakers: Ms Sinéad Lucey, Human Rights Commission and Mr Laurence Bond, Equality Authority.

Wednesday June 12th
Speakers: Dr Robbie McVeigh and Dr. Jim McLaughlin

Wednesday April 17th
Speakers:  Ms. Brigid Quilligan, Director, Ms. Susan Fay, Managing Solicitor and and Ms. Jacinta Brack, Communications Co-ordinator at the Irish Traveller Movement.
Ms. Ronnie Fay and Mr. Martin Collins, Directors of Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre.