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Traveller accommodation roundtable at UL School of Law

The School of Law at the University of Limerick hosted an extremely interesting roundtable discussion considering the experiences of and difficulties in accessing Traveller accommodation. The event which was co-organised by Community Law and Mediation saw Siobhan O’Donoghue, Solicitor with CLM (Northside), present her research on the Traveller Loan Scheme to approximately 20 attendees. The… Continue reading Traveller accommodation roundtable at UL School of Law

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PhD candidate Sindy Joyce’s research making an impact

The research of Sindy Joyce, a PhD student with the Department of Sociology at the University of Limerick has made an important impact for young Travellers in the city of Galway. Galway City Museum recently notified Sindy that her dissertation for the taught MA in Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration) has inspired the organization to… Continue reading PhD candidate Sindy Joyce’s research making an impact

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Sociology PhD student joins RTÉ research team for new documentary on Irish Travellers

Sindy Joyce, a PhD student with the Department of Sociology, will be interviewed on the Late Late Show this Friday September 23rd in connection with her involvement in a new documentary about Irish Travellers. The three part documentary, fronted by John  Connors, will be aired on Wednesday the 28th of September 9:35pm on RTE 1. The… Continue reading Sociology PhD student joins RTÉ research team for new documentary on Irish Travellers