LISTEN: Longford hosts special event to allow Travellers discuss new ethnicity rights

On Wednesday 13th September in Longford library, Longford Community Resources’ Primary Health Care Project for Travellers, hosted an informal “Coffee shop style” panel discussion exploring a statement made by Enda Kenny on March 1st in the Dail.

On that day he said Travellers were distinct ethnic group within the Irish nation

At today’s event, the guest of honour was Chairperson of the UN Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Anastasia Crickley.

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Organiser of today’s evening was Tony Owens, the co-ordinator of the LCRL primary health care projects and he spoke to Shannonside FM’s Kevin McGillicuddy: