Tipp Today Highlights – Travellers Hoping For Better Political Involvement

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Groups representing the Travelling Community have appeared before the Seanad for the first time since they were recognised as an ethnic minority.

Several things were discussed including a designated place for travellers in the Dail and Seanad, as well as caring for travellers mental health.

It’s intended that yesterday’s meeting will help shape a report to create a fairer Ireland for travellers.

Kathleen Sherlock of Minciers Widens joined Fran on Wednesday: