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Dated term for Irish Travellers
"In the final analysis whatever the hypocritical mouthings of our "pillars of society" about aid to people overseas, it is on their treatment of the poor, the [Travellers] and the working class at home that they must be judged."
A 1976 article from The Bottom Dog, "working class paper of North Munster", by Jim MacNamara on an example of open hostility to Irish Travellers from a local Urban Councillor.
From 1998, an article from the Workers' Solidarity Movement paper, Anarchist News, on anti-Traveller racism.
The issue is available on our website here: https://www.leftarchive.ie/document/2988/
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