# roma - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
The ex-Arsenal and Chelsea man was speaking at his official unveiling as a Roma player.
# roma - Thursday 3 July, 2014
I have no doubt Garda and HSE staff acted in what they believed to be the best interests of those two children, but there were clear elements of ethnic profiling involved.
# roma - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
The Taoiseach, Minister for Justice and the interim Garda Commissioner have all apologised for what happened in the cases in Athlone and Tallaght.
The report into the removal of two Roma children from their families last year has been described as “shocking”.
A Facebook message sparked a chain of events where a Roma child with blonde hair was removed from her family in Tallaght.
After being taken in foster care, the child was heard screaming for his parents at 4am.
Kenny faced questions from the opposition benches over a decision to suspend gastric band operations at a hospital.
The National Traveller Partnership has said that Local Authorities have a “poor track record” in helping Travellers and should not be in charge of their finances.
The family of the young boy are suing the State for breach of constitutional rights.
# roma - Monday 16 June, 2014
And we have to address them all before a United Nations committee next month.
# roma - Sunday 8 June, 2014
‘Waterford Against Roma’ is now ‘Waterford Against Romans’.
# roma - Monday 12 May, 2014
Dozens of teenagers have been auditioning for the finals of the contest in a Madrid hotel.
# roma - Friday 2 May, 2014
Our group uncovered ethnic profiling by police and discrimination against minority groups in Russia. So Putin’s “foreign agent” law was applied to take us down.
Though gardaí are often under pressure to make quick decisions, Shatter said any kind of discriminatory profiling is totally unacceptable.
# roma - Thursday 10 April, 2014
A new report says that last year’s removal by gardaí and the HSE of two children from their family has stopped mothers from getting their children vaccinated.
# roma - Wednesday 2 April, 2014
The removal of the two children from their families in Dublin and Athlone last October led to strong criticism of the HSE and Gardaí.
# roma - Thursday 13 February, 2014
The abuse of minorities and their defenders in Russia affects gay people but also Roma, immigrant workers and other ethnic communities. Let’s not forget about them, writes Stefania Kulaeva.
# roma - Sunday 5 January, 2014
The side from the capital were reduced to nine men as the champions opened up an eight-point gap at the summit.
# roma - Monday 16 December, 2013
Everyone’s talking about Stephanie Meehan of Priory Hall, murder charge in Mayo, and the Roma child removed from her family in Tallaght.
The lead garda said however that he himself did not speak to the woman who initially raised concerns about the girl.
The figures are contained in the latest volume of the Child Care Law Reporting Project, which also details several high-profile cases.
# roma - Thursday 12 December, 2013
The Irish tweeted about everything from lapgate to Anglotapes, Seamus Heaney to the Late Late (among other things).
# roma - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
It was reported at the weekend that local social workers were left out of the loop when gardaí removed a two-year-old Roma boy from his family.
# roma - Sunday 10 November, 2013
Everyone’s talking about a stabbing in Limerick, Remembrance Day and devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan.
The wrongful removal of a two-year-old boy has been blamed on a lack of communication between agencies.
# roma - Friday 8 November, 2013
The two reports come a fortnight after the removal of two children, aged seven and two, from their parents in Dublin and Athlone after authorities were informed that they were not their children.
# roma - Wednesday 6 November, 2013
The far-right Sweden Democrats party said the main reason beggars go to Sweden is to beg in a “professional manner”.
# roma - Sunday 27 October, 2013
Sasha Ruseva makes first public appearance since DNA tests proved she is biological mother of girl taken from foster parents in Greece.
# roma - Saturday 26 October, 2013
“Of course this is unlikely to happen to an Irish family – we are not subjected to the odious stereotypes that the Roma community are forced to endure,” writes the MEP for Ireland South.
Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald explains why Emily Logan has been given power to compel gardai to speak to her.
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# roma - Friday 25 October, 2013
It follows the removal of two children, aged seven and two, from their parents in Dublin and Athlone on Monday and Tuesday of this week after authorities were informed that they were not their children.
What we’ve seen happen to Roma families in Ireland this is week is something we all would like to think disappeared centuries ago – a witch-hunt.
The woman has been tested for a match with the child found in Greece and served with preliminary charges of child selling.
# roma - Thursday 24 October, 2013
Gordon Jeyes will head up the HSE report on the two cases in Tallaght and Athlone, with the findings of the review to be handed over to the Children’s Ombudsman.
The Ombudsman was contacted by the Minister for Justice on the issue today.
Opposition TDs called for an independent inquiry into the two incidents this week.