Naoise Dolan outlines some insights on life for the Roma in Ireland.
Recently, the Irish Independent’s Barbara McCarthy wrote an account of her experiences in pretending to be a Roma beggar. She got a well-earned social media slating for dressing up her impersonation as a “first-hand” experience of “what it’s like to …
Society tends to lapse into fairytale terminology when confronted with otherness, the manifestation of xenophobia turning those at the edges of society into bogeymen, hobgoblins, foreign shadowy creatures that are to be feared and ostracised. It …