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Irish Travellers: Ethnicity, Persistence, Recognition

  • Anthony Leyroyd Howarth (University of Cambridge)


... a celebratory piece for the bestowal of ethnic status upon Irish Travellers by the Irish Government.

An acknowledgement must be given to all at SAHJ for celebrating this momentous occasion with a special issue on minorities and indigenous people, which allows us to mark the official recognition of Irish Travellers as an ethnic group in Ireland.

Keywords: Irish Travelling People, Ethnic identity, Barth, Fredric, 1928-2016, Recognition

How to Cite:

Howarth, A. L., (2017) “Irish Travellers: Ethnicity, Persistence, Recognition”, Studies in Arts and Humanities 3(2), 140-141. doi:

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Published on
07 Dec 2017
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