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Irish itinerants

M. Dempsey

Irish itinerants

some demographic, economic, and educational aspects

by M. Dempsey

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Published by Economic and Social Research Institute in Dublin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland,
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Irish Travellers (Nomadic people) -- Social conditions.,
    • Romanies -- Ireland -- Social conditions.,
    • Tinkers -- Ireland -- Social conditions.,
    • Poor -- Ireland.,
    • Ireland -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 43.

      StatementM. Dempsey and R. C. Geary.
      SeriesBroadsheet - Economic and Social Research Institute ; no. 18, Broadsheet (Economic and Social Research Institute) ;, no. 18.
      ContributionsGeary, Robert Charles, 1896- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDX217 .D45
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 43 p. ;
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4216636M
      LC Control Number80496277

        1. James Joyce. James Joyce is usually the first name that pops in to people’s heads when they think of Irish writing. He is definitely the most important Irish writer and one of the most significant writers in the world too, thanks to his unique modernist style that revolutionised fiction writing in the early 20th century. Octavo (9" x 6") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. This work traces the emergence of an ethnic group from within a culturally homogeneous population. It first describes the economic and social forces within Irish society which led to the growth of an itinerant population, known as the "Travelling People," "Travellers" or "Tinkers.".

      ‘Itinerants first went on the road due to extreme poverty in Ireland. Unlike British or European gypsies the itinerants are the product not of an ancient, highly cultured race with its own folklore and culture but of the immiseration of a section of the ordinary, illiterate peasantry in Ireland IIn the Irish Folklore Commission.   In addition to photographing them on and off beginning in , MacWeeney recorded their stories and songs on a CD that comes with the book. "Irish Travellers" is the first book from a new publisher, New England College Press in Henniker, N.H. Its founding editor is Robert Emmett Ginna Jr., formerly editor in chief at Little, Brown.

        Marianne Elliott is director of the Institute of Irish Studies at Liverpool University and author of Catholics of Ulster: a History and Wolfe Tone: Prophet of Irish Independence, which won the Author: Guardian Staff. Irish Travellers live and travel throughout Ireland and in the neighboring British Isles (Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and England). In addition, families who identify themselves as Irish Travellers live in the United States, primarily in southern states, many having emigrated there in the s. Demography.


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Irish Travellers (Irish: an lucht siúil, meaning "the walking people") are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group whose members maintain a set of traditions. They are predominantly English-speaking, though many also speak Shelta, and the majority are Catholics.

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They form a distinctive subculture within Irish society. Over the past three decades their traditional economic and social niche in ru Cited by: All Book Search results » About the author () George Gmelch is Roger Thayer Stone Professor of Anthropology at Union College in Schenectady, New York.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate as a traveller myself i found this book very intresting it was like being a flyon the wall at those wee politacal meetings concearning the travelling people and being able to read what was said about us[altho i'm scottish] this book concearns the irish travellers,but never the less our struggle is the same i don't think they [especially the upper class] want 5/5(1).

New York: Pantheon Books. $ WHEN the Irish Government's Commission on Itineracy -''itinerants'' being a euphemism for the native tinkers. Early Irish literature is the oldest vernacular literature in Western Europe.

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