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However, the presenter also wanted to focus on another community – Oakhaven in Tennessee – and says that when his team first arrived they were “high-tailed out by a couple of vans”.Unsure how to proceed, Connolly managed to secure an appearance on a local morning TV news show, explained what he was about, and soon heard word that he was being invited to visit the area. Produced by The Kitchen Sisters & Mixed by Jim Mc Kee In collaboration with Nuala Macklin in Dublin, Nathan Dalton and Laura Folger Aired on April 29, 2010 on NPR’s Morning Edition Travellers. Nomads, moving in caravans, living in encampments on the side of the road. They speak of non-Travellers as “the settled people.” Mistrusted for the most part and not well-understood.Modern Travelers in Ireland, who number around 25,000, frequently live in ad-hoc trailer encampments, though some have settled in permanent housing.Though prejudice against Travelers has abated over the years, they are still widely stereotyped as thieves and troublemakers; according to a recent poll, 70 percent of Irish citizens wouldn't accept a Traveler as a friend.Grab the exhilarating deals and […] Miss is #1 for connecting travel-seeking singles.

Arriving in the area along with two members of the Navan Traveller Workshop, the journalist says it was difficult at first, but they eventually managed to “break the ice” with the locals.

KNOWN FOR GENERATIONS as a highly secretive and insular community, the Irish Travellers in the US are descended from a group of families that crossed the Atlantic as early as the 1830s.

It’s estimated there are as many as 10,000 people in the states who identify themselves as part of the community, although that number could be far greater – the problem being the US Census doesn’t recognise them as a separate ethnic group.

A new law which criminalizes trespassing, thus making it easier for police to shut down encampments, has been criticized by Travelers as an attempt to destroy their culture. Their 7,000-10,000 descendants still speak the secret Traveler language, a dialect alternately known as Shelta, Gammon, or Cant, which includes elements of Irish Gaelic, English, Greek, and Hebrew.

They are also devout Roman Catholics who rarely marry outside the group. S.-based Irish Travelers, including Toogood's husband, work as itinerant roofers, pavers, and painters.

Arriving in the area along with two members of the Navan Traveller Workshop, the journalist says it was difficult at first, but they eventually managed to “break the ice” with the locals.

KNOWN FOR GENERATIONS as a highly secretive and insular community, the Irish Travellers in the US are descended from a group of families that crossed the Atlantic as early as the 1830s.

It’s estimated there are as many as 10,000 people in the states who identify themselves as part of the community, although that number could be far greater – the problem being the US Census doesn’t recognise them as a separate ethnic group.

A new law which criminalizes trespassing, thus making it easier for police to shut down encampments, has been criticized by Travelers as an attempt to destroy their culture. Their 7,000-10,000 descendants still speak the secret Traveler language, a dialect alternately known as Shelta, Gammon, or Cant, which includes elements of Irish Gaelic, English, Greek, and Hebrew.

They are also devout Roman Catholics who rarely marry outside the group. S.-based Irish Travelers, including Toogood's husband, work as itinerant roofers, pavers, and painters.

Scholars often speculate that they are descended from a race of pre-Celtic minstrels and that their ranks were swelled by displaced farmers during Oliver Cromwell's bloody campaigns of the mid-1600s.