A STUDY by researchers at University of Limerick has examined for the first time the relationship between Travellers and the Irish criminal justice system– particularly with the judiciary and Gardaí.

The UL researchers spoke with one in every 100 Travellers in Ireland from 25 of the 26 counties.

The research concluded that among the key barriers to accessing justice is institutional racism towards Travellers found to be prevalent in the criminal justice system.

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