Thomas McCarthy, Singer & Storyteller

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 14th profile will be of Thomas McCarthy Thomas McCarthy was born in the town of Birr, County Offaly, in the Irish midlands into a well respected Irish Traveller family. His grandfather was known as a “seanachie” which is an Irish term for someone with a profound orally derived knowledge of the history and families of …

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Education Conference: Transition and Retention across the Student Lifecycle

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The University of East Anglia, in partnership with Education Solutions Norfolk, would like to invite all interested parties to an innovative conference on Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) education across the student lifecycle from Early Years to Higher Education. The conference will revolve around the two strands of how we support young people from GRT communities to transition to the …