A Look at Irish Travelers
NPR ran a story about Irish Travelers this morning, and after its 7 and half minute run, I was left wanting more. Here are two links that help take you inside the community.
My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding – The Irish Traveler weddings would definitely be considered over-the-top to most US visitors. This Irish television documentary takes a closer look. Note – the video programs are not available in the US, so this link takes you directly to an article by Jenny McArdle… be sure to click the PICTURES link at the top of the page (Thanks to Lorraine Grainger for directing us to this article via our Facebook Page).
The Donovans – Photographer Gina Brocker brings her documentary style photography to a traveler family.
Eileen leans on her cousin’s shoulders days before she takes her own life Long Pavement, Limerick, Ireland.
Originally uploaded by Gina Marie Brocker.