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    Barrett family of Galway The following newspaper clippings concern a Galway Traveller family named Barrett. Perhaps the individuals named Barrett in these stories are not actually related, though taking Traveller marriage customs into account, the likelihood is that they are. What is sure is that they are all Travellers, and on that basis alone they are worth viewing as a piece. Due to their lifestyle, Traveller families remain largely unrecorded by official history records. We receive occasional

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    The Travellers: Ireland’s Ethnic Minority Who are the Travellers? The Travellers, a minority community indigenous to Ireland, have existed on the margins of Irish society for centuries. They share common descent, and have distinct cultural practices - early marriage, desire to be mobile, a tradition of self-employment, and so on. They have distinct rituals of death and cleansing, and a language they only speak among their own. Travellers are not overtly conscious of a sense of group history

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    Travellers And Nomadism

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    of all Travellers within their area”. (pg243). Travellers according to Niall Crowley are a minority ethnic group with nomadic traditions. They classify themselves as a distinct community and they share common cultural chartheriscs, traditions and values which are visible in their organization of family , social and economic life.(pg244)Travellers and Nomadism have a shared long history which can be traced back to the 12th century through the language of the Travellers , cant. (pg244)Traveller ethnicity

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    explore the patterns and framework of drug use within the traveller communities and how the use of drugs negatively effects the lives, the heritage and futures of Travellers. They also wanted to achieve an inside view of the Traveller community and learn about their every day lifestyles. Over the years the use of drugs has incresed significantly in Travellers culture and is becoming more of a problem in the way they are precieved . Travellers lifestyles have alot of characterised labels such as poverty

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    Irish Travelers' Scams

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    home improvement scams are known as the Irish Travelers. Over the years they have been the subject of various news stories and exposes. Almost exclusively the coverage they receive revolves in some way around a new bunco crime being perpetrated among citizens. The origins and traditions of this small clan, the types of crimes they engage in, and some of the more prominent of their schemes can be helpful in insulating oneself against victimization. The Irish Travelers began arriving in the United

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    and researching Irish Travellers is to better understand their culture as well as how they are considered a subculture. By focusing on one topic like this people can help to better understand why subcultures exist and how they function. Not only does it allow us to examine the individual subculture but the terms and knowledge surrounding this topic will help to give a deeper perspective on aspects that we may not consider qualify as part of the subculture community. Irish Travellers have always been

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    Decisions in Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken Throughout our lives we are faced with a number of important decisions, decisions that determine an unseen future. The choices, though often virtually identical, lead to different destinies and often leave us asking "what if?" There are not always signs telling us the way to go or the choice to make; we must find out what lies ahead for ourselves. In his "The Road Not Taken," Robert Frost relates to the reader such a choice, symbolic, perhaps of

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    overflow from cities to other cities causes immigration which changes who we are due to fitting in or due to our surroundings. In the works of From the Ganges to the Hudson: Indian Immigrants in New York City by Lessinger, How the Irish Became White by Ignatiev, and Irish Travellers: The Unsettled Life by Gmelch identity is express throughout the book. Individuals in each society have their own views on social status and importance. Ever walked through the cities of New York and looked down to homeless

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    critics have a hard time characterizing his works due to his incoherent literary structure. Thomas Nashe has been pinned as an enigma of the literary community as his writing often portrays multiple writing styles all at once. “The Unfortunate Traveller” is the epitome of this. It is categorized as a picaresque novel, but it is a gruesome and violent story. The story is almost a paradox itself. Thomas Nashe, born in 1567, lived in the small town of Lowestroft, Suffolk. Not much is known of his

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    Critical Opinions

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    sorts of subjects for London booksellers. Eventually, Goldsmith used his fluent pen to write himself out of obscurity and become one on the most characteristic and best English writers of the late 1700s, with his works The Vicar of Wakefield, The Traveller, and The Deserted Village. The Deserted Village is one of Goldsmith's acknowledged masterpieces, and probably the most distinguished long poem by an Irishman. Despite the popularity of The Deserted Village it became the focus of criticism from

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