Tuesday 19 March 2019

LISTEN: 'Basically people camping in someone else's land' - Peter Casey's remarks on Travellers

Presidential candidate Peter Casey is facing calls to pull out of the race after claiming Travellers should not be recognised as an ethnic minority because they are "basically people camping in someone else's land".

The businessman launched a lengthy attack on the community, arguing: "They are not paying their fair share of taxes in society."

Mr Casey made these comment while speaking with Kevin Doyle and Laura Larkin of Independent.ie's podcast 'The Floating Voter'.

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