An lucht siúil
Irish Travellers in 1954
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Irish Travellers (
As of 2016, there are 30,987 Travellers within Ireland, and this has led to them becoming recognized as a minority group in Ireland.
Travellers refer to themselves as Minkiers or Pavees, or in Irish as an Lucht Siúil ("the travelling people").
"Pikey" or "pikie" is a slang term, which is