A big stereotype about the Gypsy way of life is that it’s flashy, revealing and attention grabbing.
Did you grow up in Dublin or are you just in love with the Emerald Isle?
A small minority live in unauthorised temporary camps, which do not receive council services.
The nomadic lifestyles evolved for a variety of reasons, be it cultural traditions, work that changed with the seasons or local persecution.
Appleby Horse Fair has existed under the protection of a charter granted by James II since 1685.
It is one of the key gathering points for the Romany, gypsy and traveling community.
It's easier to dislike them if you think they simply of society during the potato famine or some earlier but relatively modern crisis.
The animals are washed and groomed before being ridden at high speed along the 'mad mile' for the viewing of potential buyers.Simonc1 (talk) , 2 June 2010 (UTC) To the people above, please stop trying to repress people and control what they can and can't say.It is not your place to take offence about an article that is written for informative value only.This article is within the scope of Wiki Project Ireland, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Ireland on Wikipedia.I removed these derogatory comments, which are totally inappropriate and irrelevant for an overview.if more people did know about it which helps explain why they don't.