Donegal Senator Eileen Flynn to launch Traveller Pride Week

The first Irish Traveller elected to the Seanad will launch Traveller Pride Week today.

Donegal Senator Eileen Flynn says she has spent her whole life fighting "racism and inequality"

People are being invited to take part in today's events online, which is aimed at building solidarity and celebrating the role of travellers in Irish life.

Martin Power, editor of the Traveller Voice magazine, hopes the wider public will show their support by tuning in on Facebook later: