You can read an account of the case by Siobhan Cummiskey, solicitor for the Irish Traveller Movement here. PILA summarises the case here. Local newspaper The Clonmel Nationalist reports on the case here. Pavee Point summarised the difficulties which school admissions policies cause for Travellers here.
Hear Olivia Smith discuss her feminist judgment here:
- Mel Cousins. 2012. “Travellers, equality and school admission in the High Court: Stokes v Christian Brothers High School Clonmel”
- Olivia Smith, “Perpetuating Traveller children’s educational disadvantage in Ireland: Legacy rules and the limits of indirect discrimination”, International Journal of Discrimination and the Law 2014, vol 14(3), 145-167
- David Keane, “Towards Affirmative Action in Irish Education”
- Deborah Kearney, “A Legal Look at school admission policies”