The Noteworthy series was described by the judges as superb investigative journalism.
Recommendations of an Oireachtas report also include mandatory anti-racism training and temporary repeal of trespass legislation.
Maria Delaney and Michelle Hennessy won for their series Tough Start which investigated challenges faced by Traveller children.
Watch our discussion with key Traveller advocates on the major investigative series by Noteworthy and The Journal.
Noteworthy’s Maria Delaney and social care worker Anne Marie Quilligan tell Susan Daly about the conditions faced by Traveller children in the country’s education system.
Noteworthy and The Journal investigate lack of action on Traveller-specific accommodation across the country.
Noteworthy takes a deep dive into the funding issues that resulted in poor resourcing of housing projects.
Noteworthy and The Journal examine the impact of the justice system on Travellers, with a focus on children.
Noteworthy and The Journal can reveal that many Traveller children are routinely put on ‘reduced hours’ at school – with at least one student on just 40 minutes a day.
Noteworthy delves into the uphill battle facing Traveller children and reveals a lack of targeted health actions.
Minister Roderic O’Gorman told Noteworthy that the State “has failed successive generations of Traveller children”.
Young Travellers found remote schoolwork extra challenging due to lack of access to digital and other resources during the pandemic.