It is the exception to the rule that if you ever want to know anything about Ireland, the last place you should look is Irish cinema. Her father is away, dead or gone. Not since David Bradley in Kes has a child burned their presence so memorably on to the screen. There the “almost Dickensian Dublin” that Ogden found when he first moved to the city in the mids lingered on, untouched by the Celtic Tiger. Edit Details Official Sites: But Winnie is resilient. Films, TV Movies and Theatre.

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Winnie can get violent but only when the other kids disrespect her. Rosie had to fight for a year in the courts to get Winnie a place in the local primary school.

Initially Ogden had thought of making a film around Rosie’s son Paddy, whom he had come across in the children’s courts. Rosie lists her brothers who died in their 30s and 40s, and tells me she fears for young Patrick, who gets locked up for thieving at the start of the film.

R osie Maughan is telling me what a terrible place Venice is – “awful damp and dangerous too” – while rats as big as small rabbits gambol over the ditch behind her caravan.

She lives in a trailer in the docks area of Dublin with her mother and a few fyll her nine brothers and sisters. Last year, as the family of Robert McCartney struggled against the IRA cover-up of his laceken by drunken Sinn Fein members, a settled traveller family in Derry, the McGinleys, whose son was stabbed to death by an IRA man, were subject to an even more disgraceful campaign of intimidation by republicans, with even the local newspaper weighing in to smear them. Life stacks heavy odds and higher obstacles against travellers.

Eight euro for a cup of tea. Yes No Report this. I could bake a grand big cake with them all.

Edit Details Official Sites: A wind that could freeze-dry cod is whistling through the broken window and Rosie is trying to keep her granddaughter Rosaleen, who is going through the terrible twos, from bolting out in front of the passing juggernauts through a door that’s been rattled off its hinges.


While Dublin congratulates itself on making the leap from Europe’s most inward-looking capital to one of its most cosmopolitan in five years, travellers are still a people apart – unrecognised officially as a distinct minority and subject to the most insidious prejudice.

It seemed to tick the stereotypical view that a lot of people who are not informed about travellers would think. They get it in the neck from everyone, north and south, official and revolutionary.

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While Rosie is the film’s dignified heart, struggling to negotiate a future for her family from an officialdom focused on moving them on, its star is undoubtedly Winnie. Campfire Traveler Patrick Cawley Rosie is now bringing up a second generation of Maughans here on the roadside in the wealthiest postal district of the third richest city on earth, without proper running water or sanitation. Ogden found himself drawn to the Maughan women and the life they have made on a rat-infested roadside in the Dublin docks at Ringsend.

Pavee Lackeen means traveller girl in cant, a dialect of Irish Gaelic travellers developed into their own secret language as a defence against the prejudice they face. They have had enough of living at the sharp end of discrimination that even 40 years ago official state newsreels called “Ireland’s hidden apartheid”. The girls sat up watching videos and now they can’t be got up.

Also the father figure in the film is not around, the opening scene sees the mother collecting money from a pawned wedding ring. Her father is away, dead or gone.

Overall the film was interesting but it concerns me that the film was quite negative about travellers in Ireland pxvee that the director changed aspects of reality to add more drama to the film which was supposed to be a realistic insight. Winnie is sensitive but she is unable to express her emotions. Just like her combative mother she survives day after day, holds on, keeps pvee without even being aware of it Watch now tull “UnMade”.

Like many lackern, Rosie will tell you how much better she was treated “over beyond” when she lived in houses in London and in Glasgow.


Winnie had been worried that the scene would portray her as a bad person and that no one would want to marry her. If I had a house we’d have none of this carry-on. Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title?

Not long after, a paramilitary punishment squad in the same city kneecapped Rosie’s estranged husband for unspecified “anti-social behaviour”.

This film seemed to be a one sided view. Winnie is a little traveler girl. Head Teacher Hannah Cawley Eleven years I’ve been on that waiting list. Is it mivie wonder that traveller activists have been forced to appeal to Europe for recognition as a separate ethnic group so they can get legal protection from their own government, even though, as Ogden says, “they are the most Irish of the Irish”?

Mary Kate, the oldest of the sisters still at home, has just got hitched in an arranged marriage to an Irish traveller boy in Luton.

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Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! The Traveller Girl Winnie was 10 when Ogden and writer Fll Venner first met her. In reality travellers are like any other race there are the rich and the poor the good and the bad.

Filme die ich noch sehen will. I couldn’t wait to come home. Discrimination is so deep that the worst abuse is justifiable. An intimate portrait of a resilient and spirited young girl and her proud and dignified family, who are part of Ireland’s “traveller” community. For a 10 year old girl to speak out to a director I think was very brave and he manipulated her to keep the scene in for his own “artistic licence”. The Traveller Girl ” on Amazon. Those who have been prepared to take up arms for Ireland’s “oppressed” mobie not much better.

Everyday life is hard, all the more as the council authorities are intent on evicting them. Written by Guy Bellinger.