Tag Archives: Nan Joyce

Irish Traveller rights’ activist Nan Joyce, who was the first Traveller to run for a Dáil seat in November 1982, died last night.

She ran in Dublin South West and won 581 votes in 1982.

Nan Joyce Stands For Election 1982 (RTE Archives)

Pics: RTE Archives, Alan Kinsella, John Connors

Thanks Janine