T. Foy Vernon is an Irish-American Traveller of mixed Irish and Scottish descent. He has worked as a Tradesmen, Auto Mechanic, School Teacher and Advertising Executive. He lives in the Midwest with his wife and children in a proud Gammon/Cant speaking household.Dr. Mícheál Ó hAodha lectures in the Department of History and Comparative Literature at the University of Limerick. He has published widely on the history and culture of Irish migrants and the Irish Diaspora. Amongst his recent books is: Irish Travellers: Representations and Realities; Dublin: Liffey Press (2006).