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ABOUT US

The Galway Traveller Movement was set up as an independent Traveller organisation in 1994. It was established by Travellers and non Travellers in Galway with the ultimate aim to achieve equality and self determination for the Traveller community in Galway city and county. Applying community work and human rights based approaches GTM as part of its strategic plan 2018-2022 plans to continue the respect for the distinct culture and ethnic identity of the Traveller Community but also seek action on foot of  the official recognition of Traveller ethnic identity

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NEWS & EVENTS

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PUBLICATIONS

Several publications have been produced by the Galway Traveller Movement, these reports, initiatives and programmes are instrumental in identifying and examining the main issues that affect the Galway Traveller Community and include areas such as Health, Accommodation, Education, Discrimination and Enterprise and work issues.

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JUSTICE & RIGHTS

GTM is committed to eliminating structural inequality and demanding social change for the Traveller community. A radical change in…

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HEALTH

GTM is committed to improving the health status of the Traveller community through the use of peer led (Traveller ) primary health care and community…

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ACCOMMODATION

GTM is committed to improving the accommodation situation of the Traveller community through its membership of the Local Traveller …

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EDUCATION

GTM is committed to proactively calling for equality of access , opportunity and outcome for the Traveller community in the area of…

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ENTERPRISE & WORK

GTM works to enable the Traveller economy in Galway city and county to grow and flourish through assisting in the development of social…

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…ACTIVE PARTICIPATION, COLLECTIVE
ACTION, LOBBYING AND CAMPAIGNING
TO BRING ABOUT POSITIVE SOCIAL CHANGE.

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