Galway, Ireland
091 765390
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The Plaza, 1 Headford Rd, Galway

27 years of advocacy

Values-based approach

Local Traveller Action Groups

Our Mission

To challenge discrimination and racism experienced by the Traveller community in Galway city and county, to challenge the status quo and to empower members of the Traveller community to take action to realise Traveller rights.

Our Vision

Full equality, social justice and human rights realised for members of the Traveller community, and meaningful participation of Travellers in social, economic, political and cultural life.

2021 Traveller Achievement Awards
Cúil Seoige Residents Group
🏆 Music, Arts & Culture:
David McDonagh
🏆 Education:
Lauren Dowd
🏆 Sport:
Edward McDonagh
🏆 Enterprise/ Employment:
John Pio Browne
🏆 Young Person:
Patrick Maughan
🏆 Overall Winner:
Kathleen Keenan

A social movement for greater equality needs a sustained sense of direction and a view of how we can achieve the necessary economic and social changes. The key is to map out ways in which the new society can begin to grow within and alongside the institutions it may gradually marginalise and replace. That is what making change is really about. Rather than simply waiting for government to do it for us, we have to start making it in our lives and in the institutions of our society straight away

Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone (Penguin Books, London 2009)

Our Programmes
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Improving the accommodation situation through our #TravellerHomesNow campaign

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Culture & Heritage

Ensuring the protection, promotion and preservation of the communities rich cultural heritage

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A positive environment of respect and protection for the cultural identity of members of the Traveller community

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Enterprise & Work

A strong collective response to inequalities in accessing work, developing peer led models that contribute to change

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Health & Wellbeing

Developing mental health initiatives, to improve mental health outcomes for Travellers and to reduce suicide

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Racism & Discrimination

Travellers experiencing discrimination and racism are empowered to address the challenges facing them

Contact Us


The Plaza, 1 Headford Rd, Galway, H91 KC6V


091 765390


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