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
Paddy Sweeney 
🏆 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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25 years fighting for Travellers rights

The Loughrea Local Traveller Action Group, (LTAG) is meeting at the Loughrea Family Resource centre on Monday the 23rd May at 2 30 PM.GTM hope you will pop in for a chat and cup of tea#KnowYourRights #travellerrightsarehumanrights #yourvoicematters ... See MoreSee Less
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GTM are wishing Lyanne Ward Bridget Kelly New and all other members of the Traveller Community who are appearing on nationwide at 7pm tonight on RTE1. Tune in to see some familiar faces and show your support. ... See MoreSee Less
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Join our Team!! If you would like to be part of our education team send your CV and Cover letter to or call us on 091 765390Application closing date is 16th May 2022 at 5pm ... See MoreSee Less
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Members of Galway Traveller Movement staff team taking part in the walk for Darkness into Light in salthill this morning remembering all those from the Traveller community who we have lost to suicide. May they Rest in peace 🙏🕯 ... See MoreSee Less
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