Twin Sisters- Shining Light on Early Morning Diners in Award-Winning Donegal Hotel 

By Julie Costello  It’s a busy morning at Harvey’s Point Hotel in Donegal, where 17-year-old twin sisters Annie and Philomena O’Reilly are employed as Food and Beverage Assistants on the Breakfast Team.  Annie is hard at work in the pantry, preparing lattés, cappuccinos, and rounds of toast. Meanwhile, Philomena assists co-workers in welcoming guests to…

The Power of Community, Collaboration and Gratitude 

  Tusla and Traveller Families Care recently held an event to express gratitude for their collaborative work with the Travelling Community. The event, which took place on Monday, November 13th, celebrated their joint Project under the National Traveller and Roma Inclusion Strategy.   The Project aims to increase the number of culturally appropriate foster homes available…

Travellers Taking Over

By John Madden On Friday 17th November, 12 young Travellers from across Galway took on the roles of museum guides in the Galway City Museum as part of Takeover Day 2017. It was the second year that the museum was involved in this unique initiative but it was the first year that it involved a…

A Safe Place for LGBT+ Travellers

  By Noelle Mann Growing up and accepting yourself and your identity is tough for everyone. Belonging to an ethnic minority group can make things even more complicated, and many Irish Travellers and Roma struggle to find their place in Irish society. If you also add in the issue of sexuality or feeling that your…