We Are Proud to Be a Neurodiverse Workplace

We are pleased to announce that Travellers’ Voice has recently joined the Neurodiversity in Business initiative. We take pride in embracing a neurodiverse workplace. We are excited to share information on how to become more inclusive towards individuals with neurodivergent conditions such as Autism Spectrum Condition, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder,…

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New Domestic Violence Leave- A Step in the Right Direction

 Maighread Ni Mhaonghail  The Irish government has taken a significant step towards supporting victims of domestic violence by introducing a new form of leave for affected employees. The domestic violence leave, scheduled to be implemented soon, aims to provide victims with the necessary support without worrying about losing their income.  …

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A Brighter Future for Ireland’s LGBTI+ Community-Call to Rescind Historical Convictions.  

John Doyle   The term “discrimination” describes the unfair or unjust treatment of an individual or a group of individuals because of traits like race, gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or ethnicity. Discrimination happens in various contexts, including public services, employment, housing, and the workplace.   Undoubtedly, discrimination impacts victims’ opportunities,…

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United in Diversity

By Kay McCabe, Involve Meath The European Commission Representation in Ireland has published a new collection of stories about the EU and equality and inclusion in Ireland. Inspired by the EU motto, ‘United in Diversity’, the Diversity Journal showcases the work that is happening in communities across Ireland which is…

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Irish Travellers Access to Justice

Submitted by Research Team Our names are Dr. Sindy Joyce (post-doctoral researcher), Margaret O’ Brien (peer-researcher) and Olive O’ Reilly (peer researcher), we are Travellers/Mincéirs and are currently working with Professor Amanda Haynes and Dr. Jennifer Schweppe carrying out a research study at the University of Limerick. This project has…

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Helping People to Help Themselves

Helping People to Help Themselves: How one Limerick Traveller Woman Responded to her Community’s Needs During the COVID Crisis!  By Miriam Kerins; who finds out it’s all about risk reduction and creating awareness  A support initiative, which has been set up to help Limerick Travellers by Limerick Travellers to address…

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Good Nuck Mental Health Campaign

Mind Your Head with the Good Nuck Mental Health Campaign By Bryanna Sweeney Involve Youth Meath kicked off 2019 with the launch of the Good Nuck Mental Health campaign at the Hotel Riu Plaza, The Gresham Hotel in Dublin last month. The reason for this initiative was, “To give young…

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Eurovision: Telling Another Story

Eurovision: Telling Another Story By David Jo Murphy.   Each year in Ireland we get our hopes up, thinking this will be our year again; we’ve won it more times than any other country, surely this year will be a triumphant return to form. Then, as has become routinely usual,…

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Status Toolkit

This toolkit aims to identify, develop and share best practice approaches for engaging with, retaining and working with Young Travellers. This toolkit will provide practitioners, policy makers and managers with policy priorities identified by young Travellers to support youth service development towards improved practice; understanding barriers young Travellers face in…

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Travellers: Degrees Ahead, Another Level

Travellers’ Voice Magazine, in collaboration with Involve Ltd. have recently completed a project promoting the importance of Third level education in the Traveller community. Degrees Ahead: Another Level is a poster highlighting 8 members of the Travelling community with various educational qualifications ranging from a Bachelor of Law Degree to Degrees in Business…

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