No Shame Mental Health Youth Event 

By Crystal Reaney  No Shame Mental Health Youth Event for young people from the Traveller Community took place in Longford Arms Hotel on February 15th, 2024. The event aimed to invite young Travellers to a youth mental health event to discuss mental health and participate in various interactive mental health activities. This event was all…

  Recycled Racism 

By Roseleen Mc Donagh  November 23, 2023, the weather is mild enough. The winter evenings are long. Christmas lights create a warm, gentle atmosphere in the city. Reuben’s room is dimly lit by a single flickering bulb, casting long shadows across the worn carpet. The peeling paint on the walls reveals layers of history, each…

Bernard Power: The Only Way Forward is Together

By Steven Hardiman Recently, Traveller Voice spoke with Bernard Power, whose appearance on the RTE documentary ‘Patrick: A Traveller Child Lost’ introduced him to a national audience regarding the situation concerning suicide rates in the Traveller community. Bernard is a proud member of the Travelling community, and an active changemaker within regarding Mental Health activism.…

Travellers Pride Awards 2024

   Nominations are sought to recognize individuals, groups, and initiatives that promote Traveller culture, advance social equality, and empower the community. The awards are judged in eight separate categories. We would ask you to begin considering individuals/groups you may wish to nominate: • Education • Enterprise and Innovation • Music, Arts or Culture • Sport…

Patrick ” A Young Traveller Lost”

The documentary ‘Patrick: A Young Traveller Lost’ has been nominated for a Royal Television Society Award. The RTÉ documentary, Patrick A Young Traveller Lost, has been nominated for a prestigious Royal Television Society Award for Factual Single.  The sensitive, ground-breaking documentary highlighted the issue of the alarmingly high suicide rates within the Traveller community through the…