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…

Welcoming Annemarie Gaynor – National Mental Health Youth Worker  

Ann-Marie Gaynor is a genuinely inspiring individual. From her early experiences in childcare and Montessori education to her time at the Longford Traveller Preschool before transitioning into nursing, she has shown remarkable resilience and adaptability.  Her work with the ‘No Shame Project’ and her commitment to breaking down stigmas around mental health and barriers for…

Top Tips for Staying Safe Online

Social media has become an essential part of our daily routine, as it enables us to keep in touch with our loved ones, share our opinions, and showcase our creativity. However, it is crucial to bear in mind that social media can also pose various risks, such as cyberbullying, identity theft, and online scams. Therefore,…

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, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Developmental Language Disorder,…

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…