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First Traveller elected to NUI Galway’s governing body

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Owen Ward, an Irish Traveller and a professional master of education student at NUI Galway, has been elected by postgraduate students onto the university’s Údarás na hOllscoile — the university’s governing body. This is the first time that an Irish Traveller has been elected onto a university governing body in Ireland.

Call for horse exclusion zone after welfare concerns

Independent councillor James Charity has called for the implementation of a ‘horse exclusion zone’ in part of the Carrowbrowne area to protect the welfare of animals abandoned in flood waters over the weekend.

Galway Traveller Movement needs to apologise for ‘deplorable’ comments says councillor

A Galway county councillor has called on Galway Traveller Movement (GTM) to apologise after the organisation accused the local authority of “institutional racism”.

Hanley accuses city council of ‘failing’ Travellers

The Galway City Council has been accused of having “failed local Travellers by not providing the proper provision of housing,” by Social Democrats Galway City East councillor Owen Hanley.

Hanley accuses city council of 'failing' Travellers

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The Galway City Council has been accused of having "failed local Travellers by not providing the proper provision of housing," by Social Democrats Galway City East councillor Owen Hanley.

Cultural Connections – Celebrating Cultural Diversity

Galway Traveller Movement in association with the Galway City Museum are hosting the Traveller Living History Exhibition as a day event on this Saturday June 15 in the Museum from 12pm to 5.00 pm. The exhibition has been produced by the Meath Traveller workshop, The scene includes a fully restored Barrel Top Wagon, a traditional tent, a flat cart, working tin-smith, A storytelling Traveller woman and of course, a camp-fire.

Travellers still live in ‘substandard’ conditions, says new report

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A new report, just published, says members of the Galway Traveller community continue to live in “deplorable” and “substandard” conditions.

Community groups urge candidates to ensure 'equality is at the heart' of their campaigns

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Councillors seeking re-election and candidates standing for election to City Hall have been invited to declare their intention and commitment to ensure "equality is at the heart of their representation" and the work they will do in local government.

Criticism after objections to houses being allocated to Travellers in Castle Park

A public meeting in Castle Park has heard objections from local residents to new houses planned for the area being allocated to members of the Traveller community.

The sea, the stars and everything in between at Galway Arts Centre 2019

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AFTER A year of increased audience numbers and new partnerships, Galway Arts Centre’s visual art programme is looking to an exciting 2019 with new exhibitions, artists’ residencies and collaborations.

 

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