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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.

Local Traveller sites show 10 breaches of human rights

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Ten internationally recognised human rights are being breached on a daily basis on the Traveller sites and group housing schemes in the city and county, a major new survey will reveal tomorrow when it is unveiled in Galway.

Public meeting to discuss homeless crisis

The Government must declare the housing crisis “a national emergency” and put in place “concrete measures to house people in need”, People Before Profit Galway has declared ahead of a public meeting on the issue.

Young Travellers successfully take over Galway City Museum

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Last Friday, Galway City Museum was successfully taken over by a group of young Travellers from Galway City for Takeover Day 2017. This was the second year the museum has been involved in Takeover Day, a Kids in Museums initiative that celebrates young people’s contributions to museums, galleries, heritage sites and other cultural venues. It’s a day on which young people are given meaningful roles, working alongside staff and volunteers to participate in the life of the museum.

'I fought back, I shouted back. If I think something is wrong I call it out'

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If there is a protest, a march, a meeting, or some kind of political event going on in Galway city, you can be sure to see him there. Wherever there is a progressive or protest body, group, or organisation, he has probably helped found it, is an active member, or at the very least plays a role in supporting it.

Galway Traveller Movement walks out of accommodation committee over inaction

This week, the Galway Traveller Movement (GTM) withdrew from the Local Traveller Accommodation Consultative Committee (LTACC), which oversees the implementation of the Traveller Accommodation Plan 2014-2018 for Galway city. The committee members include Galway city council officials, local elected representatives, and Traveller representatives.

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