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The number of traveller families living on the roadside in the county has fallen by 25 in the first two years of Mayo County Council’s Traveller Accommodation Plan, which will run until 2014. The plan was due for review after two years and the elected members of the council were given a report last week on the progress of the plan by Martin Keating, Senior Executive Officer for Mayo County Council.
Don’t let the doom and gloom wear you down, this is the message being promoted by a group of Traveller women in Galway who are taking that advice to heart and striving forth in their bid to succeed in business and entrepreneurship.
The ‘Empowering Traveller Women Entrepreneurs’ (ETWE) project is to be officially launched next Monday, December 5, at the Ballybane Enterprise Centre where the Galway Traveller Movement will host an event for women to share their experiences about how they are overcoming barriers in business.
Consultations have taken place between Mayo County Council and the National Traveller Consultation Group over the issue of Travellers parking in Knock during the summer Novena season.
The numbers of Traveller families taking up settled accommodation in Kilkenny is on the increase in recent years according to a local authority survey which was presented to the members of Kilkenny County Council as part of the quarterly Housing Report last week.
A Ballinrobe area councillor has called for balance in the drafting of the new Traveller accommodation plan for the county.
The Galway Traveller Movement will present Pride - A Celebration of Traveller Culture in the Temperance Hall Loughrea on Wednesday at 7.30pm.
A homework club for Traveller children from primary school age up to 16 is to be introduced in Ballyhaunis for the next academic year.