National Traveller Health Action Plan Launched

Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre welcomes today the long- awaited publication of the National Traveller Health Action Plan. Pavee Point, alongside other Traveller organisations, has been actively advocating for a National Traveller Health Action plan over the last 12 years and we believe it is vital in order to address Traveller health inequalities. “This […]

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Traveller Mapping Coolock Goes Digital

The Traveller Mapping Coolock Digital Storymap was launched at Maynooth University during Geography Awareness Week in November 2022. The project results from a collaboration with the Traveller organisations Pavee Point and TravAct and Maynooth Geography. This digital storymap maps out Travellers experiences – positive and negative –  in  Coolock over generations and the tells the […]

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Education Roundtable on Further Education and Training

Pavee Point was delighted to host a round table to share information on barriers facing Travellers and Roma in Further Education and Training and how to overcome them. There was a good turn out both from Traveller organisations and education provider and support workers. Thank you to everyone for their dynamic participation and engagement and […]

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Launch of National Traveller Health Action Plan

This launch will be taking place on Monday week and we are very hopeful this plan will have a significant positive impact on Traveller health inequalities. Travellers, local Traveller organisations, Traveller Primary Health Care Projects and others have all fought hard to lobby for an action plan to address Traveller health inequalities since the All […]

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New Research on the experience of LGBTI+ Traveller and Roma

New research, commissioned by the National Action Group for LGBT+ Traveller and Roma Rights, shows that Travellers and Roma experience the same mental health issues as the general LGBTI+ population – but at a higher rate. By far the most frequently reported negative experience was being verbally hurt – with just over 40% of participants […]

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Launch of Young Pavees ‘Mind Your Nuck’: A New Mental Health Website for Young Travellers

Minister for Mental Health and Older People Mary Butler TD, launched the new Young Pavees ‘Mind Your Nuck’ website today. This innovative platform offers culturally appropriate information on many areas impacting on young Travellers’ mental health – racism, discrimination, drug issues and unemployment – and offers signposting to services.   Pa Reilly, Pavee Point Mental Health Coordinator, chaired the […]

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