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The Limerick Lassies Pipers Choice Volume 5

Year:

County: Limerick, National

Organised by: Na Piobairi Uileann

Mickey is life president of the newly formed Thomond Pipers Club in Limerick which has been recently founded after a lapse of 100 years.

Artists: Mickey Dunne

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Legacy The Dunne Family

Year: 2004

County: Limerick, National

Organised by:

Album with Mickey Dunne Niamh Dunne and Brid Dunne

Artists: Brid Dunne, Artists: Mickey Dunne, Artists: Niamh Dunne

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Identity Box Workshop

Year: 2022

County: Tipperary

Organised by: Limerick School of Art and Design Technical University on the Shannon, Tipperary Rural Traveller Project

Francesca Hutchinson facilitated a four-day art workshop for Traveller children living in Cashel. The children created ‘identity boxes’ which were showcased on Culture Night 2022 in our Thurles Campus. The video shows the children working on their identity boxes and speaking about what their identity means to them.

Culture Night 2022

Artists: Francesca Hutchinson

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Round Top Wagon by Thomas McCarthy

Year: 2010

County: National

Organised by:

Round Top Wagon was made with Ron Kavana, a well known traditional musician and singer from Cork. He thought it was essential to start recording my songs and helped me an awful lot, recording and producing and crafting this CD of fifteen songs.

Artists: Thomas McCarthy

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The Baby Doll Project

Year: 2002

County: Dublin

Organised by: Baby Doll Productions and Arts and Disability Ireland Project Arts Centre

A diva with a disability. Fluff, flare and attitude, the Baby Doll Project is a comical piece with a dark and pointed history.

Artists: Rosaleen McDonagh

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The Slug and the Snail by Oein de Bharduin

Year: 2023

County: National

Organised by: Little Island, Skein Press

Book written by Oein DeBhairduin illustrated by Olya Anima.

Artists: Oein de Bharduin

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Misleor Festival of Nomadic Cultures

Year: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

County: Galway

Organised by:

Programme of music, film, theatre and visual art

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Sticks and Stones Short Documentary

Year: 2023

County: Dublin

Organised by: American Embassy, Diversity and Inclusion Project funded by National Film School IADT, Galway Film Fleadh, Screen Ireland

This project was led by Vanessa Gildea, head of the Natinal Film School and Mary McDonagh

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Circus Workshops

Year: 2024

County: Galway

Organised by: Brubhride Arts Academy Tuam

A series of workshops for young people aged 5 - 17 years to try different circus skills

Funder: Galway Community Circus, Funder: Galway County Council

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Beady Pocket Project Exhibition

Year: 2023

County: Galway

Organised by: Brubhride Arts Academy Tuam

Artist Martina Passman worked with a group of Traveller women alongside a group of women from the majority population to explore the beady pocket. The pockets were hand stitched and then put on public display at Tuam library from 9th Dec 2023 to 11 January 2024.

Artists: Martina Passman

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It Doesn’t Matter

Year: 2021

County: Dublin

Organised by: Exchange House

A collaboration between a group of Travellers from Ballyfermot, Finglas and Coolock, Mental Health Services - Exchange House Ireland & Turn 2 Me, film producer Pat Comer of Comer Productions and performance artist & acting coach Sian Ní Mhuirí of Super Paua.

This artistic film with a social purpose aims to raise awareness about suicide in the Traveller Community, end the stigma associated with suicide and promote mental health services equipped to help.

Funder: Office for Suicide Prevention

Artists: Johnpaul Collins, Artists: Mary Mcdonagh

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This Giant Tent

Year: 2018

County: Mayo

Organised by: Involve Youth Project Ballina, Kids Own Publishing, National Museum of Ireland, Scoil Iosa

Book Project

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This Giant Tent

Year: 2023

County: Mayo

Organised by: Involve Youth Project Ballina, Kids Own Publishing, National Museum of Ireland, Scoil Iosa

“This important project is about exploring and sharing our connections through the medium of creativity, capturing these stories which will then be shared with generations in the future.”

‘Celebrating our Connections’, a series of workshops have taken place throughout the first half of 2023 in Scoil Íosa

Funder: Bank of Ireland Begin Together Fund, Funder: Mayo County Council

Artists: Alice Dixon

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Hereditas Standing Ground

Year: 2023

County: Sligo

Organised by: Cairde Arts Festival, Sligo Traveller Development Group

An exhibition of stopping places, camps and halting sites used by Travellers in Sligo. The locations have been identified within historic documentation, newspaper archives and through gathering local knowledge and community history of the Travelling people in Sligo.

Funder: Arts Council, Funder: Sport and Media, Funder: Wexford Local Development Agency

Artists: Seamus Nolan

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Copper Skills Workshop

Year: 2023

County: Dublin

Organised by: Blanchardstown Traveller Development Group

Traveller Mental Health Copper art Workshops for young Traveller men and women in the area supported by Youth Mental Health Co-ordinator | HSE Mental Health Services Dublin North City & County | Email: irene.griffin1@hse.ie Mobile: 087-1880736 Ph: 01-7784166. Doreen Carpenter. Mental Health Service Coordinator for /with Travellers,

Funder: HSE

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Pavee Peck

Year: 2023

County: Dublin

Organised by: Balbriggan Travellers, Pavee Point, St Margarets, Trav Act

A Traveller cookbook with traditional cooking recipes, information on cures, reference to CANT with literacy aids developed by older Traveller women in conjunction with younger Traveller women

Funder: Adult Literacy for Life, Funder: City Of Dublin Adult Education, Funder: SOLAS

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Pavee Beoirs Whiden

Year: 2023

County: Donegal

Organised by: Donegal Traveller Project

A community arts project created by Traveller women and girls over a 12-week journey which embeds the message of equality, inclusion and justice and consists of 6 pieces that focus on Traveller women's experiences using buttons, medals and brooches which is a reference to the Beady Pocket

Funder: HSE Social Inclusion, Funder: Invole Donegal, Funder: National Traveller Partnership, Funder: North West Drugs and Alcohol Task Force, Funder: Pavee Point Gender Equality, Funder: Tulsa

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The Secret Singers

Year: 2023

County: Dublin, Kilkenny

Organised by: Axis Ballymun

Concert at Ballymun Axis including Caitlin Donovan - Caitlin Donovan Irish Traveller Caitlin Donovan was born in Manchester and raised in Carlow and Kilkenny. She was steeped in the rich singing tradition of the Traveller Community from a young age. She learned her craft from her great grandmother, Josie Delaney and from her grandmother Bridget Donovan. This cross-generational family of singers, honour great life events of their people – singing together at weddings, christenings and funerals. A regular performer at Traveller Pride Week, Caitlin has performed at Project Arts Centre, Dublin and in prestigious Kilkenny venues including The Round Tower at St. Canice’s Cathedral, the Butler Gallery and in Castle Park at Kilkenny Castle. Caitlin performed as a busker and was a regular participant in sessions at The World's End. She is currently a chorister with Lady Desart Choir, a 70-strong SATB choir who sing at venues and festivals nationwide.

Funder: Arts Council, Funder: Dublin City Council

Artists: Caitlin Donovan

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TravFest

Year: 2022

County: Limerick

Organised by:

Music Artist, WILLZEE curated a live performance in Belltable as part of the November festival, TravFest. This featured an eclectic mix of artists from proud Traveller, folk-rapper Steo Wall and the ever growing popular performer, Sharyn Ward. WILLZEE also introduced some of the newer emerging voices from Limerick’s rap scene.

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

Artists: Sharyn Ward, Artists: Steo Wall, Artists: Willzee

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You Looking at Me – Short Doc 3 mins

Year: 2022

County: Dublin

Organised by: Exchange House

You Looking at Me is the work of Travellers from Ballyfermot, Finglas and Coolock, Mental Health Services - Exchange House Ireland & Turn 2 Me, film producer Pat Comer of Comer Productions and performance artist & acting coach Sian Ní Mhuirí of Super Paua.

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John Boy

Year: 2021

County: Dublin

Organised by: Exchange House

John Boy is the work of Travellers from Ballyfermot, Finglas and Coolock, Mental Health Services - Exchange House Ireland & Turn 2 Me, film producer Pat Comer of Comer Productions and performance artist & acting coach Sian Ní Mhuirí of Super Paua.

Funder: Office for Suicide Prevention

Artists: Davey Collins, Artists: Johnpaul Collins, Artists: Mary Mcdonagh

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Weave by Oein de Bharduin and Deirdre Sullivan

Year: 2022

County: National

Organised by: Skein Press

eight stories inspired by the eight festivals in the wheel of the year illustrated by Yingge Xu

Artists: Oein de Bharduin

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Why the Moon Travels by Oein de Bharduin

Year: 2020

County: National

Organised by: Skein Press

collection of twenty tales rooted in the oral tradition of the Irish Traveller community illustrated by Leanne McDonagh

Artists: Leanne McDonagh, Artists: Oein de Bharduin

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Herself and Myself by Thomas McCarthy

Year: 2014

County: National

Organised by:

Some original songs 

Artists: Mary McCarthy, Artists: Thomas McCarthy

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Jauling the Green Tobar by Thomas McCarthy

Year: 2017

County: National

Organised by:

Made with with Cornish gypsy Viv Legg

Artists: Thomas McCarthy, Artists: Viv Legg

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Songs of the Irish Travellers

Year: 2007

County: National

Organised by: Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre

A re-release of of cassette and book by the European Ethnic Oral Traditions (1983) and collected by Tom Munnelly.

Whisht

Year: 2002

County: National

Organised by: Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre

Stories and songs from Johnny Cassidy and Kitty Cassidy Andy Cassidy recorded by Alen MacWeeney 1967 at Labre Park, Ballyfermot, Dubln

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Travellers and Fellow Travellers Keeper of the Flames

Year: 2005

County: National

Organised by: Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre

15 recordings from 1950s to 2005 - 20th anniversary of PP

Artists: Christy Dunne, Artists: Finbar Furey, Artists: John Doherty, Artists: John Rooney, Artists: Mary Frances Keenan, Artists: Mickey Dunne, Artists: Paddy Keenan, Artists: Pecker Dunne, Artists: The Rainey brothers

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The Raineys CD

Year: 2006

County: National

Organised by: Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre

Produced for Traveller Focus Week 2005 and from the recordings in 1955 in Freeney's Pub Letterfrack by Tony Knowland.

Funder: National Action Plan Against Racism

Artists: Paddy Rainey, Artists: Stephan Rainey

Tinkers Lullabuy

Year:

County: Mayo, Wexford

Organised by:

He was one of Ireland's most noted banjo players and was also proficient on the fiddle, melodeon and guitar, and was among an elite of Traveller musicians.

Parley-poet and Chanter, an autobiography transcribed by Micheál Ó hAodha

Artists: Pecker Dunne

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Bothy Band founding member and piper

Year: 1970s

County: Meath

Organised by:

 Paddy Keenan player of the uilleann pipes who first gained fame as a founding member of The Bothy Band. Since that group's dissolution in the late 1970s, Keenan has released a number of solo and collaborative recordings, and continues to tour both as a soloist, and with singer/guitarist Tommy O'Sullivan.

2002, when he received the TG4 Gradam Ceoil Musician of the Year award

Artists: Paddy Keenan

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Ireland Shed a Tear

Year: 2016

County: National

Organised by:

A two-hander play, performed by Michael Collins and his 10-year-old son, Johnny. The pair use songs and poetry to tell the story of a family who fear eviction in the wake of the Carrickmines fire.

Artists: Michael Collins

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Magpies on the Pylon

Year: 2013

County: National

Organised by: Kerry Travellers, Meath Traveller Work Shop, New Theatre Solstice Arts Centre

After his son’s death, Jim has become isolated from other family members and is misusing alcohol. The audience accompanies Jim on an emotional roller-coaster ride as he articulates loving memories of his son, his fears for the well-being of his other three children, the turmoil that has developed in his relationship with his wife, his anger at God, and his agonising questions about whether there was something he could have done to prevent his son’s death.

Artists: Michael Collins

Inic Thomas McCarthy

Year: 2023

County: Limerick

Organised by:

To close Inic, legendary singer, Thomas McCarthy will perform in Belltable on November 30th. He will be joined by Willzee and guests, audiences will enjoy two virtuoso Traveller artists perform their best and talk about life as a male Traveller artist.

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

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Inic Nuck and Knuckle

Year: 2023

County: Limerick

Organised by:

Artists Willzee and Frank McCarthy invite young Traveller men to speak about how boxing is sometimes a therapy for anxiety and depression. This discussion will take place in St. Francis Boxing Club in Limerick City and will be video recorded for dissemination.

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

Inic Paint Punch Abbeyfeale

Year: 2023

County: Limerick

Organised by:

Inspired by young Travellers’ love of boxing, Artists Frank McCarthy and Sean Horgan will lead a week of workshops in Abbeyfeale LCETB Centre for 9 to 12 year old boys. This project will create a space for messy painting allowing boys to punch paint onto large boards, allowing them to exert energy for physical and associated mental wellbeing.

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

Inic Well and Rosary

Year: 2023

County: Limerick

Organised by:

Building on the Comóradh art project from 2022 where ten women produced work to commemorate loved ones who have died, reconnaissance visits to holy wells in Limerick and Clare will take place with participants collecting images and sounds to create a new exhibition/installation in the Belltable in November.

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

Inic Print Voice

Year: 2023

County: Limerick

Organised by: Learning Hub Limerick

As Visual Art Coordinator at the Learning Hub Limerick, Artist Melanie O’Rourke has developed a strong relationship with a group of Traveller teenage girls. For Inic, Melanie will work with Frank McCarthy and Limerick Printmakers in the Hub to develop a series of work based on ideas presented by these teenagers.

Unsettled by Rosaleen McDonagh

Year: 2021

County: National

Organised by: Skein Press

A collection of essays published by Skein Press

Artists: Rosaleen McDonagh

A Celebration of Traveller Music

Year: 2014

County: Dublin, Kerry

Organised by: Blanchardstown Traveller Development Group, Posterfish Promotions

5 Gigs and open mic at Cobblestone Pub Smithfield 2gigs in Kerry

Artists: Bridget Doyle, Artists: Finbar Furey, Artists: John Connors, Artists: Johnny Hand, Artists: Martin Anthony Collins, Artists: Paddy Collins, Artists: Selina Oleary, Artists: Thomas McCarthy

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Traveller Oral Traditions – Music & Poetry

Year: 2022

County: Dublin

Organised by: Creative Places Darndale, International Literature Festival Dublin

Gifted performers from the Travelling Community as they share the music, poetry, and stories that resonate within their cultural heritage.

Artists: Chrissy Donoghue Ward, Artists: David Collins, Artists: Kathleen Keenan

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Traveller Arts & Culture Made in Darndale Festival

Year: 2022

County: Dublin

Organised by: Creative Places Darndale

From tinsmithing demonstrations and storytelling, to music and folklore, immerse yourself in Traveller culture.

Artists: Chrissy Donoghue Ward, Artists: James Collins, Artists: Sharyn Ward, Artists: Tom McDonnell, Artists: Trish Reilly

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Bealtaine Batic Workshop

Year: 2023

County: Wexford

Organised by:

batik workshop around the theme of biodiversity she began to think about the reverence that humans have when it comes to religion and spirituality.

Funder: Calmast SETU'S STEM Engagement Centre, Funder: Science Foundation Ireland, Funder: Wexford Local Development Agency

Artists: Joanne Donohoe

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Beady Pocket Project with Francesca Hutchinson

Year: 2022

County: Offaly

Organised by: Offaly Traveller Movement, Spilt Space Art Joint Tullamore

Francesca recently hosted a special workshop for Offaly Traveller Movement, where 20 participants joined her to learn about and create their own Beady Pockets. The workshop was filmed by Red Shoe Productions, and forms part of TG4’s upcoming arts series Imeall.

Artists: Francesca Hutchinson

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This is Art Francesca Hutchinson

Year: 2022

County: National

Organised by:

Interview on This is Art (RTE) Blog.

Artists: Francesca Hutchinson

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Unpacking Traveller Mental Health – Grub Box Exhibition

Year: 2019

County: Dublin, Kildare, Meath

Organised by: Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre

An exhibition developed by Traveller Primary Health Care projects in the Eastern Region Traveller Health Unit to highlight the stresses and strains that make up the Traveller mental health crisis and based around the Traveller grup box. Concept Ronnie Fay and artist Heather Harris.

Funder: Eastern Regional Traveller Health Unit

Artists: Heather Harris

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Beady Pockets film

Year: 2021

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network

Traveller grandmother Kathleen Keenan shares her memories about a traditional Traveller women's craft with her granddaughter. A beady pocket was a traditional bag worn by Traveller women and decorated with beads and trinkets.

Funder: Heritage Council

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A Short History of Irish Travellers

Year: 2020

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network

A five minute animated film.

Funder: Heritage Council

Artists: Hazel Hurley

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Missling on the Tobar

Year: 2018

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network

This map is a celebration of a proud nomadic past and rich culture. It was developed by Mags O’Sullivan of Cork Traveller Women’s Network, after she interviewed older Travellers who lived on the campsites around the city. Also a 5 minute film.

Funder: Cork City Council Local Heritage Fund

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Traveller Pride Trail

Year: 2021

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Visibility Group, Cork Traveller Women's Network

A leaflet that highlights public art works cultural exhibits commemorative hawthorn tree

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Lived Lives A Traveller Perspective

Year: 2015

County: Dublin, Mayo

Organised by: Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Pavee Point

An experiential art installation creating new knowledge and understanding on suicide among Travellers.

‘Lived Lives’ features a series of artworks created by artist Dr Seamus McGuinness of Galway Mayo Institute of Technology in collaboration with Professor Kevin Malone of UCD Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health. The artist uses textile to invoke the sense of loss and pain caused by suicide in the Traveller community and leaves one with a haunting sense of absence.

Artists: Dr Seamus McGuinness

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Home

Year: 2016

County: Limerick

Organised by: Hunt Museum, Limerick city Traveller Health Advocacy Programme

13 Traveller women, aged from their early 20s to 60s and based in halting sites across the city, who took part in the museum’s outreach programme. Their medium was glass, and they learned to work with it over eight weeks with an artist.

Funder: Limerick City and County Council

Artists: Roisin de Buitlear

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Abbey Theatre 5 x5

Year: 2018

County: Dublin

Organised by: Abbey Theatre, Pavee Point

Pavee Point’s Primary Health Care workers spent this week at the Abbey Theatre developing the inspiring story of their work through drama, story and song with facilitator Kathleen Warner Yeates.

Funder: Ireland funds

Artists: Kathleen Warner Yeates

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Tinsmithing Course

Year: 2017

County: Dublin

Organised by: Collins Barracks, National Museum of Ireland, Pavee Point

10 weeks of tinsmithing classes for Traveller men at Collins Barracks.

Funder: NMI

Artists: James Collins

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Beady Pocket Project

Year: 2018

County: Dublin

Organised by: Collins Barracks, National Museum of Ireland, Pavee Point, Trav Act

A series of workshops on beady pocket with Traveller and settled women working together and facilitated by Roisin de Buitlear artist in residence NMI.  

Funder: NMI

Artists: Roisin de Buitlear

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Night Shift by Rosaleen McDonagh

Year: 2022

County: Galway, Limerick

Organised by: Druid Theatre, Galway Traveller Movement

Night Shift, a new play written by Rosaleen McDonagh, was a very special occasion. It was a play written by, directed by, and acted by members of the Traveller community, which is rare.

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

Inic Print Voice

Year: 2023

County: Limerick

Organised by: Learning Hub Limerick

As Visual Art Coordinator at the Learning Hub Limerick, Artist Melanie O’Rourke has developed a strong relationship with a group of Traveller teenage girls. For Inic, Melanie will work with Frank McCarthy and Limerick Printmakers in the Hub to develop a series of work based on ideas presented by these teenagers.

Inic Parkway

Year: 2023

County: Limerick

Organised by: Limerick Traveller Health Project

A halting site, on the grounds of the Parkway Shopping Centre, was home to several Traveller families in Limerick until the 1990s. Following development, families were moved to the Childers Road Halting Site from where many women access LTHP services. Artists Julianne Hennelly and Amy Bowdren will work with this group to recall memories from their time growing up in the Parkway with an exhibition to follow in a retail unit of the shopping centre.

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

Creating a Brighter Future Two Youth Projects.

Year: 2023

County: Cork

Organised by: Two Youth Projects

Two Traveller Youth groups of between 6 and 12 young people aged 10 – 22 years are already working with Youth services as identified in Charleville and Fermoy. The young people have highlighted discrimination as impacting their mental health and will explore this further through their own creative project.

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

Creating a Brighter Future Maggie May Sequel

Year: 2023

County: Cork

Organised by: Maggie May Sequel

To work with a group of 5 Traveller women and youth from Fermoy with the support of previous partners to write and publish a sequel to “Maggie May” for primary school children which will be included their schools cultural awareness work.

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

Creating a Brighter Future No Fixed Abode

Year: 2023

County: Cork

Organised by: No Fixed Abode

Working with the play; “No Fixed Abode” with 18 Traveller women from Charleville. The actors will to respond to the ongoing requests for this play to be toured and to develop it into a more professional piece under the guidance of a Community Theatre Facilitator.

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams in a New Translation

Year: 2023

County: Dublin

Organised by: The Complex

A rewriting of the classic in a Traveller setting.

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

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Re-Imagining Life on the Road.

Year: 2022

County: Galway

Organised by: Galway Traveller Movement

The project  recreates life on the road through 6 day-camps, featuring interactive workshops on paper flower making, tin smithing, beady pocket making, and bread baking.

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

Citizen Curator

Year: 2023

County: Dublin

Organised by: IMMA

A curation project with 3 Travellers and an online exhibition

Organised with Adam Stoneman of the Spice Project

Funder: IMMA

Artists: Leanne McDonagh, Artists: Oein de Bharduin

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IMMA Outdoors

Year: 2023

County: Dublin

Organised by: IMMA, Pavee Point

An evening of Traveller drama, poetry and music on 29th June

Funder: IMMA

Artists: Johnny Collins, Artists: Michael Collins, Artists: Niamh Dunne, Artists: Rosaleen McDonagh

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Pisreog Project

Year: 2023

County: Dublin

Organised by: St. Margaret's Ballymun

Collection of heritage stories with exhibition at Axis Ballymun with National Museum

This is a partnership between St Margaret’s Traveller Community Association, Men’s and Women’s Literacy and Leadership Groups and Axis Ballymun.

Funder: NMI Axis Ballymun

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Comóradh

Year: 2022

County: Limerick

Organised by: Limerick Traveller Health Project

Comóradh was a visual art project which commemorated the lives of loved ones who have died too young or by suicide. The project gathered together artefacts that provided a glimpse into the lives of those who have passed on, loved ones will always be remembered. The completed project aimed to raise awareness, reduce stigma and promote community healing. Comóradh Worked with 15 Traveller women and was led by visual artist, Melanie O’Rourke. A selection of paintings from Comóradh were also included in the Travellers Together Preventing Suicide event at the O’Reilly Theatre Dublin on January 28th.

Part of Guth na Minceiri 2022

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

Artists: Melanie O Rourke

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Through Our Eyes

Year: 2022

County: Dublin

Organised by: Photo Museum Ireland

Martin Beanz Warde collaborated with nine participants from the Traveller Community from across Ireland to make a series of photographs that respond to themes of identity and wellbeing.

Traveller Wellbeing Through Creativity projects, an initiative developed by Creative Ireland, the Healthy Ireland Programme, the HSE, the National Social Inclusion Office and the Arts Council.

Funder: Open Doors Initiative

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Home Through a Broader Lens

Year: 2022

County: Limerick

Organised by: Hunt Museum

This exhibition is a collaborative project between the Hunt Museum, Limerick City Traveller Health Programme and the Learning Hub which has been supported by Southill Child and Family Centre and Our Lady of Lourdes Community Centre.

To celebrate Traveller Pride Week 2022. This exhibition presents artworks in glass and combined media by local Traveller women, Traveller teens and Traveller children which reflect their stories & passions

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Sulky Roo Utility

Year: 2022

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network, People's Republic of Cork

Traveller themed painted utility box

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Indie Cork Film Festival

Year: 2022

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network

A selection of shorts curated by CTWN

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Black Ash Oral History Project

Year: 2022

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network

History of Black Ash Camp and halting site

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Misleor Festival of Nomadic Cultures

Year: 2022

County: Galway

Organised by: Galway Traveller Movement

Programme of music, film, theatre and visual art

Culture Night – Belongings

Year: 2022

County: Dublin

Organised by: Pavee Point

Travellers self curated personal belongings that were exhibited with recordings of stories about the object

Funder: DCEDIY

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Traveller Mapping Coolock

Year: 2022

County: Dublin

Organised by: Maynooth Geography, Pavee Point, Trav Act

Community Map of Traveller Exp in Coolock

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Still Here Proud

Year: 2021

County: Donegal

Organised by: Donegal Traveller Project

Exhibition of photographs at Donegal County Museum

Cork Traveller Pride Flag

Year: 2021

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network

This flag was designed by Traveller women from Cork Traveller Women’s Network & Cork Traveller Visibility Group with the support of artists Claire Coughlan and Helen O’Keeffe through the Glucksman Gallery.

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Crown Beoir

Year: 2020

County: Mayo

Organised by: National Museum of Ireland

Is a portrait exhibition originated by artist Breda Mayock and photographed by Orla Sloyan, at Courtyard Gallery at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life.

Artists: Breda Maycock

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New Light

Year: 2020

County: Cork

Organised by: Glucksman Gallery, UCC

New Light is an exhibition of 8 different poster-based artworks presented in a series of exploratory walks across the public spheres of Cork City.

Features the piece Pavee Presence by Leanne McDonagh

Artists: Leanne McDonagh

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Pavee Roads Home

Year: 2020

County: Dublin

Organised by: Pavee Point

An exploration of Traveller culture and heritage told through the lens of history and geography.

Supported by Dublin City Culture Company and National Library and winner of National Heritage Award 2021

Funder: Dublin City Council

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This is Who I Am Exhibition

Year: 2019

County: Cork

Organised by: Glucksman Gallery

In May 2019, a group of talented teenagers from Meelagh Young Girls Group, Mahon visited the Glucksman to take part in a creative workshop exploring Traveller ethnicity. The girls worked together to create bags, posters and a large-scale painting that depicts the Traveller Ethnicity Pin.

Partner with UCC's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Unit to promote and embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion across all areas of our work. https://www.ucc.ie/en/edi/

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Traveller Music at Cobblestone

Year: 2018

County: Dublin

Organised by: Blanchardstown Traveller Development Group

Concerts featuring Traveller musicians and singers

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Traveller Collection

Year: 2018

County: Dublin

Organised by: Pavee Point

A 3-part art project in 2018 that aimed to show a way of integrating Traveller culture into mainstream museums and galleries

Pavee Point collaborated on this project with Seamus Nolan, Hugh Lane and Create.

Funder: Create, Funder: Hugh Lane Gallery

Artists: Seamus Nolan

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Communities of Culture

Year: 2014

County: Limerick

Organised by: Hunt Museum

In 2014 the Hunt Museum, through the Communities of Culture initiative began working with community groups from the North-side and South-side of Limerick. Exploring their unique cultural experiences and heritages through a series of targeted community and museum-based projects.

One Million Stars

Year: 2014

County: Limerick

Organised by: Hunt Museum

People across Limerick were invited to join the online launch of The One Million Stars to End Violence Limerick Project on 8 March 2021 (International Women’s Day.)

Traveller Women Awareness Worker in Carlow was involved in this.

Barreltop Wagon

Year: 2005

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network

Full size Barreltop wagon as part of Cork European Capital of Culture

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Toraig on the Tobar

Year: 2005

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network

Traveller culture exhibit in Cork Public Museum

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