Equality needed on End Poverty Day

Traveller Primary Health Care workers attended the End Poverty event at the Poverty Stone near the Customs House in Dublin.

According to Census 2016 Travellers experience an 80% unemployment rate and other statistics show Travellers make up 9% of the homeless population.

“We put our wishes for our children to have equal opportunities in education, employment and education as our ‘footsteps for a better future'” said Sheila Reilly.

You can visit the footsteps to the future which now pave the End Poverty Walkway to the Famine Memorial on Dublin’s quayside.