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Community and Integrated Development

Mayo Traveller Interagency Group

The Mayo Traveller Interagency Group has been established to find ways of securing better outcomes for Travellers in Mayo and to improve the use of the resources, allocated across Government Departments for Traveller-specific measures.

A Short History of Irish Travellers

Cork Traveller Women's Network is very proud to share this animation A short history of Irish Travellers, made with the support of The Heritage Council.

Clips Relating To Traveller Culture

This Giant Tent (2019)

You can view on YouTube HERE

Further information on this children's publication project can be found at the National Museum of Ireland

Crown Beoir (2020)

You can view on YouTube HERE

Further information on Crown Beoir can be found from the National Museum of Ireland and Crown

Tinsmith, Bernard Mongan (Galway) Maked a Lidded Can

In 1965 Mr. Bernard Mongan, tinsmith, was filmed on behalf of the National Museum of Ireland while he worked at a roadside encampment at Cahermorris, Co. Galway. The film shows each step in the process of making a lidded-tin-can.

You can view on YouTube HERE

Travellers' Journey Exhibition - Loaning Objects For Display and Launch Day

You can view on Vimeo HERE

Further information is available from the National Museum of Ireland

Travellers in Higher Education - 'Building a Sense of Belonging'

You can view on YouTube HERE

Travellers in Higher Education: 'Building a Sense of Belonging' – A short documentary.   This short documentary has been produced to support Travellers as role models. It features compelling interviews with students as they reflect on pursuing their goals and engagement with NUI Galway’s Access Centre.



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