Government Committee on issues facing Travellers to meet today

A government committee on key issues facing the traveller community is meeting for the first time today.

The committee’s aim is to discuss issues such as health, education, employment and housing for those in the Traveller community.

Jamie Murphy is the spokesperson with Sligo Traveller Support Group.

While welcoming the committee, he says there needs to be assurances that funding will be provided for whatever solutions they come up with.