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A large crowd attended a Traveller funeral in Carrick on Shannon yesterday. Gardaí say they carried out a policing plan around the funeral and liaised with the relevant parties in advance and is not investigating any breaches in respect of the church element of this funeral. They further stated that…

Local Traveller organisations will now be able to obtain advice and support through a new dedicated legal service launched today. It’s the only dedicated Traveller legal service in the State, which has been set up by the FLAC, the Free Legal Aid Centre. It will be provided by a fulltime…

There have been widespread calls today for presidential candidate Peter Casey to withdraw from the election. Mr Casey’s controversial comments about what rights should be afforded to the travelling community has sparked a furious reaction. Jamie Murphy, support worker with the Sligo Travellers Support Group, says that Peter Casey’s remarks…

Two health days are taking place in county Sligo next week as part of Mens Health Week beginning Monday. The Sligo Traveller Support Group has organised the day in conjunction with local health professionals who will carry out free checks on the day. It’s taking place in St Anne’s Car…