"I feel better in myself
after talking to the counsellor"

The Traveller Community

The Irish Traveller community is an ethnic minority who account for approximately 0.5% of the Irish population, with most recent census estimate at 29,495. One third of all Travellers are estimated to live in the greater Dublin area.   It is only in the last decade or so that the distinctions between Traveller culture and the familiar and unquestioned “norms” of settled society have been acknowledged.

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    National Conference

    in Dublin Castle

    on 20th October 2016


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    “As manager of the organisation, I have seen the impact since the local counselling service was set up some years now. The taboo that Travellers always had in relation to counselling is no longer there.”

    “Our clients have said that they do feel the benefit of using the service for a number of reasons. Before they did not understand counselling or what it was for, and to be able to talk to someone about their problems and issues, whether it be drug related or not, in a "safe and confidential environment" is key.”

    (Jim O’Brien, Manager, Bray Traveller’s Community Development Group Ltd.)