Sligo Traveller Support Group (STSG)
Sligo Traveller Support Group Ltd was first established in 2001 as a partnership between Traveller and Settled people in the Sligo area.
Our main aim is to establish a voice for the local Traveller community in Sligo – to address issues of importance such as accommodation, education and employment, Youth, Childcare for Travellers and to counteract the causes and effects of prejudice, discrimination and racism against Travellers.
There is currently a wonderful online exhibition available at the link below on Traveller Culture, Traditions, and Crafts. The exhibition is run by the National Museum of Ireland. While at present we cannot unfortunately visit the exhibition in person in Castlebar...
SERVICES AVAILABLE TO SLIGO TRAVELLERS
Sligo Traveller Support Group provides a number of services to Sligo Travellers including a healthcare team, childcare, domestic violence advocacy service (DVAS) support, mediation, counselling and education support.
Monday May 18th was the beginning of the governments 5 phase plan to ease Covid-19 restrictions. It is important that we all keep practicing physical distancing and stay at home as much as possible. May 18th was not the end of restrictions or Covid-19. It is the...