NEWS

Easing of Restrictions: #HoldFirm

Easing of Restrictions: #HoldFirm

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...

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Covid-19 And Drug Misuse

Covid-19 And Drug Misuse

Why people who misuse drugs are at particular risk from Covid-19: * They are at increased of overdose if Covid is contracted. * There are higher rates of underlying health conditions such as Asthma and COPD. * Misuse of drugs can weaken the immune system and put you...

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GP’s and Emergency Departments Are Here For You

GP’s and Emergency Departments Are Here For You

Its very important that during the current Covid pandemic that you do not ignore signs of poor health and illness. Remember that your GP and and Emergency Department are still available to deal with non Covid health issues. #StaySafe  

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Children’s Activities During Covid-19

Children’s Activities During Covid-19

During the current lockdown and with physical distancing it can sometimes be a struggle to keep the younger members of the family entertained. Here a few examples of different activities that might help pass some time. #StayHome #StaySafe #SaveLives Some activities...

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Covid-19 and Alcohol

Covid-19 and Alcohol

The current public health crisis and Covid pandemic can be a particularly stressful and worrying one for a lot of people. It is important that during this time that people do not become reliant on alcohol consumption or drink too much. If you are worried about...

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Exercise From Home

Exercise From Home

Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership have produced a fantastic resource called 'Active Sligo from Home'. It contains many different exercises that can be done from home and with sections aimed at different groups including younger and older people and those with a...

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Covid: Reopening Phases

Covid: Reopening Phases

From the 18th of May the Irish government plans to begin the reopening of the country on a carefully managed and phased basis. It is important that we do not become relaxed and complacent. We must still follow the guidelines and rules in relation to social distancing...

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COVID-19

COVID-19

Sligo Traveller Support Group staff are currently working remotely during the current Covid-19 pandemic. However we are still here to support you in whatever we can. You can contact us on 0719145780, message our Facebook...

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Covid-19 and your Mental Health

Covid-19 and your Mental Health

It is important that during this time we protect our mental as well as our physical health. There are a lot of things that could be causing us anxiety, and stress that  impacts our mood. It could be the lack of physical contact with family and friends, drastic changes...

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Pancake Tuesday Fundraiser for Northwest STOP

Pancake Tuesday Fundraiser for Northwest STOP

On Tuesday February 25th we are hosting a Pancake fundraiser in support of North West STOP who do such great work in supporting people experiencing poor mental health. They rely totally on fundraising and donations to provide this vital service. Please come along to...

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STSG: Invitation to Tender

Sligo Traveller Support Group invited tenders for the following STSG ‘s 2020 key aim is to ensure all Governance Practices and procedures are to the Highest Standard Review Governance Practices within STSG, in line with Funders Criteria / GDPR/ best practice Identify...

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Indoor Football

Indoor Football

Sligo Traveller Support Group are organising indoor football starting on Tuesday October 8th from 8pm-9pm. The venue is the Sligo Sports Complex in Cleveragh. Players aged 15 and over are eligible. For more information please contact Jamie on 0719145780 or email...

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World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day

  We at Sligo Traveller Support Group were delighted to organise an event as part of World Suicide Prevention Day. This morning, Tuesday September 10th, we set off on a walk to the summit of Knocknarea in memory of those lost through suicide and in support of...

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Martin Mongan Memorial Shield

Martin Mongan Memorial Shield

On a beautiful evening(Mon July 15th) at the Showgrounds it was An Garda Síochána who emerged victorious in the 3rd annual Martin Mongan Memorial Shield match against their opponents from the Sligo Traveller Support Group (STSG). It was the Garda team who lead by 2-0...

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Mind Your Mental Health

Please take the time to watch this powerful video on depression. Travellers are disproportionately impact by mental health difficulties with the suicide rate at least 7 times higher for Traveller men and over 6 times higher for Traveller women when compared to the...

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