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...
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...
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...
Women’s Health Event
Sligo Traveller Support Group are hosting a Women's Health Information day this Tuesday May 28th. Public Health Nurse Floraidh Dunn will be available on the day to provide advice and support in relation to a variety of Women's health issues. It takes place from...
First Traveller Doctor Graduates
The Royal College of Surgeons has been running an initiative encouraging Travellers to study with them, and now the programme has seen it’s first Traveller doctor graduate.
Intercultural Football Match: Wed Nov 14th
On Wednesday November 14th at the Sligo Rovers astro players from Sligo Traveller Support Group (STSG), Globe House and some of the Syrian refugees based at the EROC centre in Ballaghaderreen met to play a football match …..
Pink October Coffee Morning and Information Session
Sligo Traveller Support Group recently organised a Pink October coffee morning and women’s cancer information session at the Northside Community Centre in Sligo.
Travellers and Mental Health: Crisis & Change
There was a packed room at the Riverside Hotel in Sligo on World Mental Health Day Wed Oct 10th for a conference called “Travellers and Mental Health: Crisis and Change”.