Traveller Women

Traveller women play an important role in their immediate family and the wider Traveller community. They have responsibility for the home, family and children. They also broker with service providers and often take on leadership roles in acting as spokespeople for the community. Traveller women also experience triple discrimination - discrimination as women, discrimination as Travellers and discrimination as Traveller women (see

Traveller Organisations:

Southside Travellers Action Network

Southside Travellers operates a series of integrated programmes which aim to meet the real and identified needs of Travellers in Dun Laoghaire / Rathdown from our Resource Centre in Sandyford.

The core programmes are:

  • Financial, Operations and Resource Centre Management
  • Promoting Awareness of Traveller Culture and Traditions
  • Advocacy and Accommodation
  • Community Health and Well-Being
  • Developing the Potential of Traveller Children and Young People
  • Adult and Community Education
  • Employment and Training


Address: Unit 5, St. Kieran's Enterprise Centre, Furze Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18
Phone: 01 295 7372

National Traveller’s Women’s Forum

The National Traveller Women's Forum (NTWF) is the national network of Traveller women and Traveller women's organisations from throughout Ireland.

The NTWF recognises the particular oppression of Traveller women in Irish society and are working to address this issue through the provision of opportunities to Traveller women to meet, share experiences, ideas and develop collective strategies and skills to work towards the enhancement of their position in society.

Contact Details

Address: Unit 4 First Floor, Tuam Road Centre, Tuam Road, Galway
Phone: 353 (0) 91 771509

Irish Traveller Movement

The Irish Traveller Movement (ITM) is a national network of organisations and individuals working within the Traveller community.

The Irish Traveller Movement consists of a partnership between Travellers and settled people committed to seeking full equality for Travellers in Irish society. This partnership is reflected in all of the structures of ITM.

Contact Details

4/5 Eustace Street
Dublin 2
Phone:  01 679 65 77

Pavee Point

Pavee Point is an Irish NGO supporting Human Rights for Irish Travellers. It's a partnership of Travellers and settled people. Pavee Point is a Specialist Support Agency within the Family Resource Centre programme with the following programme:

  • Education and Training
  • Drugs Programme
  • Youth Programme
  • Violence Against Women

Contact Details:

Address: Pavee Point Travellers’ Centre, 46 North Great Charles Street, Dublin 1
Phone: 01 8780255

Exchange House National Travellers Service

Exchange House is a multi-disciplinary service provider offering Family Support, Youth Services, Addiction Services and Education Services to members of the Traveller community in the Dublin area. They also deliver a national service through training, provision of expertise and partnerships with other organisations providing services to Travellers in Ireland

Contact Details

Address:  61 Great Strand Street, Dublin 1
Phone: 01 872 1094