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Information for members of the Traveller Community

The strategy for the co-ordination of public services to the Traveller Community in County Clare was developed through extensive consultation with agencies and travellers in the county.

Its conception was in response to the recognition of the need for all agencies involved in the delivery of services to the Traveller Community, to work together to ensure quality service delivery, and to achieve the most effective and best possible long term affects for Travellers. 

In County Clare it was recognised that issues surrounding Traveller health, accommodation, education, work and enterprise were all interlinked and that only by co-operation between all agencies, in consultation with Travellers, could a real difference be made.

A new strategy will be developed in 2015, for the period 2015 - 2018.

If you have any queries or would like additional information please contact :

Nicola Killeen,
Traveller Services Co-Ordinator
Clare County Council
Telephone: (065) 6846428


A strategy co-ordinator was appointed to Community and Enterprise section to work with agencies and Travellers to ensure that the actions are progressed.

Joint agency-Traveller implementation groups were established and met to work on actions under the broad headings of education, accommodation, health, work and enterprise. Work involved under the health related actions in the strategy commenced in co-operation with the Clare Traveller Health Network.

A steering group, comprising Traveller representatives and high level representatives from  lead agencies was formed. (Lead agencies - Clare County Council, the Traveller Job Coach, Ennis Community Development Project, Department of Education and Science, Limerick Clare Education & Training Board and the Health Service Executive).

Traveller strategy documents


Page last reviewed: 08/12/14

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