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Share your story for Traveller Pride Week

We want to hear from young Travellers across Ireland to celebrate and promote the contributions of Travellers in Irish society.

Written by SpunOut | View this authors Twitter page and posted in voices

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This week is Traveller Pride week! The theme of this year’s pride week is: Recognising diversity and pride within the Traveller community #diversitywithin. Traveller Pride week is a time to celebrate and promote what the Travelling Community brings to Irish society.

We want to hear from young Travellers about your experience as a young traveller in Ireland. We believe that young people across Ireland can help support each other by sharing stories, lived experiences, advice and opinions. If you’re between 16 and 25 years old and living in Ireland, we’d love to hear from you if you’re interested in sharing your story.

Share your story:

Below are some ideas to get your started, but we’re open to reading about whatever you want to share.

  • What does Traveller Pride week mean to you?
  • What parts of Traveller culture are you most proud of?
  • What has life been like growing up as a young Traveller?
  • What do you want other young people your age to know about the Travelling community?

Do I need writing experience?

You do not need any writing experience. We’ll help you out every step of the way giving you feedback and suggestions. 

What age do I have to be? 

To have your article on, you need to be between 16-25 years old. 

How do I get started?

If you’re interested in sharing your story, email Heather (

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Published July 14th2020
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