Budget 2017

Budget 2017 – A brief guide

What we know so far: The Budget will allow for 1000 new nurse positions, 800 Gardai and an extra 10 Million for Homecare costs and grants. In terms of Social Welfare: We are looking at an 85% restoration...
Resilence

The road to resilience

Resilience can be described as the person’s capacity to overcome adversity or how well somebody can ‘bounce back’ from some form of knock, be it a traumatic event like the loss of a loved one or even a...
Behind the facade

Finding an answer when we’re afraid of the question

Currently, we are seeing a momentous shift in our own approaches and attitudes to mental health. It’s everywhere, which of course is a hugely positive step in the right direction for Irish society. The last...
Sulkie Racing

Sulkie Racing Around the World.

Have you ever wondered where the term ‘sulky’ comes from? Supposedly it comes from the fact that the sulky cart only has one seat so the driver prefers to sit on his own! Sulky racing is a popular sport...
The team from Hands On Peer Education

Does self-medicating equal self-destruction

Does Self-Medication Equal Self Destruction? We take a look at the balance between self-help and self-harm and ask the question - When does the substance become the presence in one’s life? By John...
We lost our hearts to a Galway Girl

We lost our hearts to a Galway girl

Travellers’ Voice always encourages readers to share their stories with others. We also encourage them to make sure their voices are heard and show others what makes them great in their own unique way. In...