The role of the Traveller Education Officer is to offer support and guidance to Traveller students as they progress into higher education and throughout their time at university. 

Owen Ward, our Traveller Education Officer, is available to Traveller students from Monday to Friday and is situated in the Access Centre, on the ground floor of Áras Uí Chathail. This is a confidential service.

You can make an appointment by emailing

The Mincéirs Misl'd in Education - Empowering Irish Travellers to transition and build a sense of belonging in Higher Education.

This project is a partnership with various stakeholders, including Traveller organisations and the Traveller community to develop a model to empower the Traveller community to overcome barriers to access, progression, retention and success in higher education.


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