National Community Radio Day: Live from Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre


Live from Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre presented by Adrianne Murphy

  • 0:30 Caoimhe McCabe and Mary Brigid Collins: Overview Pavee Point – history of the Building and the organization.
  • 14:12 Mary Bridget Collins and Mary Collins (Biddy’s Mary): National Traveller Health Action  Plan, Traveller Health and the work of Traveller Primary Health Care Projects.
  • 26:24 Sheila Reilly and Bridgie Collins (Big Bridgie), two Traveller Primary Health Care Workers who helped set up the project – talk about life on the road and what life was like for women in the old days – keeping a camp, the Beady Pocket,  making flowers to sell, cooking outside.
  • 41:23  Pauline Collins and Megan McDonnell – Changes for Traveller women over the years.  Pauline talks about life today for Traveller women to  – work and living conditions. Megan to talk about Education as she is doing a BA in Maynooth at the moment.
  • 55:41 Rudolf  Simonic and Adriana Quinn to talk about Roma in Ireland and a focus on Roma in Ukraine coming to Ireland, hotline for Roma Ukrainians arriving here.
  • 01:08 Celene Craig (Broadcasting Commissioner) on challenges and understanding of diversity in media.

Originally aired live from Pavee Point, 16/06/2023