Irish Traveller Movement

4/5 Eustace Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353 1 679 65 77
Fax: +353 1 679 65 78

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Welcome to Irish Traveller Movement

The Irish Traveller Movement (ITM) is a national network of organisations and individuals working within the Traveller community.
ITM was established in 1990 and now has over eighty Traveller organisations from all parts of Ireland in its membership. The Irish Traveller Movement consists of a partnership between Travellers and settled people committed to seeking full equality for Travellers in Irish society. This partnership is reflected in all of the structures of ITM.

Notice to all the Members of the Irish Traveller Movement

The Irish Traveller Movement is delighted to annouce that the Member section of the ITM website is now up and running.

This section is a place for ITM members to access a whole host of information about the organisation as well as a place to share ideas, contact your ITM representatives and to engage in collective discussions.

The Member section is limited to Full ITM members only. Each Traveller organisation can have as many log in details as required (staff, volunteers and management) as long as each member of a local Traveller group abides by the terms & conditions (which are mailed out with passwords).

In order to get staff & management from your group logged onto the ITM website, contact the office on 01-679 6577 or email A guide to accessing the site is available in PDF and can be mailed out to anyone who wants to get involved.

Core Principles

Core Principles of the ITM

  • Working for Travellers Human Rights and Travellers right to self-Determination
  • Recognition of Travellers as a Minority Ethnic Group
  • Recognition and validation of Nomadism
  • Travellers are the key stakeholders within the Movement, and their involvement is proactively pursued
  • A commitment to creating Traveller-only spaces within the Movement
  • Unambiguous and pro-active in relation to Traveller issues and rights
  • Solidarity with other marginalised groups and a commitment to challenge racism, sexism, xenophobia and homophobia
  • Commitment to collective action, challenging structural inequalities, empowerment and participation (Community Development Principles)
  • While the ITM will develop policies that aim to work in tandem with State agencies, the ITM space is for Travellers and Traveller organisations only- relationships with other agencies will be

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