Offaly Traveller Movement

Service Details

Target Age

  • 0 - 11 years
  • 12 - 16 years
  • 12 - 18 years
  • 16 - 18 years
  • 19 - 24 years


  • Youth Work
  • Schools & Education Support
  • Health & Primary Care
  • Mental Health
  • Travellers
  • Housing Support

Support Type

  • In-person - Group
  • In-person - One-to-one


  • Offaly

Contact Details

Contact Person(s)

Sandra mCDonagh


First Floor Harbour Street, Tullamore, Offaly R35 Y5V0,



Contact Hours

Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5pm


Emergency Assistance

Open Up is not a crisis service. If you or someone you know needs immediate help please contact one of the services below immediately.

If someone is hurt or in danger call the emergency services straight away. Emergency services can be contacted at any time by dialling 999 or 112 in Republic of Ireland or 112 in Europe.

Additional Service Information

Referral Process

  • Self-referral
  • GP referral
  • Other healthcare/socialcare provider
  • Referral with parental consent for under 18's

Service Description

Offaly Traveller Movement is a Traveller led community development organisation working to achieve full equality for the Traveller community throughout County Offaly. Offering programmes and services in health promotion, mental health, accommodation, youth and education to advance the health and welfare of Travellers and to encourage active participation in society. Providing opportunities for Travellers to develop their skills and knowledge and working in partnership to build the community’s and service providers capacity to meet the needs of and improve outcomes for Travellers. Supporting Travellers to reach their full potential and develop initiatives to tackle poverty, social exclusion, disadvantage and discrimination. To contribute to the development of local and national policy for positive outcomes in the lives of Travellers.

List of Services Available

Primary Healthcare Programme
Accommodation Support
Mens Health Support
Travelling to Wellbeing Mental Health Service
Social Work
Public Health Nursing
Counselling Service
Youth Programme
Education – Local Training Initiative

Wheelchair Access

Yes int the Hazel Hub beside main building

Before this website came along, we weren’t sure what services were available locally and how to access them. It’s great to now see them all listed in one place with lots of useful information and contact details.