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Drive For Hope & Change In Aid Of Pieta House

The 'Drive For Hope & Change' event which was organised by Tipperary Traveller Horse Owners Association took place in Cahir last Sunday. The event was in aid of Pieta House.

The Association has almost 200 members county-wide and they wanted to highlight the extremely high rates of suicide within the Traveller community.

The event was attended by John Connors of Love Hate fame, Brigid Quilligan and Margaret Casey of Manager of the Tipperary Rural Travellers Project as well as many members of the travelling and settled communities.

Balloons were released in memory of those who died by suicide.