National Traveller MABS develops social policy recomendations and conducts the relevant research in order to do this. Please find below a list of publications and resources.

# Publication Description Published
1 Annual Report 2021

National Traveller MABS Annual Report 2021 [PDF 3,000KB]

2 Annual report 2020

National Traveller MABS Annual Report 2020 [PDF 1621KB]

3 Proposal for a National Caravan Rental Scheme - The case for an alternative

This document outlines the case for and provision of a framework for a Caravan Rental Scheme for Travellers. National Traveller MABS is proposing
this framework as an additional scheme to support Traveller families accessing a mobile home and not asa replacement to the National Caravan Loan Scheme. [PDF 2589KB]

4 Research on the Energy Efficiency of Mobile Homes for Irish Traveller Communities

Travellers living in mobile homes currently face higher energy (electricity and heating) bills mainly due to issues of poor insulation and energy inefficiency in these dwellings. This has inturn resulted in higher levels of energy poverty. Collaborative Research Project by Atlantic Technological University, Sligo and National Travellers MABS. [PDF 2589KB]

5 Joint Statement on Energy Poverty and Energy Pollution

National Traveller MABS has joined with nine other leading Irish NGOs [1] from both the environmental and anti-poverty sectors are calling for a range of targeted measures to tackle both energy poverty and climate pollution while supporting households most impacted by the energy crisis. We have produced a joint statement which was presented to politicians on Wednesday 6th July in the AV room in Leinster House.

6 National Traveller MABS Financial Guide to College

On Thursday 26th May 2022 Fiona Coyne, CEO of the Citizens Information Board launched National Traveller MABS’ Financial Guide to College, Information about the financial supports that are available if you are considering further education.The guide aims to help Travellers who are thinking about going to college or Travellers who are in college. [PDF 4545KB]



7 Bank Holidays

How does a bank holiday affect me at work?

8 Enhanced Illness Benefit Payment

COVID-19 Enhanced Illness Benefit Payment [PDF 145KB]

9 Credit Guarantee Scheme

Covid-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme Update [PDF 73KB]

10 Drug Payment Scheme

Drug Payment Scheme Update [PDF 435KB]