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 Financial advice for Travellers with a Family Member in Prison

A guide for organisations working with families of Travellers in prison. This version of the report was updated based on budget for the year ahead 2021. [PDF 197KB]

11-02-2021
2 Annual Report 2019

National Traveller MABS Annual Report 2019 [PDF 8941KB]

09-02-2021
3 BUILDING THE BOX: A review of policy, services, facilities and schemes with potential to improve financial inclusion from a Traveller perspective

A review of policy, services, facilities and schemes with potential to improve financial inclusion from a Traveller perspective [PDF 1979KB]

15-12-2020
4 Evictions During Level 5

Ireland moved to Level 5 of the Plan for Living with COVID-19 for 6 weeks on midnight 21 October 2020. A ban on evictions is in place for this period. [PDF 32KB]

 

16-11-2020
5 Carbon Tax Budget 2021

Carbon tax has been increased by €7.50 per tonne, from €26 per tonne to €33.50 per tonne. This applies to auto fuels from midnight on 13 October 2020. The carbon tax increase will apply to all other fuels (including household fuels) on 1 May 2021. [PDF 44KB]

16-11-2020
6 Environment and Motoring Budget 2021

The Department of Environment, Climate and Communications has been allocated €771 million in 2021. [PDF 49KB]

16-11-2020
7 Justice Budget 2021

The Department of Justice will get €3 billion in funding for 2021. [PDF 628KB]

16-11-2020
8 Employment and Business Budget 2021

A total of €1,128 million is allocated to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment in 2021. Additional funding will be given to existing supports for businesses impacted by COVID-19 such as the Credit Guarantee Scheme, Sustaining Enterprise Fund and the Online Retail Scheme. [PDF 46KB]

16-11-2020
9 Education Budget 2021

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth allocation is €1.9 billion in 2021. Additional funding of €61 million is allocated to Tusla to reduce the number of children awaiting the allocation of a social worker. {PDF 891KB]

16-11-2020
10 Health Budget 2021

An additional €4 billion is provided for health services to continue the COVID-19 action plan and increase long-term capacity. [PDF 42KB]

16-11-2020