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 Do you Have Family Member in Prison

National Traveller MABS  have produced a guide for families whose relative is in prison and for support organisations.This leaflet tells you what you need to do when a loved one is in prison. [PDF 1316KB]

18-03-2020
2 Financial Advice For Travellers With A Family Member in Prison

It is recognised that Travellers are significantly over-represented within the prison system.Although only accounting for 0.7% of population in the Republic of Ireland, Travellers account for an estimated 10% of the entire prison population and 15% of the female prison population.  [PDF 1962KB]

18-03-2020
3 Annual Report 2016

National Traveller MABS Annual Report 2016 [PDF 1970KB]

20-11-2019
4 Factsheet - Energy Poverty

Key Facts on Energy Poverty Amongst Travellers Living in Mobile Homes/Trailers Findings and recommendations from our report ‘Accommodating Ethnicity, an Exploration of Energy Poverty Amongst Travellers Living in Mobile Homes and Trailers’ [PDF 3354KB]

04-07-2019
5 Accommodating Ethnicity Addressing Energy Poverty Among Travellers Living in Mobile Homes and Trailers

This report was launched, on June 19th 2019 by Angela Black, Chief Executive, Citizens Information Board. The report, written by Stuart Stamp and supported by staff of National Traveller MABS and Traveller primary health care groups, highlights the high levels of energy poverty among Travellers living in mobile homes and trailers. [PDF 4292KB]

04-07-2019
6 Developing Trust Seminar Report

In 2016 National Traveller MABS undertook a survey to access the status of community education across MABS. We later compiled and published a report outlining the findings of the survey. This seminar was hosted on the 15th of October 2018. [PDF 1052KB]

15-11-2018
7 Developing Trust - Community Education and MABS

National Traveller MABS undertook a survey of community education in MABS. This report gives an overview of the status of community education in MABS at that time, gives a description of good practice in community education, and makes recommendations for moving forward. [PDF 1414KB]

06-11-2018
8 The Implications of Financial Exclusion for Health and Wellbeing- Submitted to Pavee Point and Roma Centre

National Traveller MABS is concerned with the financial inclusion of Travellers. Travellers experience multiple forms of financial exclusion which is linked to mental stress and consequently impacts on mental and physical health. [PDF 450KB]

13-09-2018
9 National Traveller MABS Response to ‘Review of Schemes of Grants and Loans for the Purchase of Caravans by Travellers’.

National Traveller MABS welcomes the Review of the Scheme of Loans and Grants for the Purchase of Caravans by Travellers undertaken by the Housing Agency. The Review was commissioned following National Traveller MABS recommendations in 2015 that such a review was necessary. [PDF 499KB]

13-09-2018
10 Review of the Scheme of Loans and Grants for the Purchase of Caravans by Travellers

This report was commissioned by the Department of Housing and Planning, Community and Local Government and conducted by the Housing Agency. [PDF 1397KB]

13-09-2018