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 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]

2 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]

3 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]



4 Bank Holidays

How does a bank holiday affect me at work?

5 Enhanced Illness Benefit Payment

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

6 Credit Guarantee Scheme

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

7 Drug Payment Scheme

Drug Payment Scheme Update [PDF 435KB]

8 MEABAS 2022

Music and Entertainment Business Assistance Scheme 2022 [PDF 519KB]

9 New Bank Holiday 2022

New Bank Holiday 2022 [PDF 194KB]

10 PUP Update January 2022

Pandemic Unemployment Payment Update January 2022 [PDF 155KB]