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
11 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]


12 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]

13 Environment and Motoring Budget 2021

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

14 Justice Budget 2021

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

15 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 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]

17 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]

18 Housing Budget 2021

A total of €3.3 billion is allocated to the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage for housing in 2021. [PDF 41KB]

19 Social Welfare Budget 2021

Budget 2021 was announced on Tuesday, 13 October 2020. Some of the changes announced in the Budget come into effect immediately. Others take effect from the beginning of January 2021 or later in 2021. Many others have to be finalised before coming into effect.  [PDF 872KB]

20 Managing Your Money During COVID-19

Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), Social Welfare Payments have been changed to a single payment every two weeks. It can be diffi cult to manage the single payment. Making a spending plan can help you feel more in control. [PDF 878KB]