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 National Traveller MABS Annual Report 2014

A year in review. Refocusing for the future.National Traveller MABS is the leading advocate for the financial inclusion of Travellers in Ireland. We work closely with other Traveller organisations that share similar values in relation to inclusion and equality for all. [PDF 1996KB]

2 National Traveller MABS Position Paper on the Discontinuation of the Lough Payment Scheme for Clients

The Household Budget Scheme (HHB) is facilitated by An Post in partnership with the Department of Social Protection. The facility is used to pay local authority rents and utility companies such as Bord Gáis, Electric Ireland, Airtricity and Eircom. [PDF 955KB]

3 Review of the Role, Structure and Social Inclusion remit of National Traveller MABS

National Traveller MABS has two key purposes: to build capacity within the Traveller Community in Ireland to access legal and affordable saving and credit; and to work to ensure access to financial services for the Traveller community. This review was carried out in autumn 2013 by Dr. Kathy Walsh and Social Researcher Brian Harvey. [PDF 1.5MB]