This newsletter is produced by National Traveller MABS to keep the Traveller community up to date on relevant financial matters. In the current economic climate it is more crucial than ever that we are aware of our rights regarding money and the supports available to us.

We hope you find the information helpful. If you have any comments or would like us to address any topics in future issues please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Nancy Power and Nuala Ni Ghabhann Coordinators

# Publication Description Published
1 Summer 2018

Welcome to our summer Issue of our bi-annual newsletter of National Traveller MABS. 2018 is a very busy year for us as an organisation. As you can see from the range of articles here we are working in many areas trying to combat the financial exclusion experienced by Travellers in Ireland. [PDF 3388KB]

18-09-2018
2 Winter 2017

This year, 2017, has seen many changes for us with two colleagues leaving the service and two new members of staff joining us. We welcome our newly appointed staff members on board Michelle Kearns and Sian Crowley, as we know there are exciting times ahead. We are delighted to be back at full strength and to welcome them both. [PDF 1793KB]

08-03-2018
3 Spring 2017

Welcome to our first edition of 2017. In this issue we talk about 2017 changes to social welfare payments, our own seminar "Engaging Traveller Men" and Progressing the Key Worker Programme. [PDF 2338KB].

21-02-2017
4 Summer 2016

In this issue we highlight the launch of our recent publication “An Evaluation of the National Traveller MABS Key Worker Programme” which took place in April, other articles include the importance of social media, Credit Unions and small loans, you can also read about Traveller Pride Awards 2016. [PDF 3147KB]

21-07-2016
5 Winter 2015

This issue includes articles on a recent certificate presentation day in Tipperary, information on Budget 2016, a new ‘app’ on funeral cost comparisons and a whole lot more. [PDF 1300 KB]

09-12-2015
6 Spring 2015

In this packed issue, we look at a variety of different topics, including taking care of your mental health, how to make a social welfare appeal and the importance of social media in today’s society. {PDF 1.01 MB]

04-06-2015
7 Autumn 2014

In this issue we keep the focus on The Lough Payments Scheme, mobile phone charges and Budget 2015. [PDF 1412KB]

22-01-2015
8 Summer 2014

We highlight MABS Back to School costs, Traveller Pride 2014 and A Way of Life, overcoming illegal debt, with the health care workers in Mullingar and Longford. [PDF 794KB]

19-05-2014
9 Winter 2013

Launch of National Traveller MABS annual report, applied suicide intervention skills training (ASIST) and Electric Ireland's pay as you go meters. [PDF 1.16MB]

10-12-2013
10 Spring 2013

This issue deals with the Changes to the Exceptional Needs Payment, Traveller Pride 2013 and our money management programme, A Way of Life, run with Ballymun MABS. [PDF 1.1MB]

22-05-2013