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National Traveller Accommodation Consultative Committee

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The National Traveller Accommodation Consultative Committee (NTACC) was established, on a statutory basis, under the Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act 1998.

The terms of reference of the Committee are to advise the Minister in relation to:

  • any general matter concerning accommodation for Travellers
  • any matter referred to it by the Minister
  • the most appropriate measures for improving, at local level, consultation with, and participation of, Travellers in the provision and management of accommodation
  • general matters concerning the preparation, adequacy, implementation and co-operation of Traveller accommodation programmes.


The Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government  Simon Coveney T.D., appointed on 2 November 2016 the sixth NTACC for a three-year term, in accordance with sections 19 and 20 of the Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act 1998.

Name Nominating Body
Dr. Eoin O’Sullivan Chairperson (Minister's Nominee)
Mr. Conor Smith Traveller Unit, Northern Ireland Housing Executive  (Minister’s Nominee)
Ms. Rosemarie Maughan Mouzali Irish Traveller Movement
Mr. Martin Collins Pavee Point Travellers’ Centre
Ms. Ann Doherty, Cork City Council County and City Managers’ Association
Mr. Michael Walsh, Waterford City and County Council County and City Managers’ Association
Mr. Michael Duffy Department of Justice & Equality
Cllr. Damian Geoghegan Association of Irish Local Government
Cllr. Tom Welby Association of Irish Local Government
Ms. Bridget Kelly National Traveller Women’s Forum
Ms. Niamh Milliken Senior Social Worker, South Dublin County Council (Minister’s Nominee)
Mr David Kelly Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government

The Secretary to the NTACC is Ms. Deborah O'Sullivan (e-mail: Deborah.O'

Research Reports

Annual Reports

Contact details

National Traveller Accommodation Consultative Committee,
Custom House,
D01 W6X0


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