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Traveller housing

The Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community & Local Government, Jan O’Sullivan, told Aengus O Snodaigh (SF, Dublin SC) that her department did not hold information on the number of Traveller families accommodated in each local authority area, but information to 2010 was available from the National Traveller Accommodation Consultative Committee (Dail Eireann, Debates, 19th June 2012, 242-3).   In 1999, 25.2% of 4,790 Traveller families lived on unauthorized sites, while in 2011, that figure had fallen to 3.43% of 9,535 families.