Category: Press Releases

New Compulsory Registration of Father’s Names on Birth Certificates

Posted on 07/11/14 by askonefamily

Press Release Compulsory registration of birth certificates will require General Register Office to be highly trained  One Family – Ireland’s organisation for one-parent families and people sharing parenting – today welcomed the publication of the Civil Registration (Amendment) Bill 2014 whilst also warning about the problems that will arise in some difficult cases requiring sensitivity […]

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Ireland Votes No to Narrow Definition of the Family at UN Human Rights Council

Posted on 07/10/14 by Comms
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One Family is disappointed about the narrow definition of family contained in Resolution A/HRC/26/L.20/Rev.1 that was passed at the UN recently, especially in this year of the 20th anniversary of International Year of the Family, but welcomes that Ireland voted NO.  Previous UN resolutions on the family include language, agreed by all States, that recognised that “various forms […]

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Shortfalls for Children of Separated Parents in Report on Draft Children & Family Relationships Bill

Posted on 07/09/14 by Comms
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Press Release Shortfalls for Children of Separated Parents in Justice Committee Report on Draft Children & Family Relationships Bill  www.onefamily.ie (Dublin, Wednesday 9 July 2014) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for one-parent families and parents sharing parenting – welcomes the publication of the report from the Justice Committee on the Children & Family Relationships Bill […]

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A July of Fear and Insecurity for over 9,000 Lone Parents

Posted on 07/03/14 by Comms

Press Release A July of Fear and Insecurity for over 9,000 Lone Parents One Family will state at the pre-budget forum that Department of Social Protection has put lone parent families in the frontline of austerity and the back of the queue for the recover.  www.onefamily.ie (Dublin, Thursday 3 July 2014) One Family – Ireland’s […]

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One-Parent Family Success Stories at One Family and our Pre-Budget Submission

Posted on 06/18/14 by Comms
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Press Release One-Parent Family Success Stories at One Family Government Must Step Up to the Mark and Enable Lone Parents to have a Fighting Chance in our Economy www.onefamily.ie (Dublin, Wednesday 18 June 2014) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for one-parent families – celebrates the achievements of almost 100 lone parents who have completed its […]

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One Family Statement on Mother and Baby Homes

Posted on 06/12/14 by Comms
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One Family Statement on Mother and Baby Homes One Family, in following recent media coverage in relation to the Tuam Mother and Baby Home, shares the widespread concerns voiced in relation to the treatment of mothers and children and to the remains of deceased infants which has led to the start of a wider conversation […]

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More Children Live in Poverty Because of Lack of Quality Childcare to Enable Lone Parents to Work

Posted on 06/03/14 by Comms
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Press Release More Children Live in Poverty Because of Lack of Quality Childcare to Enable Lone Parents to Work  European Commission Highlighting of Childcare Provision Failure for One-Parent Families Welcomed by One Family (Dublin, Tuesday  3 June 2014) One Family – Ireland’s leading organisation for one-parent families in Ireland today – welcomes the highlighting of […]

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Leading Ireland’s Celebration of 20th Anniversary of UN International Year of the Family

Posted on 05/16/14 by Comms
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Press Release Ireland’s Celebration of 20th Anniversary of UN International Year of the Family Family Day Festival | Sunday, 18 May 2014 | Iveagh Gardens, Dublin 2 | Free www.familyday.ie (Dublin, 16 May 2014) One Family – Ireland’s leading organisation for one-parent families in Ireland – leads the Irish celebrations of the 20th anniversary of […]

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New Viral Video Asks Do All Families Matter in Ireland?

Posted on 05/14/14 by Comms
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Press Release New Viral Video Asks Do All Families Matter in Ireland? (Dublin, 14 May 2014) Eight national organisations interested in promoting equality for all families have released an innovative video that shows how the Constitution of Ireland excludes many types of families. All Families Matter is a campaigning coalition that would like to change […]

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‘Modern Family’ Festival to Celebrate All Families

Posted on 05/09/14 by Comms
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Press Release ‘Modern Family’ Festival to Celebrate All Families with Arts Workshops, Expert Talks, Magic, Music and More Family Day Festival | Sunday, 18 May 2014 | Iveagh Gardens, Dublin 2 | Free www.familyday.ie (Dublin, 9 May 2014) One Family – Ireland’s leading organisation for one-parent families in Ireland – presents a fantastic programme in […]

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