Category: Press Releases

Our New Specialist Services for Separating Families Announced in National Parents Week

Posted on 10/20/14 by Comms
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Press Release Separating Families in Dire Need of Supports New Specialist Services Launched by One Family to Meet Demand www.onefamily.ie (Dublin, Monday 20 October 2014) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone and sharing parenting – launches its Positive Parenting for Changing Families programme at a Seminar in Dublin Castle tomorrow, Tuesday 21 […]

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Government Promised to Make Work Pay but Budget 2015 Will Push More Vulnerable Families Out of Work

Posted on 10/14/14 by Comms

Press Release  Government Promised to Make Work Pay But Budget 2015 Will Push More Vulnerable Families Out of Work www.onefamily.ie (Dublin, Tuesday 14 October 2014) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone and sharing parenting – today responds to Budget 2015 acknowledging the small increase in the universal child benefit and the partial […]

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Government Policies Push More One-Parent Families Out of Work and Into Poverty

Posted on 09/29/14 by Comms
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Press Release Government policies push more one-parent families out of work and into poverty – One Family Annual Review 2013 www.onefamily.ie (Dublin, Monday 29 September 2014) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone and people sharing parenting – launches its Annual Review 2013 amid ongoing trends of embattled parents leaving work due to poorly […]

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Children & Family Relationships Bill Published Today is a Major Step to Recognising Family Diversity and Change in Ireland

Posted on 09/25/14 by Comms
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Press Release One Family Welcomes Children & Family Relationships Bill as a Major Step to Recognising Family Diversity and Change in Ireland: but to work it requires investment (Dublin, Thursday 25 September 2014) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for one-parent families and people sharing parenting – welcomes the publication of the Children & Family Relationships […]

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Lone Parents Forced Out of Workforce – One Family Supports New St Vincent De Paul Report

Posted on 09/22/14 by Comms
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Press Release Government Claims to Have Protected ‘Most Vulnerable’ yet One-Parent Families are Poorer When Working  One Family supports today’s St Vincent De Paul report findings  (Dublin, Monday 22 September 2014) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for one-parent families and people sharing parenting – welcomes the St  Vincent De Paul report published today which recognises […]

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Child Payment a Start for Budget 2015 but Lone Parents Need Support to Stay in Work

Posted on 09/15/14 by Comms

Press Release  Child Payment a Start for Budget 2015 but Lone Parents Need Support to Stay in Work   (Dublin, 15.09.2014) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for one-parent families and people sharing parenting – today welcomes the welfare to work dividend for parents returning to work provided it is combined with an income disregard for […]

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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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