Category: Press Releases

Where’s the education and childcare for lone parents for sustainable jobs?

Posted on 01/27/15 by Comms
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Press Release “The best way out of poverty is a job,” says Joan Burton. “Where’s the education and childcare for lone parents for sustainable jobs?”asks One Family www.onefamily.ie The routeway out of poverty is a job: education is the ladder. (Dublin, Tuesday 27 January 2014) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone and […]

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63% of One-Parent Family Households in Ireland Suffer Deprivation According to SILC Report

Posted on 01/21/15 by Comms
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Press Release 63% of One-Parent Family Households in Ireland Suffer Deprivation – Shameful! SILC Report 3013 Launched Today www.onefamily.ie (Dublin, Wednesday 21 January 2014) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone and sharing parenting – reacts to the Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) 2013 results published today, which clearly show that those living […]

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One Family Welcomes Terms of Reference of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes

Posted on 01/09/15 by Comms

Press Release One Family Welcomes Terms of Reference of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes One Family welcomes today’s publication of the terms of reference of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes as established by Minister for Children James Reilly. One Family CEO Karen Kiernan explained: “We are pleased […]

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One-Parent Family Helpline Calls Increase by 30% in 2014

Posted on 12/22/14 by Comms
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Press Release One-Parent Family Helpline Calls Increase by 30% in 2014 Families Just One Bill Away from Disaster www.onefamily.ie (Dublin, Monday 22 December 2014) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone and sharing parenting – has recorded a staggering 30% increase in first time callers to its askonefamily helpline to date in 2014, with […]

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Planned Income Disregard Cuts Will Not Be Implemented

Posted on 11/06/14 by Comms
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Press Release Small Step to Make Work Pay: One-Parent Family Payment and Income Disregard www.onefamily.ie (Dublin, Wednesday 5 November 2014) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone and sharing parenting – welcomes Tánaiste Joan Burton’s announcement that she will retain the level of the income disregard at €90 for those parents in work and […]

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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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