Category: Press Releases

Press Release | Marriage Equality Referendum ‘No’ Campaigners: Stop Using and Abusing Lone Parents

Posted on 04/17/15 by Comms
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Press Release Marriage Equality Referendum ‘No’ Campaigners: Stop Using and Abusing Lone Parents (Dublin, Friday 17 April 2015) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating – is dismayed by the untruths being promoted by many main ‘No’ campaigners in the lead up to the Marriage Equality Referendum on 22 […]

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Cuts to Carer’s Allowance for Lone Parents Reversed by Tánaiste – But what about working lone parents?

Posted on 03/04/15 by Comms

Press Release  Cuts to Carer’s Allowance for Lone Parents Reversed by Tánaiste – But what about working lone parents? (Dublin, Wednesday 4 March 2015) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating – welcomes Tánaiste Joan Burton’s announcement yesterday regarding people in receipt of the One-Parent Family Payment (OFP) who […]

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We’ve only had Divorce for 18 years – is that why we don’t deal with it well?

Posted on 02/27/15 by Comms
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Press Release  We’ve only had Divorce for 18 years – is that why we don’t deal with it well? (Dublin, Friday 27 February 2015) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating – reflects today on the 18 years since divorce legislation came into effect in Ireland on 27 February […]

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One-Parent Family Payment Presentation to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection

Posted on 02/18/15 by Comms
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Press Release Get It Right for One-Parent Families One Family Presents to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection on Impacts of One-Parent Family Payment Changes – Policy Changes will lead to Increased Poverty (Dublin, Wednesday 18 February 2015) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating – today […]

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One Family Welcomes Children & Family Relationships Bill

Posted on 02/17/15 by Comms
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Press Release A Good News Day for Children  One Family Welcomes Children & Family Relationships Bill (Dublin, Tuesday 17 February 2015) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and step-parenting today welcomes the passing at Cabinet of the Children & Family Relationships Bill 2015. As an organisation with 42 years of expertise in […]

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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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