Category: Press Releases

Family Day Festival Takes Place on 18 May

Posted on 04/18/14 by Comms
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Press Release Family Day Festival celebrates family diversity of today’s Ireland on 18 May Sunday, 18 May 2014 | www.familyday.ie (Dublin, 18 April 2014) One Family – Ireland’s leading organisation for one-parent families in Ireland – celebrates the diversity of families in today’s Irish society with the free one-day Family Day Festival in Dublin’s Iveagh […]

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Government must Prioritise Childcare Provision as a Downturn-Buster

Posted on 04/07/14 by Comms
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Press Release Childcare 101 – Government must Prioritise Childcare Provision as a Downturn-Buster (Dublin, Monday 7 April 2014) One Family – Ireland’s leading organisation for one-parent families in Ireland today – outlines the three major reasons that provision of affordable, accessible childcare is a necessity if Ireland is to make a full economic recovery soon. A new […]

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Courts Need Professionally Conducted Assessments to Ensure Child Safety

Posted on 03/27/14 by Comms
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Press Release Courts Need Professionally Conducted Assessments to Ensure Child Safety Child Contact Centre Pilot Services Evaluation Launched by One Family (Dublin, Thursday 27 March 2014) One Family – Ireland’s leading organisation for one-parent families – launches the Evaluation of the Child Contact Centre pilot services and its Policy Recommendations for Policy Makers document on […]

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Childcare Provision Failure is One of Government’s Harshest Blows to One-Parent Families

Posted on 03/19/14 by Comms
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Press Release Childcare Provision Failure is One of Government’s Harshest Blows to One-Parent Families www.onefamily.ie (Dublin, Wednesday 19 March 2014) One Family – Ireland’s leading organisation for one-parent families in Ireland today – responds to the pending publication of a new report due for release later this month by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and […]

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An International Women’s Day Focus – Mother’s Education Level

Posted on 03/07/14 by Comms
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Press Release An International Women’s Day Focus – Mother’s Education Level and Impacts on Lone Parenthood and Well-Being of Children (Dublin, Friday 7th February 2014) One Family – Ireland’s leading organisation for one-parent families in Ireland today – looks forward to acknowledgment of International Women’s Day on Saturday 8th March and calls for a new […]

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Children and Family Relationships Bill is a Good First Step but We Have Concerns

Posted on 01/30/14 by Comms
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Press Release Children & Family Relationships Bill provides first steps to a modern Family Law system in Ireland – but One Family warns that family law courts need the resources to do their job properly for all children (Dublin, Thursday 30 January 2014) One Family – Ireland’s leading organisation for one-parent families in Ireland today […]

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New Report Proves Marriage is not Responsible for Children’s Well-being

Posted on 12/20/13 by Comms

Press Release New Report Proves Marriage is not Responsible for Children’s Well-being (Dublin, Friday 20 December 2013) One Family, Ireland’s leading organisation for one-parent families, welcomes the launch today of the report ‘Growing Up in a One-Parent Family’, a study by researchers at the University of Limerick using the ‘Growing Up in Ireland’ data, published […]

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Government has hindered not helped One-Parent Families in 2013

Posted on 12/10/13 by Comms

Press Release Government has hindered not helped One-Parent Families in 2013 (Dublin, Tuesday 10 December 2013) One Family, Ireland’s leading organisation for one-parent families, campaigned for 10 Solutions. No Cuts. in the lead up to Budget 2014. These ten solutions are practical and economic measures that would greatly improve the quality of the lives of […]

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Shared Parenting Penalised by Government as Flexibilities Problematic on One Parent Family Tax Credit

Posted on 11/07/13 by Comms

Press Release One Family, Ireland’s leading organisation for one-parent families, reacted to the announcement of the abolition of One Parent Family tax credit with concern following the Budget 2014 announcement. Today this concern has been cemented with evidence of the government’s inability to practically and holistically respond to what One Family and hundreds of parents […]

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Attack on Parents Sharing Parenting After Separation is Unjust, Unfair and Underhand

Posted on 10/17/13 by Comms

Press Release Attack on Parents Sharing Parenting After Separation  is Unjust, Unfair and Underhand (Dublin, Thursday 17 October 2013) One Family, Ireland’s leading organisation for one-parent families, is deeply concerned by the removal of the One Parent Family tax credit and tax free allowance announced on Tuesday as part of Budget 2014 which will have […]

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