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Supporting Family Contact for all Children

Today One Family welcomed the Law Reform Commission’s Consultation Paper on the Family Rights and Responsibilities of Fathers and Grandparents supporting their views that there should be a stronger focus within family law on parental responsibility in the best interests of the child and that the rights of unmarried fathers should be improved.

A Champagne Party on a Buck’s Fizz Budget

One Family’s Latest Fundraiser Learn How To Have a Champagne Party……. On a Buck’s Fizz Budget is back! Since staying in is the new going out…… learn how to recession-proof your entertaining at home and impress your friends. Join two of Ireland’s food personalities Ross Golden-Bannon Food & Wine Magazine and Leylie Hayes Avoca Exec […]

One-Parent Families and An Bord Snip proposals

One-Parent Families and An Bord Snip proposals Please find below some information on what has been recommended by An Bord Snip Nua to the government in relation to social welfare and lone parents. Please bear in mind that this has not yet been decided and we will be continuing to analyse the effects these changes […]

Flora Mini Marathon 2009

2009 Flora Mini Marathon participants did us proud! A HUGE Thank You To everyone who participated in the 2009 Flora Womens’ Mini Marathon in aid of One Family. We are truely grateful and overjoyed with the enthusiasm and generosity of all our supporters. As you can see from our photos, One Family’s mini-marathon participants were happily […]

Casting your vote on June 5

Casting your vote : together we  can* make a difference One Family has worked and lobbied on behalf of one-parent families for 35 years.  Many of the issues we’ve fought for in the past have become basic rights in Ireland but there is still a long way to go.  Life for many one-parent families remains […]

Budget will do nothing to reduce poverty in one-parent families

Budget will do nothing to reduce poverty in one-parent families One Family, the leading provider of specialist support services for one-parent families in Ireland, says today’s Budget will do nothing to address already high rates of poverty in one-parent families. Such families currently have a poverty rate of more than four times the national average. One Family […]

Lone Parents and Employment What are the Real Issues

A new research report from One Family, the leading provider of specialist family support services to one-parent families in Ireland, was launched this morning by Mary Hanafin, Minister for Social and Family Affairs at a unique forum of social partners in Dublin. The report entitled: ‘Lone Parents and Employment: What are the Real Issues?’ is […]