Category: Press Releases

Press Release | Government Policies are Failing Poor Families: 30% askonefamily helpline calls increase

Posted on 08/17/15 by Comms
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Press Release Government Policies Are Failing Poor Families askonefamily helpline calls up by another 30% One Family Annual Review 2014 www.onefamily.ie (Dublin, Monday 17 August 2015) One Family, Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating, launches its Annual Review 2014 as its askonefamily helpline continues to respond to an unprecedented rise in […]

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Press Release | End Child Poverty, Get it Right for One-Parent Families in Budget 2016

Posted on 07/02/15 by Comms
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Press Release End Child Poverty, Get it Right for One-Parent Families in Budget 2016 One Family will state at the Pre-Budget Forum tomorrow that Government has sacrificed lone parents and their children for long enough. (Dublin, Thursday 2 July 2015) One Family, Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating, will be participating […]

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Press Release | Government Activation Policy Comes into Effect for 30,000 One-Parent Families

Posted on 06/24/15 by Comms
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Press Release Thousands of children are poorer today as government activation policy comes into effect for 30,000 one-parent families with children aged 7   (Dublin, Wednesday 24 June 2015) Thursday 25 June is the last date of payment of the One-Parent Family Payment to over 30,000 families as their youngest child reaches 7 years of age. This […]

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Press Release | One Family Demands Reform of the One-Parent Family Payment Stops Immediately

Posted on 06/09/15 by Leanne Hughes

One Family demands Reform of the One-Parent Family Payment stops immediately before more poor children are harmed (Dublin, Tuesday 9 June 2015) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating demands an immediate stop, review and reversal of this current reform. Stuart Duffin, One Family, Director of Policy and Programmes, […]

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Press Release | Stop Catastrophic Cut of One-Parent Family Payment Now

Posted on 05/04/15 by Comms
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Press Release Stop Catastrophic Cut of One-Parent Family Payment Now Child and family poverty for one-parent families is increasing under so-called reforms (Dublin, Monday 4 May 2015) One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating – demands again that Government stop the current reform of the One-Parent Family Payment which is […]

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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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