One Family in the News

One Family is regularly featured, and our representatives interviewed, in national and regional print, broadcast and online outlets. Some of this media, with links, are listed here.

2016

Television

Tuesday 26-July | RTE Six One News

One Family and Barnados Child Contact Centres – Margaret Martin on domestic abuse

Print

Tuesday 9-August | Irish Independent

Meadhbh McGrath – Charity calls for reforms after homeless mum refused education allowance. Read article here.

Monday 12-July | The Irish Times

Sheila Wayman – Stories of Abuse – Child Contact Centres and One Family mentioned, read article here

Tuesday 7-June | The Irish Times

Sheila Wayman – Travelling as a solo parent isn’t that easy – Geraldine Kelly quoted, read article here

Friday 14-May | The Herald

Family Day Festival listing

Saturday 7-May | The Irish Times

Weekend Magazine – ‘A leaf on the tree’ – Family Day Festival and Ireland’s Biggest Family Tree

Friday 6-May | The Daily Mail

Routine eye exams for primary school children discontinued. Karen Kiernan quoted

 

Thursday 28-Jan | The Irish Times

Kitty Holland – Meet the Voters: Ruth Cullen has three children. ‘I find the cost of living very difficult’. Read article here

Wednesday 27-Jan | Easy Parenting Magazine

Arlene Harris – IVF as a Single Parent and First Time Parent – Stuart Duffin quoted

Online

August | www.mummypages.ie

Geraldine Kelly – Do You Share Parenting of Your Children?

July | www.mummypages.ie

Geraldine Kelly – Rewarding Children With Your Time. Read article here

June | www.mummypages.ie

Geraldine Kelly – Keeping the Awkward Questions Simple. Read article here

Friday 13-May | www.energia.ie

Family Day Festival infograph. View here

May | www.mummypages.ie

Geraldine Kelly – Step into Step-Parenting, Part II. Read article here

March | www.mummypages.ie

Geraldine Kelly – The Patience to Parent. Read article here 

Wednesday 6-April | Dublin Inquirer

Dara Quigley – We’re Broke but We’re Funny and Smart. One Family mentioned, read article here

April | www.mummypages.ie

Geraldine Kelly – How to Step into Step-Parenting. Read article here

April | www.dublintown.ie

Family Day Festival listing. Read here

April | www.thingstodoindublin.ie

Family Day Festival listing. Read here

April | www.allevents.ie

Family Day Festival listing. Read here

April | www.happenings.ie

Family Day Festival listing. Read here

Radio

Tuesday 9-August | RTÉ Radio 1 Morning Ireland

Barriers to accessing education for lone parents – Karen Kiernan live phone interview

Tuesday 9-August | Newstalk Breakfast

Barriers to accessing education for lone parents – Karen Kiernan live in-studio

Tuesday 9-August | Tipp FM

Barriers to accessing education for lone parents – Karen Kiernan live phone interview

Tuesday 9-August | CRC FM

Barriers to accessing education for lone parents – Karen Kiernan live phone interview

Wednesday 10-August | LMFM

Barriers to accessing education for lone parents – Karen Kiernan live phone interview

Monday 11-July | Connemara Radio

Shared Parenting Survey – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Saturday 9-July | Newstalk Global Village

Shared Parenting – In-studio discussion with Karen Kiernan, Cathyrn Alexander and Donagh McGowan

Friday 8-July | WLR FM

Isolation and the lone parent – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Thursday 7-July | Newstalk The Sean Moncreiff Show

One Family’s National Shared Parenting Survey mentioned by Sean Moncreiff

Wednesday 6-July | LMFM

One Family’s National Shared Parenting Survey – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Wednesday 6-July | Tipp FM

One Family’s National Shared Parenting Survey – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Tuesday 5-July | KFM

One Family’s National Shared Parenting Survey – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Monday 4-July | CRC FM

One Family’s National Shared Parenting Survey – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Friday 1-July | Spin 1038

Custody issues – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Thursday 16-June | WLR

Dads and Child Benefit – Karen Kiernan Interview

Saturday 4-June | Newstalk Global Village

Family Diversity and the Children and Family Relationship Act 2015 – Karen Kiernan Interview

Friday 3-June | Spin 1038

Karen Kiernan discusses Mylene Klass documentary on single parents

Tuesday 17-May | Dublin City FM

Good Morning Dublin – Constitutional Change for Families – Karen Kiernan Live Interview

Saturday 14-May | Newstalk Global Village

Family Day Festival and One Family – Karen Kiernan In-Studio Interview

Saturday 14-May | Today FM Saturday Breakfast with Alison Curtis

Family Day Festival – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Saturday 14-May | Today FM

News – Family Day Festival

Monday 9-May | Connemara Radio

Family Day Festival – Karen Kiernan Phone Interview

Wednesday 20-April | Near FM

Family Day Festival – Karen Kiernan Phone Interview

Tuesday 19-April | FM104

Divorce Statistics in Ireland – Karen Kiernan Phone Interview

Wednesday 2-March | Today FM

Department of Social Welfare Payment Delays – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Monday 18-Jan | RTÉ Radio 1

Grandparents and visitation rights – One Family GE Manifesto – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

2015

Televison

Wednesday 18-Feb | UTV Ireland

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin on Kildare Street

Thursday 19-Feb | RTÉ One

Oireachtas Debate – One-Parent Family Payment reform – Committee Presentation highlights

Wednesday 6-May | UTV Ireland, News at 6.30pm

Emer McArdle – Parent affected by One-Parent Family Payment reform

Thursday 25-June | UTV Ireland, Live at 10pm

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Karen Kiernan Live Interview

Wednesday 1-July | TG4 Nuacht 5pm

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Interview with Karen Kiernan

Monday 17-Aug | RTÉ One Six One News

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Video Piece with Karen Kiernan and Michelle McFarland

Monday 17-Aug | RTÉ One 9 O’Clock News

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Video Piece with Karen Kiernan and Michelle McFarland

Print

Thursday 12-Feb | Irish Examiner

Victoria White – Joan Burton’s treacherous attack on lone parents is Thatcheresque – One Family – askonefamily. Read article here.

Friday 27-Feb | Irish Examiner

Dan Buckley – Divorce – State has third lowest divorce rate globally despite fears. Comments by Karen Kiernan, read here

Friday 27-Feb | Irish Examiner

Shaun Connolly – Anger after Kenny says he’s worth €3,500-a-week. Stuart Duffin quoted, read here

Saturday 7-March | The Irish Independent

Kim Bielenberg – Modern Family: Changing Family Fortunes. Quotes by Karen Kiernan, read here

Tuesday 31-March | The Irish Times

Kitty Holland – Warning on distress over looming change to lone parent payment. Quotes by Karen Kiernan, read here

Tuesday 5-May | Irish Examiner

Noel Baker – Warning as cut to lone-parent payment could push many to poverty. Quotes by Karen Kiernan, read here

Tuesday 12-May | The Irish Independent

Family Day Festival 

Sunday 21-June | Sunday Business Post

One-Parent Family Payment reform, quotes by Stuart Duffin

Wednesday 24-June | Clare Courier

One-Parent Family Payment reform, quotes by Stuart Duffin and Karen Kiernan

Wednesday 1-July | The Irish Times

One-Parent Family Payment reform, Karen Kiernan, letter to editor

Wednesday 22-July | Irish Examiner

Noel Baker – Lack of Child Access Facilities Lead to Abuse. One Family mentioned. Read article here

Monday 17-Aug |  Irish Examiner

Number of One-Parent in Poverty Rising ‘Due to Government Policies’. Read article here

Online

Wednesday 18-Feb | RTÉ News Online

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Committee Presentation

Thursday 19-Feb | The Journal

Karen Kiernan opinion piece

Thursday 25-June | The Journal

Article by Karen Kiernan on One-Parent Family Payment reform. Read article here

Thursday 25-June | RTÉ News Online

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin quoted

Wednesday 1-July | www.irishtimes.com

One-Parent Family Payment reform, video with commentary from Karen Kiernan

Monday 17-Aug | www.sinnfein.ie/newsroom

Cuts to lone parents causing huge levels of stress. Article in response to One Family Press Release

Monday 17-Aug | www.breakingnews.ie

Numbers of One-Parent Familes in Poverty Rising Due to Government Policies. Read article here

Tuesday 13-Oct | www.rte.ie

Parents Hoping for Family Friendly Budget. Stuart Duffin quoted, read article here

Wednesday 14-Oct | www.rte.ie

The Family is the Winner, or is it? Budget 2016. Stuart Duffin quoted, read article here

Friday 4-Dec | www.rollercoaster.ie

Parent Self-Care – Geraldine Kelly Article, read it here

Friday 4-Dec | www.rollercoaster.ie

Shared Parenting at Christmas – Geraldine Kelly Article

Friday 4-Dec | www.rollercoaster.ie

Make Christmas Stress-Free – Geraldine Kelly Article

Tuesday 15-Dec | Rollercoaster Ezine

Make Christmas Stress-Free – Geraldine Kelly Article

Radio

Thursday 22-Jan | CRC FM

Survey on Income and Living – Poverty – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Thursday 29-Jan | Near FM

Jobseeker Benefit – Poverty – One-Parent Family Payment – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Thursday 29-Jan | Northern Sound

Family Leave Bill – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Friday 30-Jan | Pheonix FM

Survey on Income and Living – Poverty – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Thursday 5-Feb | RTÉ Radio 1 Morning Ireland

Childcare barriers – Policy Panel Members, Ruth Cullen and Paulina Abzieher interviewed

Thursday 12-Feb | WLR FM

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Thursday 12-Feb | Today FM The Last Word

CFRB – Karen Kiernan Live in-studio

Tuesday 17-Feb | RTÉ Radio 1 Drivetime

CFRB – Karen Kiernan Live in-studio

Wednesday  18-Feb | RTÉ Radio 1 Morning Ireland

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Ruth Cullen and Paulina Abzieher discuss changes for lone parents

Wednesday 18-Feb | RTÉ Radio 1 Today with Sean O’Rourke

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Thursday 19-Feb | LM FM

One-Parent Family Payment reform – The Michael Reade Show – Live Phone Debate with Stuart Duffin and Joanna Tuffy

Thursday 19-Feb | Clare FM

CFRB – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Thursday 19-Feb | Highland Radio Donegal

One Parent Family Payment reform – Live phone Interview with Stuart Duffin and Andrea Galgey

Tuesday 24-Feb | Newstalk The Breakfast Show

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin and Andrea Galgey pre-recorded interview

Monday 2-March | Shannonside FM

Divorce – Karen Kiernan interview

Monday 2-March | CRC FM

Divorce – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Saturday 7-March | Near FM

Divorce – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Tuesday 10-March | Dundalk FM

Divorce – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Tuesday 24-March | Dublin South FM

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin interview

Tuesday 21-April | Tipp FM

Marriage Equality Referendum – Positive Outcomes for Parents and Children – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Wednesday 22-April | CRC FM

Marriage Equality – Explore No Campaign’s Arguments – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Wednesday 6-May | Today FM The Last Word

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin Live in-studio

Wednesday 6-May | KFM

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Karen Kiernan interview

Wednesday 6-May | C103

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin interview

Wednesday 6-May |  RTÉ Radio 1

Water Charges – Stuart Duffin interview

Thursday 14-May | Dublin South FM

Family Day – Social Welfare Reforms – Karen Kiernan interview

Tuesday 2-June | KFM

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Increase in Helpline Calls – Karen Kiernan interview

Wednesday 10-June | Clare FM

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Thursday 25-June | RTÉ Radio 1

Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Thursday 25-June | CRC FM

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Thursday 25-June | Northern Sound

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Thursday 25-June | Today FM The Last Word

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Thursday 25-June | RTÉ Radio 1

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Karen Kiernan Live In-Studio Interview

Friday 26-June | KFM Radio

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Friday 26-June | Louth FM

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Thursday 2-July | Newstalk The Pat Kenny Show

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Live Phone Interview with Karen Kiernan and Emer McArdle

Thursday 2-July | Ocean FM

One-Parent Family Payment reform – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Monday 17-Aug | KFM

News: Government Choices Pushing Single Parent Families into Poverty. One Family Press Release

Tuesday 18-Aug | KFM

One Family Annual Review and One-Parent Family Payment reform. Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Tuesday 18-Aug | LMFM The Michael Reade Show

Government Policies Failing One-Parent Families – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Wednesday 19-Aug | CRM

Government Policies Failing One-Parent Families – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Tuesday 13-Oct | South East Radio

Pre and post-budget discussion with Karen Kiernan

Thursday 5-Nov | Connemara Radio

Stuart Duffin – General Discussion of Issues

Thursday 10-Dec | Clare FM

TASC report on wealth inequality – Karen Kiernan

Friday 11-Dec | LMFM The Michael Reade Show

TASC report on wealth inequality – Karen Kiernan

Tuesday 15-Dec | Tipp FM

TASC report on wealth inequality – Karen Kiernan

2014

Televison

Thursday 03-Jul | RTÉ 1 News

One-Parent Family Payment changes – CEO Karen Kiernan interview – not broadcast due to Garth Brooks breaking news

Saturday 11-Jan | RTÉ 1 – Hands On

Segment on crisis pregnancy Karen Kiernan interview in Cherish House – Watch here

 

Print

Wednesday 20-Aug | The Irish Times

Counsellors – Abortion with CEO Karen Kiernan Quotes. Read it here.

Friday 8-Aug | Irish Independent

Explaining Separation to a Child with CEO Karen Kiernan Quotes

Tuesday 22-July | Local News South

Parenting Column – Paula Lonegran – Sun Safety

Tuesday 22-July | Local News West

Parenting Column – Paula Lonegran – Sun Safety

Tuesday 22-July | Local News North

Parenting Column – Paula Lonegran – Sun Safety

Sunday 20-July | Irish Examiner

Pregnancy Over 40 – Feature with Sherie DeBurgh interview. Read it here.

Friday 11-July | The Irish Times

OFP Changes feature with Director of  Policy and Programmes Stuart Duffin quotes

Thursday 10-Jul | Local News North

Parenting Column – Paula Lonergan – Managing Summer Holidays

Thursday 10-Jul | Local News South

Parenting Column – Paula Lonergan – Managing Summer Holidays

Thursday 10-Jul | Local News West

Parenting Column – Paula Lonergan – Managing Summer Holidays

Friday 04-Jul | Irish Examiner

One-Parent Family Payment changes – Feature with Director of Policy Stuart Duffin and CEO Karen Kiernan quotes – Read here

Thursday 03-Jul | The Irish Times

One-Parent Family Payment changes – Feature with CEO Karen Kiernan quotes – Read here

Thursday 03-Jul | Metro Herald

One-Parent Family Payment changes – Article with quotes from Director of Policy Stuart Duffin

Saturday 28-Jun | The Irish Times

Change sought in adoption law anomaly – Feature with CEO Karen Kiernan quotes – Read here

Friday 27-Jun | The Irish Times

Ireland is not a welcoming place for single parents – Kitty Holland article with One Family reference –Read here

Sunday 22-Jun | Sunday Independent

We can’t purge our soiled legacy but we can acknowledge the good – Mary Leland features with references to Cherish, Maura O’Dea Richards and One Family

Sunday 13-Jun | Evening Echo

Tell children what’s going on –  Article about separation with advice from One Family

Thursday 12-Jun | Northern Standard

More Children Live in Poverty Because of Lack of Quality Childcare to Enable Lone Parents to Work – Childcare article with quotes from One Family’s press release

Tuesday 10-Jun | Maternity & Infant

Separation feature including Geraldine Kelly interview and askonefamily details

Friday 29-May | Primary Times

Family Day paragraph in Days Out

Wednesday 28-May | Northside People East

Family Day photos and paragraph

Thursday 22-May | Local News – North

Parenting column – Social Engagement as a Parent by Paula Lonergan

Sunday 18-May | Sunday Business Post

Fun for all the Families – Family Day preview

Saturday 17-May | The Irish Times

Free Family Fun – Family Day preview

Friday 16-May | The Irish Times

A Day for all the Families – Family Day feature – Read here

Friday 16-May | The Irish Times

Take Five – Family Day highlight and picture

Saturday 17-May | Local News – North

Modern Family Festival – Family Day feature

Saturday 17-May | Metro

Family Day – Dublin Weekend preview

Saturday 17-May | Maternity & Infant

Family Day feature – Read here

Friday 16-May | Local News – West

Modern Family Festival – Family Day feature

Monday 12-May | City Wide News – North East Dublin

Family Day preview

Monday 12-May | City Wide News – West Dublin

Family Day preview

Monday 12-May | City Wide News – North County Dublin

Family Day preview

Thursday 08-May | News Four

Family Day feature with images

Thursday 24-Apr | Local News – South

Parenting column – When your Teenager Deserts you by Paula Lonergan

Thursday 24-Apr | Evening Echo

Family Day preview with contact details

Friday 11-Apr | Maternity & Infant

Supports for Parents – One Family paragraph and askonefamily details – Read here

Thursday 10-Apr | Local News – North

Parenting column – When your Teenager Deserts you by Paula Lonergan

Thursday 10-Apr | Irish Independent

Surrogate children and Child Contact Centres – Child Contact Centres mentioned

Tuesday 08-Apr | Irish Daily Star

Crippling Kids’ Costs – Moira Hannon column and One Family reference

Saturday 29-Mar | Irish Examiner

Courts lack system to assess risk to children – Child Contact Centres feature – Read here

Tuesday 25-Mar | The Irish Times

Where is the child in family law? – includes comments about Child Contact Centres launch – Read here

Thursday 20-Mar | Westmeath Examiner

OECD pending report – from One Family press release with quote from CEO Karen Kiernan

Thursday 20-Mar | Local News – North

Parenting column – Quiet Time by Paula Lonergan

Thursday 13-Mar | Local News – South

Parenting column –  Quiet Time by Paula Lonergan

Wednesday 12-Mar | The Irish Times

Cherish the Empowerment of Women – feature praising Cherish/One Family and its achievements – Read here

Tuesday 11-Mar | Irish Examiner

10% of Parents Owing Maintenance are Untraceable – includes Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview

Monday 10-Mar | Mums & Tots Magazine

Solo-Parenting Article with One Family site listing

Monday 03-Mar | Irish Examiner

10% of Parents Owing Maintenance are Untraceable – includes Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview – Read here

Thursday 27-Feb | Local News – North

Parenting column – Healthy Eating at Home by Paula Lonergan

Thursday 20-Feb | Local News – South

Parenting column – Healthy Eating at Home by Paula Lonergan

Thursday 08-Feb | Liffey Champion

Children and Family Relationships Bill is a good first step – feature from One Family press release

Saturday 01-Feb | Leitrim Observer

Manorhamiliton Notes – One Family information including askonefamily

Friday 31-Jan | The Irish Times

Same sex partners to be allowed to adopt Children and Family Relationships Bill – includes paragraph on One Family reponse – Read here

Thursday 30-Jan | Local News – North

Parenting column – Family Resources by Paula Lonergan

Thursday 23-Jan | Local News – South

Parenting column – Family Resources by Paula Lonergan

Monday 13-Jan | City Wide News – North East Dublin

1 in 4 Irish Families are Single Parent Families – Growing up in a One-Parent Family report launch

Monday 13-Jan | City Wide News – West Dublin

1 in 4 Irish Families are Single Parent Families – Growing up in a One-Parent Family report launch

Monday 13-Jan | City Wide News – North County Dublin

1 in 4 Irish Families are Single Parent Families – Growing up in a One-Parent Family report launch

Monday 13-Jan | City Wide News – Meath Xtra

1 in 4 Irish Families are Single Parent Families – Growing up in a One-Parent Family report launch

Wednesday 01-Jan | Waterford Today

New Report Proves Marriage Not Responsible for Children’s Well-being – One Family response – Growing up in a One-Parent Family report – Read here

Online

Friday 04-Apr | Primary Times

Family Day preview in Days Out

Thursday 13-Mar | Primary Times

Family Day – Days Out listing and site address

Saturday 18-Jan | Thejournal.ie

Shared parenting “penalised” as single parents receive 2014 tax credit certs Tax Credit – One Family response – Read here

Radio

Wednesday 20-Aug | Today FM

The Last Word with Matt Cooper – Counsellors – Abortion – Karen Kiernan Live Phone Interview

Thursday 14-Aug | SPIN FM

Diversity of Families Today – Stuart Duffin Live Phone Interview

Thursday 24-July | Spin Southwest

Lone Parent Listener Question Response – Karen Kiernan Live Interview

Tuesday 22-July | Connemara Radio 

Compulsory Birth Cert Registration – Live Phone Interview with Director of Policy Stuart Duffin

Wednesday 09-Jul | Near FM

One-Parent Family Payment changes – John Healy live phone interview with Director of Policy Stuart Duffin

Tuesday 08-Jul | Connemara Radio

One-Parent Family Payment changes – Community Matters evening show live phone interview with Director of Policy Stuart Duffin

Friday 04-Jul | Southeast Radio

One-Parent Family Payment changes – CEO Karen Kiernan live phone interview

Friday 04-Jul | C103

One-Parent Family Payment changes – CEO Karen Kiernan live phone interview

Friday 04-Jul | LMFM

One-Parent Family Payment changes – CEO Karen Kiernan live phone interview

Thursday 03-Jul | Midlands Radio

One-Parent Family Payment changes – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin live phone interview

Thursday 03-Jul | Dublin South FM

One-Parent Family Payment changes – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin live phone interview

Thursday 03-Jul | Tipperary Midwest

One-Parent Family Payment changes – CEO Karen Kiernan live phone interview

Thursday 03-Jul | Today FM – News on the hour

One-Parent Family Payment changes – CEO Karen Kiernan pre-recorded phone interview – Listen here

Thursday 03-Jul | Today FM – The Last Word

One-Parent Family Payment changes – CEO Karen Kiernan interview – live in studio

Thursday 03-Jul | RTÉ Radio 1 – Morning Ireland

One-Parent Family Payment changes – CEO Karen Kiernan live in studio – Listen here

Wednesday 11-Jun | Newstalk – Lunchtime

ESRI Work Incentives Report – Rent Supplements & High Cost of Childcare –  Director of Policy Stuart Duffin comments on the poverty trap, make work pay, rent allowance, supplements and childcare – Listen here

Wednesday 04-Jun | LMFM

Childcare and European Commission Report Childcare costs – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin live phone interview

Friday 16-May | RTÉ 1 Morning Edition

Family Day interview with CEO Karen Kiernan and Cathryn Alexander, plus AFM video played

Thursday 15-May | Local News – South

Modern Family Festival – Family Day feature

Thursday 15-May | Near FM

John Healy Show – Karen Kiernan live phone interview

Wednesday 14-May | Dublin South FM

Family Day – The Hen House preview

Tuesday 13-May | Dublin City FM

Family Day – series of plugs along with traffic reports twice daily

Tuesday 13-May | Dublin City FM

Family Day interview on afternoon show

Tuesday 13-May | Dublin South FM

Family Day interview on afternoon show

Saturday 10-May | Today FM

Family Day – CEO Karen Kiernan live phone interview with Alison Cutis

Saturday 10-May | Near FM

Family Day interview on morning show

Monday 21-Apr | Today FM – Ray D’Arcy

One-parent family documentary and interview with Evelyn Forde, Rob Forde, Bonnie Brady – Listen here

Thursday 02-Apr | RTÉ Radio 1 – Sean O’Rourke Show

Childcare costs and tax relief – CEO Karen Kiernan live in studio with economist Cormac Lucey

Thursday 27-Mar | Today FM – The Last Word

Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview live in studio

Wednesday 26-Mar | Near FM

OECD pending report and 10 Solutions for Smarter Futures – CEO Karen Kiernan live phone interview on John Healy Show

Wednesday 19-Mar | LMFM

OECD pending report – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin live phone interview

Wednesday 19-Mar | Northern Sounds

Separated parents/Family law court in response to Irish Independent articles – Roisin O’Shea research

Wednesday 19-Mar | Flirt FM Galway

Childcare – OECD pending report – CEO Karen Kiernan pre-recorded phone interview

Friday 08-Mar | WLRFM Waterford

Separated parents and Family law court –  CEO Karen Kiernan pre-recorded phone interview

Friday 08-Mar | RTÉ 1 – Morning Edition

International Women’s Day – Anthony Murnane interview – CEO Karen Kiernan live in studio on panel with Nusha Yonkova, Immigrant Council of Ireland and Tessa Collins, Pavee Point

Tuesday 04-Mar | Kildare FM

Irish Examiner article response – CEO Karen Kiernan live phone interview

Monday 03-Feb | RTÉ Radio 1 – Drivetime

Children and Family Relationships Bill – CEO Karen Kiernan response and live phone interview

Thursday 30-Jan | Dublin City FM

Children and Family Relationships Bill – CEO Karen Kiernan comments and pre-recorded phone interview

2013

Sunday 29-Dec | Today FM

One hour documentary about One Family featuring interviews with our founders, first President Mary Robinson, past and current staff and more, Cherish All The Children Listen here

Monday 23-Dec | Irish Examiner

CEO Karen Kiernan comments on University of Limerick research regarding unmarried parents and child well-being – Read here

Monday 16-Dec | Life Times Dublin

Director of Policy Stuart Duffin comments on the Supporting Working Families report

Wednesday 11-Dec | Irish Times

Keeping my baby: the single-parent choice – Interview with our founders Evelyn Forde and Annette Hunter-Evans, with comments from founder Maura O’Dea and CEO Karen Kiernan

Thursday 05-Dec | Irish Independent – Mothers & Babies

Tips for parents sharing parenting at Christmas with advice from askonefamily Information Manager Sarah Devilly

Wednesday 27-Nov | TheJournal.ie

We can achieve equality for all families in just three steps by CEO Karen Kiernan – Read here

Thursday 21-Nov | Irish Times

Modern Family – How different families celebrate Christmas – Read here

Saturday 26-Oct | Limerick Post

Director of Policy Stuart Duffin comments on Single Person Child Carer Tax Credit changes in Budget – Read here

Friday  25-Oct | TheJournal.ie

One Family analysis Single Person Child Carer Tax Credit changes in Budget – Read here

Tuesday 15-Oct | TheJournal.ie

CEO Karen Kiernan budget response, including Single Person Child Carer Tax Credit video interview – Watch here

Wednesday 23-Oct | Irish Times

Change to budget measure for single parents studied – Read here

Thursday 17-Oct | RTÉ Radio 1 – Drivetime

CEO Karen Kiernan budget reaction – Listen here

Wednesday 16-Oct | Irish Examiner

Budget Special Supplement – CEO Karen Kiernan and Director of Policy Stuart Duffin reaction – Read here

Wednesday 16-Oct | Irish Independent

Maternity benefit rate cut – CEO Karen Kiernan reaction – Read here

Tuesday, 15-Oct | RTÉ 1

Budget reaction – live interview with CEO Karen Kiernan

Tuesday 15-Oct | UTV Radio

Budget reaction – CEO Karen Kiernan interview

Tuesday 15-Oct | Irish Independent

Lone Parent Budgets: Lone parent reaction – Maria Dollard

Tuesday 15-Oct | RTÉ Radio 1 – Drivetime

Lone Parent Budgets:  Lone parent fears with shopping – Louise Bayliss – Listen here

Tuesday 15-Oct | RTÉ 1 – Six One News

CEO Karen Kiernan’s budget reaction – interview

Tuesday 15-Oct | RTÉ 1 – 9 O’Clock News

CEO Karen Kiernan’s budget reaction – interview

Tuesday  15-Oct | TheJournal.ie

CEO Karen Kiernan’s budget reaction – live video interview- Watch here

Tuesday 15-Oct | East Coast Radio

CEO Karen Kiernan’s budget reaction – live phone interview

Tuesday 15-Oct | Today FM

CEO Karen Kiernan’s budget reaction – live interview

Thursday 26-Sep | Local News South

Parenting column – A Good Time to Make Changes by Paula Lonergan

Thursday 26-Sep | Local News West

Parenting column – A Good Time to Make Changes by Paula Lonergan

Saturday 07-Sep | RTÉ Radio 1

Family breakdown – CEO Karen Kiernan interview with David Quinn- Listen here

Friday 06-Sep | RTE Radio 1 – Drivetime

Family breakdown – CEO Karen Kiernan interview with David Quinn

Thursday 05-Sep |  Irish Independent

Chidren raised outside marriage – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin comments- Read here

Friday 16-Aug | Local News South

Parenting column – Explaining an Absent Parent Part II by Paula Lonergan

Friday 16-Aug | Local News West

Parenting column – Explaining an Absent Parent Part II  by Paula Lonergan

Wednesday 07-Aug | Irish Examiner

Austerity feature with comments from Directory of Policy Stuart Duffin – Read here

Tuesday 06-Aug | Irish Times

Family Day – Artists who are mothers – Read here

Thursday 31-Jul | Near FM

10 Solutions for Smarter Futures –  Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview – Listen here

Friday 26-Jul | Sunshine Radio

Discrimation against young lone mothers – CEO Karen Kiernan interview with Lynsey Dolan

Wednesday 24-Jul | Connemara Local Radio

10 Solutions for Smarter Futures –  Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview

Monday 22-Jul | Mid West Radio

10 Solutions for Smarter Futures/Jobseekers’ Transition – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview

Monday 22-Jul | RTÉ Radio 1 – Drivetime

Growing up in Ireland – Mothers returning to work – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview – Listen here

Thursday 18-Jul | Local News

Parenting column – Explaining an Absent Parent Part I by Paula Lonergan

Monday 15-Jul | Ocean FM

Jobseekers’ Transition – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview (pre-recorded Friday 12 Jul)

Monday 15-Jul | WLFR Morning Show

Jobseekers’ Transition –  Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview

Friday 12-Jul | Leitrim Observer

Support Groups and Services Listing

Friday 12-Jul | C103 Cork

Jobseekers’ Transition – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview

Friday 12-Jul | Radio Nova Dublin

Jobseekers’ Transition – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview

Thursday 11-Jul | The Irish Times

Lone parents face income cuts as new welfare changes come into force – Feature with Director of Policy Stuart Duffin comments – Read here

Tuesday 02-Jul | Health Matters

Abortion Services – Listing

Monday 01-Jul | LMFM

Annual Review – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview

Monday 01-Jul | Near FM

Annual Review – CEO Karen Kiernan interview

Saturday 29-Jun | The Irish Times

Annual Review/Abortion – CEO Karen Kiernan interview – Read here

Saturday 29-Jun | Irish Examiner

Annual Review – CEO Karen Kiernan comments

Friday 28-Jun | Newstalk FM

Annual Review – CEO Karen Kiernan news piece

Friday 28-Jun | 98 FM

Annual Review – CEO Karen Kiernan news piece (UTV)

Friday  28-Jun | Sunshine Radio

CEO Karen Kiernan news piece (UTV)

Friday 28-Jun | FM 104

CEO Karen Kiernan news piece (UTV)

Thursday 27-Jun | Local News

Parenting column – Feeding Fussy Eaters by Paula Lonergan

Thursday 27-Jun | 98 FM

CEO Karen Kiernan news piece (UTV)

Thursday 27-Jun | Sunshine Radio

CEO Karen Kiernan news piece (UTV)

Thursday 27-Jun | FM 104

CEO Karen Kiernan news piece (UTV)

Friday 21-Jun | Irish Catholic

Supports for parents having unplanned babies – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin comments – Read here

Thursday 20-Jun | Irish Examiner

Children ‘weapons of war in spousal disputes’ – CEO Karen Kiernan comments – Read here

Wednesday 19-Jun | Evening Herald

Cost of Childcare – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin comments

Saturday 15-Jun | Irish Times

First Encounters – CEO Karen Kiernan and Carmel Winters – Read here

Tuesday 04-Jun | Irish Daily Mail

The Creche Money Pit – Feature with CEO Karen Kiernan comments – Read here

Thursday 30-May | Irish Examiner

Children get lost in turmoil of family breakdown (Child contact centre) – interview with Fergus Finlay with One Family mention – Read here

Monday 27-May | RTÉ 1

The Family Project  (Animo) Documentary with lone parent Kieran from Cork meeting One Family Parent Mentor Carol Byrne. Includes One Family title for CB plus, voiceover with OF, plus titles at end. Featured Mary O’Rourke as mentor re education – See here

Wednesday 22-May | Today FM

CEO Karen Kiernan news piece

Monday 20-May | Metro Herald

Family Day – Front Cover Photo – See here

Monday 20-May | Evening Herald

Family Day – Page 5 Photo

Monday 20-May | Irish Daily Mail

Family Day – Page 6 Photo

Sunday 19-May | Sunday Independent

Family Day – News in brief listing

Sunday 19-May | Newstalk FM

Family Day – Interview with Director of Communications Shirley Chance every half hour from 7am to 3pm

Saturday 18-May | The Irish Times

Family Day – Feature Interview with Paula Lonergan and picture – Read here

Saturday 18-May | Today FM

Family Day – Alison Curtis Show interview with CEO Karen Kiernan

Friday 17-May | Metro Herald

Family Day – Signaller with CEO Karen Kiernan photo – Read here

Friday 17-May | RTÉ 1

Family Day/Constitution – Morning Edition with Keelin Shanley – CEO Karen Kiernan interview in studio

Friday 17-May | RTÉ TG4

Family Day “Imeachtaí” as part of TG4’s main evening news

Friday 17-May | The Irish Times

Family Day/Constitution – Opinion piece by CEO Karen Kiernan – Read here

Friday 17-May | Newstalk FM

Family Day on the Tom Dunne Show – ‘Free Friday’ highlight – Read here

Friday 17-May | The Star

Family Day – Preview with photo

Thursday 16-May | The Irish Times

Family Day – Preview with photo

Thursday 16-May | The Irish Times

Family Day – ‘What’s On’ listing

Thursday 16-May | Local News

Parenting column – Trust by Paula Lonergan

Thursday 16-May | thejournal.ie

Family Day – Home Page Signaller – Photo

Thursday 16-May | Dundrum Gazette

Family Day – Preview article with photo – Read here

Wednesday 15-May | Northside People

Family Day – Preview article

Wednesday 15-May | Wicklow People West Edition

Family Day – Brief preview

Wednesday 15-May | Wicklow People

Family Day – Brief preview

Wednesday 15-May | Wicklow People Arklow Edition

Family Day – Brief preview

Wednesday 15-May | Bray People

Family Day – Brief preview

Tuesday 14-May | Clare FM

Family Day – Interview with CEO Karen Kiernan

Tuesday 14-May | Newstalk FM

Family Day – CEO Karen Kiernan soundbite

Tuesday 14-May | Dublin City FM

Family Day – CEO Karen Kiernan interview on Good Morning Dublin

Sunday 12-May | Sunday Business Post

Family Day – Preview article with photo

Sunday 12-May | Today FM

Family Day – In studio interview with CEO Karen Kiernan

Wednesday 08-May | RTÉ RnaG

Family Day – Ronan Beo Show – Interview with Phoebe Cotter – Listen here

Wednesday 08-May | Wicklow People – Arklow Edition

Family Day – Preview article

Wednesday 08-May | Wicklow People

Family Day – Preview article

Wednesday 08-May | Wicklow People – West Edition

Family Day – Preview article

Wednesday 08-May | Bray People

Family Day – Preview article

Tuesday 07-May | The Star

Grandparents Bill – Sarah Devilly comments

Monday 06-May | Woman’s Way

Family Day – Preview listing and photo

Monday 06-May | Today FM

Family Day – 30 second promotion recorded by Anton Savage

Friday 03-May | Munster Express

Family Day – Preview article

Wednesday 01-May | Southside People

Dulux – Let’s Colour Project mentioned

Wednesday 01-May | Easy Parenting Magazine

Family Day – Family Day preview

Wednesday 01-May | Tuam Herald

Changing Generations study – CEO Karen Kiernan referenced

Wednesday 01-May | Near FM

Family Day and Cost of Childcare – John Healy interview with CEO Karen Kiernan

Saturday 27-Apr |  Evening Echo Cork

Family Day – Preview article

Friday 26-Apr | Highland Radio Donegal

Family Day – Interview with Director of Policy Stuart Duffin

Friday 26-Apr | Mullingar Advertiser

Family Day – Preview article

Friday 26-Apr | Athlone Advertiser

Family Day – Preview article

Thursday 25-Apr | Local News

Parenting column – Shopping with a toddler by Paula Lonergan

Thursday 25-Apr | Irish Independent

After-school Care Scheme – One Family referenced – Read here

Thursday 25-Apr | Red FM Cork

Family Day – Victor Barry Show interview with Director of Communications Shirley Chance

Monday 22-Apr | City Wide News

Dulux – Let’s Colour Project mentioned

Saturday 20-Apr | Nenagh Guardian

Dulux – Let’s Colour Project mentioned

Friday 19-Apr | Galway City Tribune

Changing Generations study – CEO Karen Kiernan reference

Thursday 18-Apr | Cork Independent

Dulux – Let’s Colour Project mentioned

Friday  12-Apr | Galway Bay FM

Communion Grant – CEO Karen Kiernan interview

Friday 12-Apr | Irish Independent

Burton tells parents to shop around if the can’t afford 300 for a Communion dress – story with comments from CEO Karen Kiernan – Read here

Friday  12-Apr | Irish News

Communion Grant – Feature including comments from CEO Karen Kiernan – Read here

Friday 12-Apr | thejournal.ie

Communion Grant – Feature including comments from CEO Karen Kiernan

Thursday 11-Apr | RTÉ Radio 1

Communion Grant – CEO Karen Kiernan interview

Thursday 11-Apr | RTÉ 1

Communion Grant – CEO Karen Kiernan Interview

Thursday 11-Apr | RTÉ 1

Communion Grant – CEO Karen Kiernan Interview

Thursday 11-Apr | TV3

Communion Grant – CEO Karen Kiernan Interview

Thursday 11-Apr | thejournal.ie300

Communion Grant – Feature including comments from CEO Karen Kiernan – Read here

Wednesday  10-Apr | Forum (GPs Magazine)

Crisis Pregnancy – One Family referenced – Read here

Thursday 09-Apr | Roscommon Herald

Dulux – Let’s Colour Project mentioned

Thursday 04-Apr | Local News

Parenting column – Bedtime by Paula Lonergan

Friday  21-Mar | Local News

Parenting column – Seeking attention by Paula Lonergan

Tuesday 12-Mar | KFM

CCS/Child Abduction – CEO Karen Kiernan interview

Thursday 07-Mar | becauseiamagirl.ie

CEO Karen Kiernan writes as a guest blogger – Read here

Friday  28-Feb | Local News

Parenting column – Making 20 minutes by Paula Lonergan

Thursday 21-Feb | CRC FM (Castlebar)

Social Justice – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview

Wednesday 20-Feb | Near FM

Social Justice and Family Day – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview

Wednesday 20-Feb | Spin South West FM – Limerick

Social Justice – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview

Tuesday 19-Feb | The Irish Times

Learning to live with ourselves – Part of ‘Singlehood’ feature series ‘The Single Files’. Includes quote from Director of Policy Stuart Duffin on rent supplements paid to private landlords and availibility of quality housing to lone parents – Read here

Wednesday 13-Feb | Dublin City FM

One Family Documentary by Pearlmanmedia as part of 6-part Faith, Hope & Charity series, featuring interviews with CEO Karen Kiernan, Director of Policy Stuart Duffin, Sarah Devilly and Bonnie.

Thursday 07-Feb | Phoenix FM

UCD 9-year-olds research – CEO Karen Kiernan interview

Friday  07-Feb | Local News

Parenting column – Managing Your Behaviour by Paula Lonergan

Monday 04-Feb | Dublin City FM

Parenting courses – Director of Policy Stuart Duffin

Thursday 31-Jan | Local News

Parenting column – Parenting by Paula Lonergan

Tuesday 29-Jan | Clare People

Director of Policy Stuart Duffin interview

Thursday 24-Jan | Near FM

UCD 9-year-olds research – CEO Karen Kiernan live phone interview

Tuesday 22-Jan | RTÉ 2FM

‘Shared parenting after separation’ – Ryan Tubridy Show – Geraldine Kelly interview in studio

Friday 18-Jan | Near FM

UCD Research – Northside Today – CEO Karen Kiernan interview

Thursday 17-Jan | Evening Herlad

Step-parents – Interview and photos with Geraldine Kelly – Read here

Tuesday 15-Jan | CRC FM – Castlebar

Lone parents – CEO Karen Kiernan interview

January 01-Jan | Irish Tatler

Women in Business in Ireland special – CEO Karen Kiernan listed in 1,000 Irish women in business