One Family Policy Manager Candy Murphy to speak at Press Conference Thursday 26 November


‘1 million reasons to oppose cuts to Child Benefit’

Representing all elements of family life in Ireland today and jointly opposed to any cuts or changes to Child Benefit in Budget 2010; OPEN, One Family, PACUB, the Children’s Rights Alliance and the National Women’s Council of Ireland invite you to a joint Press Conference on Thursday 26th November, 2009.


Frances Byrne, Director, OPEN
Candy Murphy, Policy & Campaigns Manager, One Family
Treasa Dovander, Founder, Protest Against Child Unfriendly Budget (PACUB)
Maria Corbett, Policy Director, Children’s Rights Alliance
Orla O’Connor, Head of Policy, National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI)

The conference will be chaired by Charlie Weston, Personal Finance Editor, Irish Independent

This unique joint appeal will strongly oppose any cuts or changes to child benefit in Budget 2010. The five groups will represent all elements of family life; children, women, parents in Ireland and will highlight the detrimental effect on all families if the Government imposes cuts or changes to this payment in the up-coming budget.

Press Conference Details
Date : Thursday, 26 November 2009
Time: 11am
Venue: Buswells Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2
RSVP and further information: Ciara O’Shea, NWCI Communications Officer, (01) 87 87 248 / 087 993 7663
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