One Family announces an innovative merger with Gingerbread Ireland


Karen Kiernan, Director, One Family, Dr. Maureen Gaffney, Chair, National Economic and Social Forum and John O’Reilly, Board, Gingerbread Ireland.

Speaking at the event to celebrate the merger today at Dublin Castle the Chair of the National Economic and Social Forum, Dr. Maureen Gaffney, said ‘At a time when economic difficulties are causing such strain for Not For Profit organisations supporting those in our society who are most excluded it is heartening to see two respected organisations that work with the growing number of one-parent families in Ireland pool their resources in order to meet these needs more effectively. This strategic merger will enhance One Family’s ability to access support as they can now offer a more effective and expanded service for those facing increasing challenges parenting alone or in shared parenting situations.’ Read more