CSO 2011: Living Arrangements in Ireland Facts & Figures

CSO 2011: Living Arrangements in Ireland Facts & Figures

The CSO has released more information from Census 2011 showing some interesting statistics in its report. Some facts and figures about unmarried families: 35%   The increase in the number of cohabiting couples all of whose children are under the age of 15 years between 2006 (36.611) and 2011 (49.905).   1.74 The average number … Read more

Children’s Rights Referendum

Treoir completely supports the forthcoming referendum on children’s rights. If passed, for the first time there will be a clear statement of children’s rights in the Irish Constitution. Download Press Release

Yes for Children

Treoir called today for a yes vote in the forthcoming Children’s Referendum. Arc Adoption, Childminding Ireland, Inclusion Ireland and the Irish Youth Federation also supported the yes vote at the press conference hosted by Senator Jillian van Turnhout. www.yesforchildren.ie/getinformed/

CSO Vital Statistics Fourth Quarter and Yearly Summary

According to the CSO Vital Statistics 2011 report of the 74,650 births in Ireland in 2011 25,190 were to unmarried parents,  34% of all births. Over half of the births to unmarried parents were to parents at the same address. Also it is worth noting that there is a significant drop in the number of … Read more

Unmarried Parents: Numbers on the Rise

Thirty-six percent of all births were outside marriage in the first quarter of 2012, according to the latest figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) today. This represents a significant increase in the number of births occurring outside marriage rising from 34% in 2011. In addition, the percentage of births to unmarried parents living … Read more

Treoir’s Annual General Meeting

Treoir was delighted with the turnout and the lively discussion from the audience following information presentations made by David Langwallner (Barrister and Dean of Law, Griffith College) and Margaret Martin (Director, Women’s Aid). The topics discussed were The Law Reform Commission’s proposals to provide for automatic joint parental responsibility (guardianship) of both the mother and … Read more

August 2012

Father’s name on Birth Certificate
CSO Vital Statistics for 2011
Public Services Card (PSC)
Cuts to CE Schemes Partially Reversed
Childminding Ireland
Irish Contraception and Crisis Pregnancy Study
Abortion Statistics 2011
Shaping Ireland’s Future – Securing Economic Development, Social Equity and Sustainability
Understanding Childhood Deprivation in Ireland
Mediation / Appropriate Dispute Resolution
Mediation and Children
Government approves in principle a future Referendum on article 34 of the Constitution
Children’s Law Centre to be Set Up
Report on Child Protection
Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012
Child Relocation – UK
Shift in focus for Family Resource Centres
A Series of Masterclasses – Supporting an unplanned pregnancy
BA in Community and Family Studies – 50% concession on fees for Social Welfare recipients
Housing Matters

Treoir’s Submission on the Children First Bill

Treoir’s interest in the Children First Bill 2012 is specifically in relation to consensual, underage sexual activity between teenagers.  The difficulty with underage sexual activity between two consenting teenagers is that while it is a criminal offence under the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006 “it might not be regarded as constituting ‘child sexual abuse’. … Read more