Review of the Childcare Act 1991

Pre-Budget Submission 2021

Treoir has made a submission to the Government ahead of Budget2021. Our submission focusing on supporting financially vulnerable families in times of crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic brought to the fore the significant challenges in terms of economic wellbeing and household security faced by unmarried parents and their children. The pandemic highlighted the importance of social … Read more Pre-Budget Submission 2021

Supporting One Parent Families During and After COVID-19

Many lone parents have faced increased difficulties since the onset of COVID19 restrictions. Loss of employment, loss of educational opportunities, increased housing difficulties, food poverty, and loss of childcare places. In supporting lone parents, Treoir has participated, along with many other organisations working with lone parent families, in the joint submission to the Special Committee … Read more Supporting One Parent Families During and After COVID-19

SUMMER eBulletin 2020

In this issue: TREOIR – National Information Service Covid-19 Information for Parents and Practitioners Treoir Outreach Services 2020 Policy Development In our community In the Spotlight NEW ‘Statutory Declaration’ Guardianship Application Form Temporary Guardianship Passports – who should sign for your child’s passport? Topical Issues Department of Children and Youth Affairs – members concerns and … Read more SUMMER eBulletin 2020

Understanding Racism in Ireland

The Irish Network Against Racism have today released an online resource package for understanding racism in Ireland in response to what has been called an unprecedented interest and  level of queries about racism in Ireland The Understanding Racism package contains a downloadable booklet called Understanding Racism (attached here), which gives a comprehensive answer in an … Read more Understanding Racism in Ireland

Court Announcements – District courts to hear access/custody and maintenance cases 

Chief Justice and Court Presidents have issued announcements regarding the gradual opening of courts over the coming months. You can read full announcements here including access to statements by Justice and Presidents of each court. Family Law Cases In terms of family law, read summary below: Summary of announcement by President of District Court – … Read more Court Announcements – District courts to hear access/custody and maintenance cases 

Breach of Access and Child Maintenance to be heard as urgent cases by District Courts

President of  the District Courts, H. Judge Colin Daly, will tomorrow  announce the resuming of Family Law cases concerning the breaching of access and child maintenance. Such cases will be heard as a matter of urgency. This comes as organisations have raised concerns about breaches of access and maintenance since the beginning of  this coronavirus … Read more Breach of Access and Child Maintenance to be heard as urgent cases by District Courts