June 2009

June 2009

Treoir Annual General Meeting A very successful Annual General Meeting of Treoir was held in our offices on Thursday 4th June. Leonie Lunny, former CEO of Citizens Information Board, was elected to the Chair of Treoir and the two new ordinary members elected are Thomas Quigley, Bessborough Centre, Cork (Accommodation and support services), and Siobhan … Read more

March 2009

Members Meeting on the Adoption Bill Dolores Moran of the Department of Health gave a briefing on the Adoption Bill 2009 for members of Treoir in March. The Bill provides for the updating of the provisions of the Adoption Acts l952-l998 and for the repeal of those Acts. It also gives force of law to … Read more

September 2008

Family Links Steps and Stages – Positive pointers for lone parents who are helping their children to understand their family This 3rd edition of Family Links was funded by the Family Support Agency and launched by its CEO Mr. Pat Bennett in October 2008. Among the issues dealt with in Family Links are the following … Read more

August 2008

The Civil Partnership Heads of Bill 2008. On the 24th June, the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Mr. Dermot Ahern T.D., announced that the Government had approved the Heads of a Civil Partnership Bill. Detailed provisions of the Bill will now be drafted by the Office of the Attorney General.

February 2008

The 3rd edition of ‘Work it Out’ was launched by Mr. Martin Cullen, T.D., Minister for Social and Family Affairs on February 28th in the National Information Centre for parents who are not married to each other (Treoir). Speaking at the launch the Minister said, “Information nitiatives such as this booklet, empowers people to consider their options and access their rights.