Discrimination Based on Marital Status Disadvantages Children

Discrimination Based on Marital Status Disadvantages Children

Discrimination Based on Marital Status Disadvantages Children FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Treoir, the National Information Service for Unmarried Parents, welcomes Johnny O’Meara’s case in the High Court on July 5th and 6th. Johnny O’Meara has taken the case after he was denied the Widower’s pension and Bereavement grant from the Department of Social Protection when his long-term … Read more

Exclusive Protection of the Family Based on Marriage Must be Put to Referendum

IMMEDIATE RELEASE  31st May 2022  The exclusive protection of the family based on marriage must be removed through a constitutional referendum, Treoir’s AGM and launch of the annual report will hear today.   “This relegates families not based on marriage to a secondary status, deemed not deserving of Constitutional status nor the associated protections.” Professor Louise … Read more

Treoir Calls on Minister McEntee to Review Legal Aid system without delay

  Treoir Calls on Minister McEntee to Review Legal Aid system without delay 31 March 2022 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Treoir, a national organisation working with unmarried parents, is concerned about the announcement that the review of the legal aid system has been delayed. The review was initially scheduled for quarter 3 of 2021, but yesterday Minister for Justice … Read more

‘Let’s Work it Out’ Membership Forum

3rd March 2022, 10 am-11:15 am, over Zoom. Treoir will be kicking off its Membership Forums for 2022 with the first in the series, “An Introduction to the ‘Let’s Work it Out’ programme.  Treoir along with our partners Dublin Community Mediation has designed the Let’s Work it Out programme to give parents who are sharing parenting the skills to work … Read more

Treoir Welcomes Raheen Family Resource Centre as Newest Member!

Carmen Sanchez, Family Support Worker and Martin Neville, General Manager. Treoir is delighted to welcome Raheen Family Resource Centre as its newest member. Raheen FRC focuses on Family Support & Community Development and their catchment areas in Wexford include Raheen, Adamstown, Clonroche, Newbawn, Rathgarogue, Cushinstown. They offer a broad range of supports and services, such … Read more

Vacancies at Treoir

WE ARE HIRING! National Programme Manager – Teen Parent Support Programme  Job Title: National Programme Manager, Teen Parents Support Programme Main Purpose: To manage, coordinate, promote and enhance the work of the TPSP as a strategic goal of Treoir. Reporting to: Treoir CEO Type: Full-Time, Permanent (after passing probation) Model: Hybrid of Working from Home … Read more

CEO of Treoir Urges Uncoupled Parents to Plan Their Christmas Parenting Arrangements

13th December 2021  With Christmas coming up, parents who are not living together should take the time now to plan their Christmas arrangements especially as Christmas Day falls on a Saturday this year.    Damien Peelo, CEO of Treoir, said “For many children, this second year of covid has been extremely difficult. The Christmas holidays will be a much-needed break for children to relax and have fun with their families. While it is an exciting time for … Read more

Press Release: Treoir Calls on All Parties to Support Bill for Cohabiting Partners

Press Release: Treoir Calls on All Parties to Support Bill for Cohabiting Partners October 19  IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Cohabitating couples must be legislatively entitled to the same rights as their married counterparts, Ireland’s National Federation of Unmarried Parents, Treoir has said. Treoir is calling for cross-party support behind a newly launched Bill that would guarantee these rights and ensure that no one … Read more

Budget 2022 Fails to adequately Tackle Poverty

PRESS RELEASE: Budget 2022 Fails to adequately Tackle Poverty 15 October 2021 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Budget 2022 does not adequately address the increased cost of living facing unmarried parents, Treoir, the National Federation for Unmarried Parents and their Children, has stated. “While we welcome the increased investment in childcare, overall, the budget was not strategic enough … Read more

Budget Must Prioritise Unmarried Parents to Reduce Poverty

06 October 2021 IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Supporting lone parents in Budget 2022 is critical to reducing poverty according to Treoir, the National Federation for Unmarried Parents and their Children.  Speaking at the launch of its pre-budget submission Treoir CEO Damien Peelo said, “When it comes to housing, social welfare, life chances, access to the labour market and overall standard of living lone parents are consistently at the lower rung of almost all socio-economic indicators.”  “Inequalities have … Read more