Shared Parenting at Christmas

Shared Parenting at Christmas

Shared Parenting at Christmas 16/12/2020 With Christmas fast approaching, for parents who are not living together, agreeing access arrangements over the holiday can be a source of conflict and tension.   Damien Peelo, CEO of Treoir the National Federation for Unmarried Parents and their Children,  suggests parents consider how they plan to share parenting well … Read more

Children’s Day 2020

NOVEMBER 20th – Children’s Day 2020   November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It is also the date in 1989 when the UN General assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. … Read more

TREOIR/Kinship Care Ireland are recruiting

Applications are invited for the following full-time post: Project Co-ordinator Full-Time, 2 Years Fixed Term Contract Kinship Care is the full-time parenting of children by grandparents, older siblings, aunts, uncles, and other relatives or close friends of the family. It occurs for many reasons, for example; the death of a parent, parental substance misuse, abandonment, … Read more

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

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

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