Family and Child Law Committee Guidelines during Covid-19

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

Treoir Annual Report 2019

Treoir released its Annual Report 2019 ahead of AGM 2020. Throughout 2019 Treoir have seen an increase in calls and queries to the specialist national information service for parents, guardians and those involved and working with parents. Queries around legal issues continues to be the most frequent information sought by callers, followed by queries around … Read more

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