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

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

Treoir’s Sam Dunne speaks to Liadan Hynes about challenges parents face during Covid19

This week’s episode of How to Fall Apart, the Support Series, sponsored by Dunnes Stores is about single parents. Guests spoke about how to manage the issues facing single parents including loneliness, financial fears, and co-parenting challenges, and also how single parents might be in some ways uniquely equipped to deal with certain aspects of … Read more

Guidelines for Access during COVID-19 – Issued by Department of Justice

Guidelines for Access during COVID-19 Guidelines have been issued to assist parents and practitioners in relation to access, in light of the restrictions brought in to tackle Covid-19. These guidelines reflect the position of the Department of Justice and Equality, issued by Minister Charlie Flanagan yesterday, and endorse the practice direction of the President of … Read more

Letter to editor of the Irish Times

Challenges for Shared parenting During COVID-19 Sir,– In the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, Treoir, the National Federation of Services for Unmarried Parents and their Children, has received a greatly increased number of calls from unmarried parents about access and custody orders in the wake of social distancing recommendations by the HSE. In the last … Read more

COVID19 Information and Updates for Parents and Services

About this page Social Protection Information Family Law During Covid19 Domestic Violence Services Shared Parenting, Access and Custody Birth Registrations Supports for parents Housing Information Our information service remains fully operational  Our information service remains open but as a response to COVID-19 recommendations to the public, we have suspended our drop-in service. For now and … Read more

Treoir’s Election Manifesto 2020

Treoir’s Election Manifesto 2020 Treoir have released our Election Manifesto. Our priority areas include: Access to Justice Reform of the Family Law System Childcare Housing Read our manifesto below and please do share this amongst your colleagues. Treoir Election Manifesto 2020 Thank you Treoir

TREOIR Announces new lunchtime opening times

Treoir Announces lunchtime opening of the National Information Service To support parents who may only have their lunch hour to make personal calls, Treoir is piloting lunch time opening hours until the end of April 2020. Our Information Service for unmarried parents will now be open from 10 am to 4pm Monday to Friday. Treoir … Read more

Treoir’s submission to Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality for Family Law Reform

Treoir, the National Federation of Services for Unmarried Parents and their Children welcomes the opportunity to address the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality on reform of the family law system.  Treoir unites its members to work together to improve the lives of unmarried parents and their children. We advocate for changes to the … Read more

CEO Damien Peelo on Shared Parenting

CEO Damien Peelo on Shared Parenting TREOIR CEO Damien Peelo talks to Ivan Yates’ ‘the Hard Shoulder’ on 7th December regarding maintenance payments, lone parent poverty, shared parenting and a child centred approach to solving issues in parenting and alleviating poverty. Listen here: Damien Peelo on Ivan Yates – the Hard Shoulder – Part 1

Launch of Shared Parenting Report

3rd December 2018 On Monday 3rd December the Treoir report “An Examination of the Barriers to Shared Parenting Experienced by Unmarried Fathers”. was launched by Deputy Anne Rabbitte. The event was attended by many community organisations, TUSLA, Barnardos, One Family, HSE Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme, and family centred organisation. Thanks to everyone who … Read more