Programme for Government 2020

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 07 October, 2019 Treoir, The National Federation for Unmarried Parents and their Children will hold a series of public events to mark UN Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This year the theme is Acting Together to Empower Children, Their Families and Communities to End Poverty. This was … Read more International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Minister Doherty Reminds Families to Apply for Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance ….

….Increased Payments this year and over 239,000 children already set to benefit   Monday, 26 August, 2019 The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, T.D., today confirmed that over 130,000 families have received the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance payment in respect of 239,230 children since July when this year’s … Read more Minister Doherty Reminds Families to Apply for Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance ….

Information Pack for Unmarried Parents 2019 NOW Available online

Treoir publishes an Information for Unmarried Parents annually. The pack contains up-to-date legal information on issues such as guardianship, access, custody and maintenance. It also contains financial information, information on social welfare entitlements ad other essential information for unmarried parents such as registering a birth, establishing paternity, applying for passports, shared parenting etc.    If you would … Read more Information Pack for Unmarried Parents 2019 NOW Available online

Pre-Budget Submission to Department of Employment and Social Protection

Treoir welcomes commitment to deal with poverty in budget 2020 5 July 2019 Treoir, the National Federation of Services for Unmarried Parents and their Children has given a guarded welcome to a commitment to address child poverty in budget 2020. Speaking after the Pre-Budget 2020 Forum at Dublin Castle, Treoir’s CEO Damien Peelo said: “I … Read more Pre-Budget Submission to Department of Employment and Social Protection

Family Law – the case for reform and a review of cohabitation legislation by Helen Coughlan

Family Law – the case for reform and a review of cohabitation legislation by Helen Coughlan The current family law system is broken and failing the most vulnerable in our society. This failure is two-fold: there are chronic delays in accessing the courts and the facilities in the actual buildings are Dickensian and not fit … Read more Family Law – the case for reform and a review of cohabitation legislation by Helen Coughlan

NEW Strategic Plan 2019-2023

Strategic Plan 2019-2023 Treoir, the National Federation of Services for Unmarried Parents and their Children, was founded in 1976 and is a national representative organisation advocating for equal rights for unmarried parents and their children. Its primary role is to provide specialist information and advice to unmarried parents concerning legal, economic and social issues. Central … Read more NEW Strategic Plan 2019-2023

Annual General Meeting Press Release 2019

Broken Family Law system failing most vulnerable in society. 28th May 2019 Treoir, the National Federation of Services for Unmarried Parents and their Children call for urgent reform of Ireland’s Family Law System. At its annual general meeting, keynote speaker Helen Coughlan, Vice-Chairperson of the Law Society’s, Family & Child Law Committee said, “The current … Read more Annual General Meeting Press Release 2019