Press Releases

Press Releases

The Information Service
for unmarried parents
and their children

About Treoir

We provide a free, confidential, specialist information service for unmarried parents, living together or apart, their extended families and those working with them.

Information is available on Legal, Social Welfare and Parenting issues.

Latest News & Events

We’re Hiring! National Programme Manager for Kinship Care

Applications are invited for the following full-time post: National Programme Manager   Kinship Care  We are seeking an experienced professional, who is passionate about working with kinship families, to join our team to continue the great work achieved in the past two years with Kinship Care. The successful candidate will have...

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Parents Sharing Custody Should Finalize Christmas Access As Soon as Possible

IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Tuesday 13th of December 2022  “In the best interests of your children, parents sharing access and custody should make sure their Christmas arrangements are agreed upon in advance.” Damien Peelo, CEO of Treoir stated.   With Christmas Day falling on a weekend this year, it’s especially important parents sharing...

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Treoir Calls on All Parties to Support the Surviving Cohabitant’s Pension Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Wednesday 26th of October 2022  “The government must support the Social Welfare (Surviving Cohabitant’s Pension) Bill to end the discrimination against cohabiting couples and their children.” Damien Peelo stated, CEO of Treoir, The National Information Service for Unmarried Parents.   “As Johnny O’Meara’s case in the High Court...

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We’re Hiring! Information and Policy Officer Role!

  The Information and Policy Officer is a key front-line position for Treoir. The officer works to deliver high-quality, specialist, relevant and tailored information for unmarried parents. This involves daily interaction with unmarried parents through Treoir’s telephone service, social media, and drop-in services. The Information and Policy Officer researches, develop,s...

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Female Same-Sex Couples and Donor Assisted Human Reproduction – New Leaflet!

In August 2022, Treoir, in collaboration with LGBT Ireland and supported by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, launched our leaflet for Female Same-Sex Couples and Donor Assisted Human Reproduction! This booklet explains changes to the law in relation to female same-sex couples and children born through...

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Discrimination Based on Marital Status Disadvantages Children

Discrimination Based on Marital Status Disadvantages Children FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  4th July 2022 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...

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