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

Minister Must Introduce Legislation Urgent for Cohabiting Couples’ Access to Widow’s Pension 

Minister Must Introduce Legislation Urgent for Cohabiting Couples’ Access to Widow’s Pension  IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Tuesday, May 21st, 2024.  At their Annual General Meeting today Treoir, The National Information Service for Unmarried Families, has called on the Minister for Social Protection to urgently introduce legislation addressing the John O’Meara Supreme Court...

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We’re Hiring! Shared Parenting Liaison Officer

Shared Parenting Liaison Officer We are seeking a dynamic experienced professional, to join our team to promote shared parenting practices. The successful candidate will work with others to develop and deliver tailored supports to parents who do not live together but wish to share parenting. The successful candidate will have...

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We’re Hiring! Membership and Communications Officer

Applications are invited for the following full-time post Membership and Communications Officer Treoir seeks to employ a Membership and Communications Officer on a one-year fixed term contract. We are seeking a dynamic experienced professional to join our team. The successful candidate will play an active part in the implementation of...

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Men’s role in care needs to be recognised and promoted in our Constitution

Date: Wednesday, 28 February 2024 Time: 11.00am – 12.30pm Location: Men’s Development Network, Equality House, 49-50 O’Connell St, Waterford, X91 E866. A media briefing in support of the #YesYes referendum campaign will be hosted by Men’s Development Network (MDN) and Treoir, the National Information Service for Non-Marital Families, in Waterford this Wednesday,...

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Treoir launches campaign for ‘Yes’ votes in Family and Care Referendums

News release issued by Treoir Thursday, February 8th, 2024. Amendments will embed greater equality for families Child and Family support organisation Treoir today launched a public campaign to support ‘Yes’ votes in the two upcoming referendums on family and care. The referendums will take place on March 8th – and...

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Senior Information and Training Officer

We are seeking a dynamic experienced professional, who is passionate about providing high quality and supportive information to families and professionals to join our team and continue the great work achieved over many years with our National Information Service. The successful candidate will have leadership, research and operational abilities with...

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Coalition of civil society organisations welcomes announcement of Care and Family referendum

Press Release 28 November 2023  A coalition of six civil society organisations including the National Women’s Council, Family Carers Ireland, One Family, Treoir, Independent Living Movement Ireland, and SIPTU has welcomed the announcement of a referendum on 8 March 2024 to amend parts of the Constitution dealing with the family, care and ‘women’s role within the home’. Each of...

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Parents who share parenting should start planning their Christmas arrangements now

Wednesday 22nd of November 2023  “Parents who share parenting time or share access and custody should plan their Christmas arrangements with the other parent in plenty of time before Christmas.” “In Treoir, we really understand that sharing access and custody at Christmas can be incredibly stressful for parents, children and the wider extended family when...

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