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#Single Parents

# single-parents - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Single dads at higher risk of premature death than single mothers or couples - study
# Lancet
# Lancet

Single dads at higher risk of premature death than single mothers or couples - study

Feb 14th 2018, 11:35 PM 11,256 Views 22 Comments

Single fathers ate fewer fruit and vegetables, and were more likely to binge drink than single mothers and partnered parents, the study found.

# single-parents - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

This single mam dressed up as a 'dad' so her son didn't miss a fathers' day at school
# Dad Bod
From The Daily Edge
# Dad Bod

This single mam dressed up as a 'dad' so her son didn't miss a fathers' day at school

Sep 7th 2016, 11:45 AM 4,366 Views 2 Comments

Legend!

# single-parents - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

This drama is shedding light on a big challenge Irish unmarried parents face
# Red Rock
# Red Rock

This drama is shedding light on a big challenge Irish unmarried parents face

Feb 17th 2016, 6:15 AM 34,134 Views 61 Comments

The storyline concerns two young parents who break up and have to deal with the fallout.

# single-parents - Friday 31 October, 2014

Separated father with joint custody wrongly granted single person rent allowance
# Family Circumstances
# Family Circumstances

Separated father with joint custody wrongly granted single person rent allowance

Oct 31st 2014, 4:44 PM 24,590 Views 70 Comments

The High Court ruled that the decision must be reviewed.

# single-parents - Friday 26 September, 2014

Opinion: Employees can still be discriminated against over their sexuality – this must end
# Employment Equality
# Employment Equality

Opinion: Employees can still be discriminated against over their sexuality – this must end

Sep 26th 2014, 8:00 AM 455 Views 61 Comments

The private lives of teachers and health workers should never be used against them, writes Senator Ivana Bacik.

# single-parents - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

One-parent families hit by Budget tax changes
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

One-parent families hit by Budget tax changes

Oct 15th 2013, 9:40 PM 24,010 Views 136 Comments

The One-Parent Family Tax Credit was previously available to parents who shared custody of a child but now only one parent will receive the credit.

# single-parents - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Column: The same-sex marriage debate shows ‘non-traditional’ families aren’t really accepted
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The same-sex marriage debate shows ‘non-traditional’ families aren’t really accepted

Apr 21st 2013, 1:00 PM 63 Views 80 Comments

As a single parent family, I realise we’ve only been tolerated as opposed to accepted as a proper family unit and because of the absence of the traditional set up we are somehow ‘less than’, writes Carol Redmond, who says same-sex unions are being treated in the same way.

# single-parents - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Column: Discrimination of workers in state funded bodies should not be allowed anymore
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Discrimination of workers in state funded bodies should not be allowed anymore

Mar 24th 2013, 8:15 AM 55 Views 25 Comments

Protecting the staff of religious-run medical and educational institutions who are members of the LGBT community or those who are single parents should be a priority, especially if they receive state funding, says Ivana Bacik.

# single-parents - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Charities say Social Welfare Bill will push one-parent families into poverty
# Single Parents
# Single Parents

Charities say Social Welfare Bill will push one-parent families into poverty

Apr 18th 2012, 9:55 PM 5,021 Views 22 Comments

The Social Welfare Bill being brought to the Dáil proposes to send single parents onto the dole when their youngest child turns 7.

# single-parents - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Changes to single parent payments proposed in Social Welfare bill
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Changes to single parent payments proposed in Social Welfare bill

Apr 5th 2012, 1:11 PM 10,670 Views 92 Comments

The proposals include reducing the maximum age of the youngest child for receipt of the One-Parent Family Payment to just 7-years-old by 2014.

# single-parents - Saturday 18 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Feb 18th 2012, 7:46 PM 5,281 Views 5 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

GALLERY: Single parents protest at 'discriminatory' Budget cuts
# S.P.A.R.K.
# S.P.A.R.K.

GALLERY: Single parents protest at 'discriminatory' Budget cuts

Feb 18th 2012, 5:49 PM 5,104 Views 81 Comments

The SPARK (Single Parents Acting for the Rights of Kids) group took to the streets against cuts to allowances and schemes.

# single-parents - Friday 28 October, 2011

23 per cent of Irish children live in a single-parent household
# Single Parents
# Single Parents

23 per cent of Irish children live in a single-parent household

Oct 28th 2011, 8:46 AM 2,214 Views 26 Comments

The figures from a European survey show that 23.2 per cent of Irish children lived with one parent, while 67.8 per cent lived with married parents.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Oct 28th 2011, 8:23 AM 2,190 Views 7 Comments

Nine things you should know this morning…

# single-parents - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

One-parent family allowances to be cut next month
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

One-parent family allowances to be cut next month

Mar 30th 2011, 9:04 PM 3,817 Views 0 Comments

The state benefits paid to parents bringing up their children will be cut from April 27, recipients are told.