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# lone-parent - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Changes to the lone parent payment meant working single parents lost money

A new report from the ESRI looked into the changes made to the One Parent Family Payment.

# lone-parent - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Maintenance defaulters: 'We have no legal remedies for parents who refuse to pay'

If we are serious about tackling child poverty in Ireland, let’s start the debate around an enforced child maintenance system, writes Louise Bayliss.

# lone-parent - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Lone parent with a child over 7? The government wants you to get working

Tánaiste Joan Burton said if parents can’t get extra hours, the department will be able to help.

# lone-parent - Monday 13 October, 2014

Readers’ Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2015?

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

# lone-parent - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Column: The State’s new year resolution should be to cherish all children equally

Cuts introduced since the beginning of the economic crisis have had a devastating effect on lone parent families, writes Louise Bayliss.

# lone-parent - Monday 14 October, 2013

Readers’ Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2014?

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

# lone-parent - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Lone parent to ‘swap lives’ with senator

Single mother Andrea Galgey and Senator John Gilroy will see how the other side lives for a new project.