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# lone-parent - Thursday 5 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 5th 2018, 6:10 AM 18,768 Views 33 Comments

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'
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# Child Maintenance

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

Jul 6th 2017, 6:30 AM 18,651 Views 92 Comments

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
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# Back To Work

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

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:02 AM 21,749 Views 45 Comments

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?
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

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

Oct 13th 2014, 7:00 PM 11,443 Views 39 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jan 9th 2014, 7:00 AM 67 Views 45 Comments

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?
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

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

Oct 14th 2013, 9:00 PM 6,652 Views 43 Comments

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
# Life Swap
# Life Swap

Lone parent to ‘swap lives’ with senator

Oct 20th 2012, 8:30 AM 10,098 Views 56 Comments

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