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#separation

# separation - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

US judge orders separated families must be reunited

The judge also issued an injunction against any more family separations.

# separation - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'Wah wah': Ex-Trump campaign boss mocks story of child with Down syndrome separated at border

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

# separation - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

'Indefensible, immoral, shocking': Coveney on the separation of children at US borders

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

# separation - Monday 18 June, 2018

UN rights chief hits out at 'unconscionable' separation of families at US border

He called for Washington to immediately end the practice of “forcible separation of these children”.

Melania Trump and Laura Bush hit out at separating of families at US border

For both, it was an unusual entry into a fierce political debate.

# separation - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Poll: How long should couples have to live apart before being granted a divorce? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How long should couples have to live apart before being granted a divorce?

Recently published data shows that Carlow, Dublin and Tipperary have the highest divorce rates in Ireland.

# separation - Saturday 10 June, 2017

A nasty divorce or separation harms a child's health for decades

A study shows that adults whose parents separated during childhood are at an increased risk for poorer health.

# separation - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Man files for separation after 12 years of marriage to woman who raped him when he was 12

They began an affair when he was 12 and she was 34, they have two children together.

# separation - Friday 22 July, 2016

Poll: Should the wait time for a divorce be cut to two years? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the wait time for a divorce be cut to two years?

The Dáil is likely to debate legislation on the issue when it is back in session in the autumn.

'It's like a death': Divorced people are at higher risk of psychiatric illness in Ireland

Although divorced people accounted for only 4% of all psychiatric admissions, they had the highest rate compared to married or single people.

# separation - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

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

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

# separation - Friday 27 November, 2015

Relationship breakdowns: 11 tips on helping your children cope

Relationships end and marriages fail, but the collateral damage can be controlled, Karl Melvin writes.

# separation - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Opinion: Irish family life has changed dramatically in just one generation

Domestic life is more diverse than ever – but strong relationships, love and support within families are more important than their structure.

# separation - Monday 22 September, 2014

# separation - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Confused about separation or divorce? New videos aim to offer simple advice

The videos, by the Ombudsman for Children and the Courts Service, offer advice on the workings of a family law court and the process of a separation.

# separation - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Column: Separation and divorce is hard for everyone – especially at Christmas

If you’re anxious about how Christmas is going to work out now that your family unit is changing, try to step back and prioritise, says Bernadette Ryan.

# separation - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Marriage is nothing more than a contract – bring on the prenups

There should be no reason that society prevents people from entering into an agreement that allows them to protect their respective assets, writes Aaron McKenna.

# separation - Monday 30 September, 2013

The oldest brides and grooms can be found in south Dublin and Waterford

The latest CSO statistics show that marriage and divorce rates have fallen, while bride and grooms are getting older.

# separation - Friday 28 December, 2012

1978: Ireland “laughing stock of progressive world” over divorce and contraceptives

As debates raged on divorce and separation, one Irish man wrote to the Taoiseach Jack Lynch from Australia to tell him what people thought of the country.

# separation - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Column: 8 ways to stay civil with your ex-partner

It can be a tough time of year if you are newly separated, but it is important to put your children first, while also taking time for yourself, writes Sheila O’Malley.

# separation - Monday 9 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes reach divorce settlement That Was Fast

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes reach divorce settlement

The couple will take account of their “respective beliefs” in bringing up their daughter Suri.

# separation - Saturday 30 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Photos: Katie Holmes files for sole custody in divorce from Tom Cruise Splitsville This post contains images

Photos: Katie Holmes files for sole custody in divorce from Tom Cruise

The 33-year-old unexpectedly announced yesterday that she has filed for divorce from Tom Cruise.

# separation - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Paradis Lost? Who gets the island in the Johnny Depp split? Work Can Wait This post contains videos This post contains images

Paradis Lost? Who gets the island in the Johnny Depp split?

Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis announced this week that they’re to separate. Will there be a row over their private Caribbean island?

# separation - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

New service aims to help children bond with separated parents

Three new pilot Child Contact Centres will offer a safe place for children to spend time with parents they do not live with.

# separation - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sinead O'Connor's fourth marriage ends after just 16 days Sinead O'Connor

Sinead O'Connor's fourth marriage ends after just 16 days

And we thought Kim Kardashian’s 72-day marriage was short-lived.

# separation - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Facebook discovers we are all separated by 4.74 and not six degrees Not Six Degrees This post contains videos

Facebook discovers we are all separated by 4.74 and not six degrees

The popular theory that six people separate everyone on earth appears to have been debunked by the social network. We’re actually much closer…

# separation - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

UN calls for an end to solitary confinement as punishment

The UN’s lead investigator on torture has called using solitary confinement as a punishment “cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment” – which can amount to “torture”.

# separation - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers

The Courts Service report for 2010 reveals that there has been an increase in drugs offences at the Circuit Criminal Court, an increase in child custody and access applications, and a decrease in separation and divorce.

# separation - Friday 24 June, 2011

Loss of libido a growing issue for Irish men

Major Irish counselling service estimates sexual problems are issue for one-third of couples who seek advice.