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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

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

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

# single-parents - 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.

# single-parents - Friday 31 October, 2014

Separated father with joint custody wrongly granted single person rent allowance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GALLERY: Single parents protest at 'discriminatory' Budget cuts

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

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

Nine things you should know this morning…

# single-parents - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

One-parent family allowances to be cut next month

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

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