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'I witnessed abominable prejudice and abuse in the family courts. I had to keep fighting for my kids'
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# Father's Rights

'I witnessed abominable prejudice and abuse in the family courts. I had to keep fighting for my kids'

Jan 29th 2017, 8:30 PM 27,314 Views 77 Comments

Divorced dads have a legal right to their kids, but the emotional maelstrom of marital breakdown and a family court system that favours mothers means it doesn’t always happen.

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland
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'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland

Jan 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 25,234 Views 118 Comments

Divorce was legalised 20 years ago after a bitter campaign and a very tight results in a referendum – now there are calls for the law to be modernised.

1986: Mother of four abused by husband writes letter to Taoiseach outlining need for divorce
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1986: Mother of four abused by husband writes letter to Taoiseach outlining need for divorce

Dec 30th 2016, 1:00 PM 19,100 Views 32 Comments

“God never intended continual punishment for one mistake.”

Brad Pitt accuses Angelina Jolie of risking children's privacy
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Brad Pitt accuses Angelina Jolie of risking children's privacy

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:11 PM 22,414 Views 9 Comments

The actor says his estranged wife is trying to make him look bad, with little regard for the welfare of their six children.

These parents are going viral for having a massive divorce 'party'
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# Divorce

These parents are going viral for having a massive divorce 'party'

Dec 20th 2016, 8:10 PM 8,267 Views 0 Comments

Eat drink and remarry.

Dispossessed dads: ‘Fathers are second-class parents and given limited access to children’
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# International Men's Day

Dispossessed dads: ‘Fathers are second-class parents and given limited access to children’

Nov 19th 2016, 8:20 AM 13,559 Views 72 Comments

Separated dads are getting a raw deal when it comes to custody arrangements and it’s hurting children most, writes Dr Roisin O’Shea.

Brad Pitt cleared of physical abuse allegation towards teenage son
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Brad Pitt cleared of physical abuse allegation towards teenage son

Nov 11th 2016, 7:03 PM 28,762 Views 40 Comments

The alleged incident was said to have happened on a flight from France.

As China's divorce rates surge, 'mistress hunters' are being hired to end affairs
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# All For Love

As China's divorce rates surge, 'mistress hunters' are being hired to end affairs

Sep 11th 2016, 1:00 PM 25,243 Views 15 Comments

“My goal is to prevent divorces,” said Shu Xin, founder of the mistress hunter service.

Johnny Depp to pay $7 million after finalising divorce from Amber Heard
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Johnny Depp to pay $7 million after finalising divorce from Amber Heard

Aug 16th 2016, 9:46 PM 29,647 Views 95 Comments

Heard filed papers to withdraw her claims of abuse, dropping an application to extend a restraining order against the Oscar-nominated actor.

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

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

Jul 22nd 2016, 9:27 AM 24,353 Views 73 Comments

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

Jul 22nd 2016, 6:10 AM 20,927 Views 32 Comments

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

There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying
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There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying

Jul 12th 2016, 3:50 PM 14,838 Views 103 Comments

Meanwhile, the District Court dealt with 12,000 drugs offences and 30,000 public order offences in 2015.

Ex-model wins €62 million in divorce from Saudi billionaire
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# London

Ex-model wins €62 million in divorce from Saudi billionaire

Jul 8th 2016, 8:07 PM 50,937 Views 66 Comments

Her husband divorced her under Islamic law without her knowledge and married a 25-year-old Lebanese model in 2012.

Someone has created the perfect Star Wars themed divorce cake
# Star Wars
# Star Wars

Someone has created the perfect Star Wars themed divorce cake

Jan 28th 2016, 8:45 AM 3,163 Views 1 Comment

Well done to all involved.

Woman arrested after husband secretly films her apparently beating mother-in-law
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# India

Woman arrested after husband secretly films her apparently beating mother-in-law

Jan 12th 2016, 1:30 PM 26,127 Views 9 Comments

However, the woman denies the allegations and claims the video is fabricated.

Whose house is Christmas in this year? 10 tips to mind yourself and the kids this Christmas
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Whose house is Christmas in this year? 10 tips to mind yourself and the kids this Christmas

Dec 19th 2015, 7:00 PM 1,635 Views 17 Comments

Separated parents need to be prepared for the week ahead.

Relationship breakdowns: 11 tips on helping your children cope
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Relationship breakdowns: 11 tips on helping your children cope

Nov 27th 2015, 8:00 AM 89,561 Views 15 Comments

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

Settlement reached in most costly divorce of all time
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Settlement reached in most costly divorce of all time

Oct 20th 2015, 9:04 PM 36,945 Views 23 Comments

Elena Rybolovlev was awarded half the fortune of her ex-husband Dmitry Rybolovlev.

Divorce, preschool, and hospital beds: A snapshot of how Ireland compares to the rest of Europe
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Divorce, preschool, and hospital beds: A snapshot of how Ireland compares to the rest of Europe

Oct 18th 2015, 8:15 AM 29,786 Views 24 Comments

We’ve taken a look at some Eurostat data.

Ex-husband of Kardashian sister hospitalised after being found unconscious in brothel
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# Nevada

Ex-husband of Kardashian sister hospitalised after being found unconscious in brothel

Oct 14th 2015, 9:23 AM 30,914 Views 38 Comments

Lamar Odom, a former NBA star, was found in the legal brothel in Nevada yesterday and is reportedly fighting for his life.

'You're an adult and your parents are fighting, but it's not your job to fix their relationship'
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'You're an adult and your parents are fighting, but it's not your job to fix their relationship'

Sep 27th 2015, 7:00 PM 120,169 Views 30 Comments

Regardless of your age, if your parents aren’t getting on or are separating, it’s not easy. It is often assumed that adult children can take it on the chin, but it is not that straight forward, writes Bernadette Ryan.

What is an annulment and who can get one?
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# Separate Ways

What is an annulment and who can get one?

Sep 13th 2015, 8:45 AM 39,126 Views 37 Comments

Pope Francis thinks more of them is a good idea.

Agreeing to disagree could be bad for your relationship
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Agreeing to disagree could be bad for your relationship

Jun 20th 2015, 7:15 PM 18,245 Views 31 Comments

That’s according to this expert anyway. But you could agree to disagree with them…

Couple vow to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia
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# Till Gay Do Us Part

Couple vow to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia

Jun 11th 2015, 3:33 PM 24,652 Views 145 Comments

The husband wrote an opinion piece about their situation.

Homer and Marge are splitting up
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# NO NO NO

Homer and Marge are splitting up

Jun 10th 2015, 9:03 PM 36,264 Views 85 Comments

Ah here.

"Holy s***": Irish comedian reveals Sarah Jessica Parker will star in the TV show she wrote
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# Sharon Horgan

"Holy s***": Irish comedian reveals Sarah Jessica Parker will star in the TV show she wrote

Apr 19th 2015, 12:14 PM 25,545 Views 12 Comments

You might recognise the ace Sharon Horgan from Catastrophe.

A man divorced his wife of 36 years because she had 'deformed' boobs
# Rude
# Rude

A man divorced his wife of 36 years because she had 'deformed' boobs

Apr 13th 2015, 2:26 PM 3,818 Views 2 Comments

He claims he didn’t see her breasts until two years after they were married. Right.

To thee I do wed: A century of marriage in Ireland
# The Big Day Through The Ages
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# The Big Day Through The Ages

To thee I do wed: A century of marriage in Ireland

Apr 13th 2015, 7:00 AM 40,771 Views 174 Comments

How was it when your parents and grandparents got hitched? And how does today’s Ireland compare?

Ryan Gosling is grand with Eva Mendes wearing a tracksuit, actually
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# Comfy Cosy

Ryan Gosling is grand with Eva Mendes wearing a tracksuit, actually

Mar 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 5,018 Views 1 Comment

The actress jokingly said that wearing a tracksuit was the “number one cause of divorce”, and everyone panicked.

People of faith urged to "be brave" and vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum
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People of faith urged to "be brave" and vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum

Feb 15th 2015, 12:55 PM 15,801 Views 156 Comments

Faith in Marriage Equality includes Catholic and Church of Ireland members.

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

Separated father with joint custody wrongly granted single person rent allowance

Oct 31st 2014, 4:44 PM 24,636 Views 70 Comments

The High Court ruled that the decision must be reviewed.

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

Oct 21st 2014, 8:50 PM 1,566 Views 22 Comments

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

Vatican looks to reform church's stance on 'living in sin', marriage, and divorce
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Vatican looks to reform church's stance on 'living in sin', marriage, and divorce

Oct 5th 2014, 2:21 PM 15,022 Views 153 Comments

Pope Francis suggested the Catholic Church must address the present gulf between what it currently says on these issues and what tens of millions of believers actually do.

Opinion: Ireland is out of sync with the rest of the world – prenups can strengthen a marriage
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# Prenup

Opinion: Ireland is out of sync with the rest of the world – prenups can strengthen a marriage

Sep 24th 2014, 8:00 AM 166 Views 29 Comments

The enforceability of prenuptial agreements remains a major question in Ireland; but in a country legal aid is limited, avoiding long battles in court is essential

A Week in the Family Court: Judge warns parents that he wants no 'point scoring'
# Family Courts Series
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# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: Judge warns parents that he wants no 'point scoring'

Sep 18th 2014, 10:53 PM 29,017 Views 18 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s a selection of some of the common cases linked to relationship breakdowns.

6 wonderful things 'Chavril' gave the world
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# Chavril

6 wonderful things 'Chavril' gave the world

Sep 18th 2014, 8:19 AM 5,628 Views 1 Comment

Something something something so complicated.

This oil baron's divorce could cost him $17 BILLION
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# Hit Him In The Pocket

This oil baron's divorce could cost him $17 BILLION

Aug 26th 2014, 3:44 PM 21,521 Views 43 Comments

Holla “we want prenup”.

Opinion: Our most important family law reform for a generation isn't child friendly
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# Family Court

Opinion: Our most important family law reform for a generation isn't child friendly

Aug 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 607 Views 22 Comments

Compared with best practice elsewhere, our courts currently have major shortcomings from the perspective of children.

Man claims wife asked for divorce because he didn't like Frozen
# Cold Hearted
# Cold Hearted

Man claims wife asked for divorce because he didn't like Frozen

Jun 5th 2014, 6:30 PM 4,185 Views 5 Comments

She said there was something wrong with her husband “as a human being” because he didn’t like the film.

Katie Price announces her third divorce on Twitter
# Splitsville
# Splitsville

Katie Price announces her third divorce on Twitter

May 7th 2014, 12:48 PM 6,835 Views 14 Comments

The news comes only days after the glamour model announced she was pregnant.