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Separated father: 'I will spend Christmas on my own, not seeing my children'
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Separated father: 'I will spend Christmas on my own, not seeing my children'

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:30 PM 88,480 Views 193 Comments

As my legal team told me at the time of the separation, this is what I signed up for when I got married. Unfortunately nobody told me that before I signed the marriage register.

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

Jan 29th 2017, 8:30 PM 27,304 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.

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

Nov 19th 2016, 8:20 AM 13,544 Views 69 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.

Fathers have rights and they just got a lot stronger this year
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Fathers have rights and they just got a lot stronger this year

Feb 14th 2016, 1:00 PM 176,592 Views 58 Comments

There’s been a radical overhaul of father’s rights in areas of access, custody and guardianship.

The rights of unmarried fathers are being changed – but is it enough?
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The rights of unmarried fathers are being changed – but is it enough?

Mar 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 5,267 Views 52 Comments

Unmarried fathers in Ireland need greater clarity when it comes to their rights

Opinion: What will compulsory birth registration of unmarried fathers’ names mean for children?
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Opinion: What will compulsory birth registration of unmarried fathers’ names mean for children?

Jul 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,163 Views 56 Comments

A child has a right to the identity of both parents, and radical new legislation seeks to underline this.

New law would make it complusory for fathers' names to be included on birth certs
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New law would make it complusory for fathers' names to be included on birth certs

Jul 10th 2014, 5:24 PM 42,246 Views 186 Comments

The new Bill has been described as “the most important reform of family law for a generation”.

Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights
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Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights

Jan 16th 2014, 4:32 PM 1,727 Views 254 Comments

A Dublin hospital has secured a court order to withdraw life-support from a severely brain-damaged baby whose his young mother died after delivery. As the child’s parents were unmarried, the father was not deemed the legal guardian.

Fathers' rights group protests outside Taoiseach's home
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Fathers' rights group protests outside Taoiseach's home

Jun 17th 2013, 8:21 PM 11,493 Views 141 Comments

The protesters said they were calling for transparency in family law courts in Ireland.

Someone spraypainted a Father’s Day message on a portrait of the Queen
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Someone spraypainted a Father’s Day message on a portrait of the Queen

Jun 13th 2013, 3:01 PM 18,240 Views 29 Comments

The 41-year-old man was arrested at Westminster Abbey over criminal damage to the portrait.

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New law may make it compulsory to include father's name on birth cert

Jan 16th 2012, 5:05 PM 14,825 Views 94 Comments

A review of Ireland’s civil registration acts may make it compulsory for both parents’ details to be included on birth certs.

Economic growth but a harsh budget, Ronan says 'shorry', and a prize bond jackpot
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Economic growth but a harsh budget, Ronan says 'shorry', and a prize bond jackpot

Jul 31st 2010, 9:51 AM 259 Views 0 Comments

Paperround: Our guide to the pick of the Saturday press.