Treoir is a membership organisation which promotes the rights and welfare of unmarried parents and their children in Ireland. Treoir is the Irish word for direction or guidance. They chose this title for their organisation as they give clear up-to-date information free of charge to parents who are not married to each other and those involved with them.
Included in this mailing is a booklet entitled “Being there for them” which is a booklet for grandparents of children who are not married to each other. Treoir also run a lo-call telephone service and the number is 1890 252084. Also produced by Treoir are a number of other booklets all readily available including titles such as;
- Explaining Family Relationships to children who are not living with both parents
- Shared parenting of Children
- Establishing Paternity / DNA testing
- Step-parent adoption
- Access and Custody of Children whose parents are not married to each other
- Maintenance of Children whose parents are not married to each other
- Guardianship of Children whose parents are not married to each other
Treoir recognises the diversity of family life in Ireland. Treoir recognises that all families including unmarried families have a right to respect , care, support, protection and recognition.
Treoir supports and promotes the rights of all children as outlined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Treoir believes that all children have the right to know, be loved and cared for by both parent.
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