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Are we there yet? – Realising the rights of the Child – Linda Kearin

Ireland has a disturbing past with regard to the protection of children and the vindication of their rights. The recent shameful history of child abuse in Ireland demonstrated by the Ryan and Roscommon Reports, and more recently ‘Grace’ has led … Continue reading

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Grandparent Rights? Another layer in the complex area of family law – Redmond Powell

The typical Irish family has changed significantly since the birth of today’s grandparents. The commonplace larger families have reduced in size and many modern families rely on grandparents for much more than just weekend visits. However, a substantial amount of … Continue reading

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Guardianship rights for unmarried fathers

Written by Vanessa Crowley Landmark reforms to family law are to allow unmarried fathers’ automatic guardianship rights As widely reported over the last number of weeks, many sections of the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 were commenced on 18th … Continue reading

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