All families matter and all children matter. The “family” has long being regarded as the building block of society but in recent times huge social changes have contributed to diverse parenting situations and now families come in all shapes, sizes and forms. One Family – Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting, and separating has launched its first National Survey on Shared Parenting in Ireland. To discuss this Dil is joined by Karen Kiernan, One Family CEO, Donagh McGowan, Family Law Solicitor and Mediator and Cathryn Alexander, a parent who shares parenting.
The Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards in partnership with Aldi took place last weekend in the Citywest Hotel and Conference Centre. The awards have been running for 40 years. Over 2,000 young people attended as well as hundreds of volunteers. Dil is joined by Sarah Haslam of Foróige and this year’s winners Rebecca Cannon and Lauren Lewis from the Killimordaly/Killtulla Foroige club in Galway.
Sri Lankas first ever Pride Parade! Dil is joined by Rosanna Flamer-Caldera of Equal Ground in Sri Lanka.