Think I’ll drop in and see this when I’m up in Dublin:
Family Law – Rights Vs Reality
Public meeting sponsored by Labour Equality and Labour Women.
Saturday November 12th, 10.45am sharp- 1.30pm
Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Square, Dublin 1.
10.45am Registration/ Tea or Coffee
11.00am Official Opening: Liz Mc Manus TD, Deputy Leader, Labour
First session chairperson:
Senator Joanna Tuffy, Labour Party.
Frances Byrne (OPEN) – â€™Lone parents and the Family law courts – the realityâ€™
Norah Gibbons (Barnardos) – â€˜Childrenâ€™s Rights – Myth or Realityâ€™
Fergus Ryan (One Family) â€“ â€˜Modernising Irish Family Law – Rhetoric and Realityâ€™
Mark Lacey (Gay and Lesbian Unions Eire)
11.30am Questions and Answers
12.00pm Second session chairperson: Joe Costello TD, Labour Party
Ann Gallagher, solicitor (Labour Women) – â€˜Practical issues in Family Lawâ€™
Francesca Lundstrom (Age Action Ireland) – Grandparent Rightsâ€™
Aisling Reidy (Irish Council for Civil Liberties) – â€˜Parentâ€™s Rights – a focus on fathers and the gaps in the lawâ€™
12.30pm Questions and Answers
1pm Closing Mags O’Brien,Chair, Labour Equality.