Unmarried fathers dress as Santa in awareness campaign

Up to 150 unmarried fathers are to dress up as Santa Claus and take to the streets of Dublin today.

Up to 150 unmarried fathers are to dress up as Santa Claus and take to the streets of Dublin today.

They are protesting against what they see as the unfair way unmarried men are treated by the courts and the State when seeking access to their children.

Chairman of the Unmarried and Separated Fathers of Ireland, Ray Kelly, said Christmas is a tough and pressurised time for unmarried fathers.

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