Criminalising a parent would create a “lose-lose situation” for the entire family, said Ag Eisteacht chief Maeve Hurley. Photograph: Getty Images

Jailing a parent for trying to turn a child against against the other parent after separation would not be in the best interests of the child, accordi(...)

The Parental Alienation Awareness Association said there was a lack of understanding in Ireland of how serious this form of alienation can be and how much damage can be caused to children as a result. Photograph: Thinkstock/Getty Images

A parent who, following the breakdown of a relationship, attempts to turn their child or children against the other parent should be prosecuted, a sup(...)