Reflective Practice and Learning groups

A Reflective Practice and Learning group provides an opportunity for between 6 and 12 Mediators to come together and share their mediation experience while learning from each other. To be a member of a Sharing and Learning group you must be a paid up Trainee Affiliate, Associate Affiliate,  Member or Advanced Member of the MII.


The activities which may be undertaken within a Reflective Practice and Learning group include:

~       MII Members presenting a mediation case for discussion as part of their requirements for Advanced Member status

~       Each member of the group sharing mediation case experience to enable discussion and learning

~       Members or Advanced Members raising questions about their practice and areas of interest

~       Sharing information and learning through review of books, seminars and training events


Each Reflective Practice and Learning group should:

~       Register with the MII using the Reflective Practice and Learning Group Registration Form

~       Include at least one Member or Advanced Member of at least 3 years standing.

~       Record its activities to show attendance, agenda and presenter of case presentation

~       Note attendance at meetings 

~       Nominate a coordinator who is responsible for registering the group with the Registrar of the MII, circulating the agenda, recording minutes and details of attendees


Note: Where possible, an agenda should be circulated to the group not less than 7 days in advance of the meeting, and include details of time, date and venue of the meeting.

If you are interested in starting a Reflective Practice and Learning group in your area, please forward a completed  Registration Form for the attention of the Registrar.

Guidelines for the operation of Reflective Practice and Learning Groups


Currently listed Reflective Practice and Learning groups.


County Group Coordinator Availability for New Members
Cork Cork City and County online Sharing and Learning Group Thomas Riedmuller Yes
Donegal Letterkenny   Yes
Dublin Civil and Public Service Group Mary Smyth No
Dublin Dublin North East Gerry Rooney Yes
Dublin 2 Dublin 2 Rachel Murphy No
Dublin 2 Dublin Central Catherine O'Connell No
Dublin 24 Dublin Community Mediation Eugene Boyle Yes
Dubiln 2 Trinity Mediation  Caroline Henshaw No
Dublin 4 Dublin 4 Margaret Ramsay Yes
Dublin 4 Dublin 4 (Lunchtime) Karen Erwin No
Online Karen Erwin Group 2 Karen Erwin Yes
Dublin North Dublin North Mediators Pauline Eustace No


Kerry Cork Waterford    Yes
Kerry Tralee Matthew Breslin Yes
Laois Portlaoise No
Limerick The Island S&L Group Liam Purcell No
Louth Drogheda   No
Mayo Blended Mayo/Dublin Katie Cadden Yes
Meath Ashbourne Pamela Howard Yes
Meath Navan John Sherlock Yes
Monaghan Clones Angela Graham Yes
Sligo Group meets virtually Mary Rafferty No
Online Ducks in a Row Margaret Bouchier Yes
Online Pioneers Paul Pierse No
Online After 8 Owls Gearoid Fitzgibbon No
Online Jaguars Luke Monahan Yes
Online Reflective Mediation Practitioner Andrea O'Neill No
Wicklow North Wicklow/South Dublin Anne Bacon No






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