New Book Launched “Living Together, Separating, Divorcing: Surviving During a Pandemic”

The Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (MII) supports the launch of this Not-For-Profit book that offers advice from over 70 leading Mediators and related professionals from 10 countries to help deal with the loss of income, lack of accommodation, child care, and dealing with each other!


Monday, 11th May 2020: “This is a very timely book given the COVID-19 crisis, for which I and a number of other Irish mediators have provided contributions. The Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (MII) is supporting this Not-For-Profit” initiative by facilitating its distribution in Ireland.” stated President of the MII Margaret Considine.

“The current necessary restrictions on movement can cause an increase in the normal level of domestic disputes and new types of disputes in our homes, and this book, created and edited by Michael Lang and Peter Nicholson, provides strategies to deal with the social and economic stresses that can arise.”  Ms Considine was commenting on the online launch today of the book and on the interview of one of the editors Michael Lang on the Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk 106fm this morning at 11.40am. *

* For a FREE digital copy of the book please email Further details on the book are available at this link




About The Mediators’ Institute of Ireland

The Mediators’ Institute of Ireland is the professional association for Mediators in Ireland. It is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to promote the use of quality mediation by ensuring the highest standards of education, training, professional practice and regulation. 

The Mediators' Institute of Ireland is a company limited by guarantee and registered in Dublin, Ireland.

Its registration number is 418250.

Registered Office:            Suite 112, The Capel Building, Mary's Abbey, Dublin 7, Ireland.

Registered Charity:          CHY16996.


About Mediation

Mediation is a voluntary process of conflict prevention and resolution that allows the parties an opportunity to address their issues in a confidential, private, and safe environment.  Mediators are trained in conflict resolution skills and techniques and have the expertise needed to give people the best possible opportunity to resolve their disputes.

Mediation is effective:

  • In single-issue and multi-issue disputes
  • In two-people and multi-party conflicts
  • In developing innovative and sustainable solutions when parties are willing but stuck
  • As a preventative intervention early in a conflict
  • As an alternative to avoid further costly public litigation

The mediation process improves communication, narrows outstanding issues, defuses emotions and defines areas of agreement.  Statistics show a success rate for mediation averaging 80 per cent.

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