What was recently said about our Mediator Trainings :

“This course really opens up one’s mind to the alternatives”

Ursula Hanniffy, Conflict Management Services, Galway

“Excellent eye-opener on how to go about mediating”

Audrey Crean, O’Gorman Brannigan Purtill & Company, Clonmel

“It was informative, enjoyable and practical. I felt I have learned a lot in two days about something I might need much more time to learn. Well done”.

Dr. Nooh Al-Kaddo , Chief Executive, Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14.

“The Seminar was very clear, very interesting and was structured in a way that  was a pleasure from start to finish”.

Dermot Ahern, Former Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Foreign Affairs, Communication and Energy and Social Welfare, Dundalk, County Louth.

“Very good and practical”

Michael Kennedy, Chartered Accountant, Kilkenny

“ A very good Seminar, engaging, role play was very appropriate to learning. I have learned much over two days and I’m looking forward to the advanced course in the Autumn”

Mary Elizabeth Curtis, Irish League of Credit Unions, Dublin

“This course gives very practical hands-on guidance to the process of mediation”

Gabriel Toolan,WP Toolan & Son, Solicitors, County Leitrim

“the role-play scenario is a fantastic approach to help with the learning and understanding of the mediation process, this training was very well organised, hugely beneficial”

Colette O’Sullivan, Outsourced Solutions, Cork

“This two-day course provides an excellent overview of ADR and is a firm foundation on which to build further study and practice of ADR”

Pat Carey, Former Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs and Government Chief Whip

“Hit all the right bases, a great starting point for any mediator”

Robert Coonan, Robert Coonan, Solicitors,Maynooth

“Highly Practical Real-life course which has improved my  negotiation skills greatly”

Richard Butler, Chartered Accountant.

“This was a very good course on many levels. The planning of the course was extremely efficient and very well run. I found it very interesting and helpful for my job”.

Aine Swift, Barrister, Waterford

“Fantastic course. This weekend has given me an insight into how mediation works in practice and allowed me to develop skills which  will undoubtedly benefit me in my legal career”

Emma McIlveen, Queens University Belfast

“Excellent course, very well-run and very informative. Highly Recommended”.

Julie Garland BL, Aeronautical Engineer, Airline Captain and Barrister at Law

“Excellent course with practical role plays for mediating conflict situations”

Joe Beardmore, Iarnrod Eireann

“Excellent course and very understandable, great introduction to mediation, comprehensive and thankfully lacking legal jargon”

Paul Mooney, PM Property Consultants, Dublin.

“I found this course extremely informative, with great speakers and enlightening role-plays representing real-life situations”

Michael Harty, Thurles Credit Union

“Most worthwhile, challenging and informative, but definitely not boring”

Veronica Gates, Barrister, The Law Library Dublin

“Very engaging and comprehensive course with an express focus given to both the process and practical applications of mediation and negotiation skills”

Robert Mortell, University of Limerick.

“Very interesting and informative course, received knowledge that I will be able to introduce to my business”

Senan McCarrick, McCarrick & Associates

“Very well-run course that helped me gain valuable information on the whole process of mediation”

Sean O’Reilly, Chartered Accountant

“Very informative and a really good practical hands on experience training, the best CPD ever”

Ronan Connolly, Connolly O’Neill Solicitors,Ennis, County Clare

“Excellent course would definitely utilise it in all sphere’s of life. Looking forward to the Advanced Training”

Jacqueline Lopes, University of Limerick

“Very interesting & informative”

Mick Sheridan, Brendan Malone & Co

“Well presented course”

Noreen Griffin, C & M Vetlink PLC

“Excellent course and professional delivery by the Presenters”

Valerie Murphy, Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Limited, Cork

“The role plays proved to be an excellent way of illustrating the reality of Mediation, and its difficulties and opportunities”

John Kilcullen, Cronin & Co, Accountants, Terenure

“Enjoyed topics, participants who all had a genuine interest. ADR is the way forward.”

Shane Browne, Browne Murphy & Hughes

“Very good. I’ve learnt quite a lot from the last two days.”

Martin McKeown, Abbey Law Mediation Services Ltd

“Enjoyed this course very much. Valuable education on the requirements and skills needed to be a practising Mediator.”

Patricia McHugh, R.H. McDonnell Solicitors

“It has been a wonderful & enlightening experience, the role plays were incredibly useful and great fun.”

Sarah Hayes, Mid West Corporate Services

“Genuine interaction between participants and tutors which gave valuable insight and added to training.”

Aisling O’Gara, TP Robinson

“Excellent, very informative and delivery was to a professional standard.”

Marion English, Applied Ground Engineering Consultants Ltd

Excellent training and a must for any contemplating Mediation. Very informative and learned a lot. I will do Mediation going forward.

John Flynn, John Flynn & Associates

“I found the seminar most informative and enjoyable. The role play sessions really added to the sessions.”

Fintan Ryan, Tralee Credit Union

“An excellent program with wide ranging applications.”

Fergal O’Brien, REXAM

“The content and structure of the course material help greatly in each of the Role Play. I found the Advanced Course extremely helpful in improving my skills and my experiences. The Role Plays has given me confidence to put myself forward to be a Mediator.”

D J O’Donovan, Financial Innovations

“Overall, the Role Play on this Advanced Course was very effective from a case and structure. Format allowing the skills to be practised effectively. I found the Advanced Course in particular informative & effective from a practical aspect point of view and from the skills of Mediation aspect also.”

Harry McCullagh, Harry McCullagh & Co

“Excellent Introduction to ADR and its role as an alternative to litigation.”

James Jennings, J Jennings & Co

“Extremely professional, interesting and stimulating CPD with a refreshing difference.”

Sean Barry, Sean Barry & Co., Chartered Accountants

I am now certain that I would like to pursue Mediation as a career.

Aoise Mulrooney, Mulrooney Property Consultants

Excellent and essential training for any professional engagement in human relations at all levels.

John Maguire, Irish Concrete Federation

I found this Seminar very helpful, to understand the principle of Mediation – working sessions were very good. Best CPD ever undertaken.

Michael J Cronin, Cronin & Co., Accountants, Terenure

A course that offers much in developing a Professional Mediation Practice.

John Dempsey, John Dempsey Chartered Accountants

“A great practical training, providing essential practical knowledge. This mediation course provides skills that are relevant to all aspects of business, Mediation is the future”

Sean Treanor, Assistant Principal Officer,
Dept. of Health & Children.

A really informative, interesting and enjoyable Seminar.

Gerry Higgins, Tax Partner, Cooney Carey, Chartered Accountants

“Well presented, thought provoking & easily understood.”

Jim Dolan, Human Resources, ISS Facility Services

“I found the course extremely useful in a practical sense and hope to employ the principles in many areas of my business”

Tom Armstrong, Toyota Ireland

“Anyone who believes that mediation is a soft option, will find this to be a real eye opener. A very worthwhile & valuable seminar. I look forward to taking the Advanced Course.”

James Blake, John P. Redmond & Co, Solicitors

“Excellent on a personal & professional level it has helped to give me a great grounding in professional mediation”.

John Maloney, Estate Agent


Other Testimonials

“Never have I attended a seminar where the preparation and groundwork was so evident and attention to detail so thorough”.

David Morris, David Morris & Co, Solicitors,Clonmel

“The content, presentation and participative nature of the course made for a very intensive but hugely effective learning experience”

Peter Keenan, Group Chief Executive, Parc Group

“It’s not a question of “if” but “when” Mediation really takes off”

Barry Colgan Group Human Resources Manager,Thomas Crosbie Holdings

“I came with a million questions about mediation itself and about starting in the practise of mediation – all were either answered or direction to the answers was provided, an excellent presentation of what’s involved in mediation and where to go next.”

St. John Donovan, Legal Aid Board, Kilkenny

“I was impressed with the way non-lawyers were catered for in the variety of the cases”.

Assistant Secretary, Department of Communications,
Energy and Natural Resources.

“I’m sold on mediation; it’s a great alternative to costly litigation”.

David Morrissey, Bank of America

The seminar has encouraged me to look further into the whole Mediation area and to look at wider usage for the process.

Christina Carney, Impact Trade Union

This has been the most professional and informative course which I have attended in my long career.

Dr.Michael P. Ryan, ORA International Ltd., Limerick

Paulyn Marrinan Quinn is a wonderful speaker, teacher, clear, succinct and never boring.

Mary-Emer Larkin, Larkin Solicitors, Galway

Life changing, life skills in two days.

Clement Herron, Clement Herron Real Estate

This Training was most interesting and an eye-opener for how complicated issues can be broken down into segments to facilitate amicable solutions.

John O’Shea, O’Shea White & Co., Solicitors, Killarney