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We’d like to make Irish legal and social science researchers aware of an exciting opportunity to carry out a 12 month masters-level research programme, sponsored by the Mediators Institute of Ireland, under the IRC Enterprise Partnership Scheme. The programme will involve an international comparative analysis of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales […]

Masters by research opportunity – Child Inclusive Mediation


Dr Roisin O’Shea, researcher and Partner in Arc Mediation, and her colleague Dr Sinead Conneely, law lecturer at Waterford Institute of Technology, as experts in the field of mediation, have been contracted by Bloomsbury to contribute a chapter to a book entitled ‘Family Mediation: Contemporary Issues’. The book will be […]

ARC Partner contributing to International review of Family Mediation



Dr Roisin OShea, founder ARC Mediation
ARC has successfully completed many mediations to resolve the issues of “succession planning” for both SMEs and farms. Succession planning involves identifying a person or persons to take over the running and ownership of your business on retirement or, tragically, death.. In the case of family businesses, there may be […]

Why use ARC Mediation for Succession Planning?


Shane Dempsey - Senior Partner, ARC Mediation
A significant volume of our work involves conflict management and resolution activities that may not be immediately recognised as mediation. Examples include Agreeing succession & retirement plans for SME’s Farm family retirement planning Resolving conflict between business partners and Facilitating negotiations for shareholder buy-ins and buy-outs. The public view of […]

How Mediation can Help Your Business


Shane Dempsey, Dr Roisin O'Shea and Dr Sinead Conneely of ARC with the Canadian Ambassador Kevin Vickers and May of South Dublin Paul Fogarty
An exciting new research initiative has been launched by Canadian Ambassador Kevin Vickers in South County Dublin, offering means-tested family mediation to parents and their children in their communities. Ambassador Vicker’s presence reflected the support-from and exchange of ideas-with Canadian mediators and judges that have informed our research project to […]

Canadian Ambassador Launches The Family Mediation Project in Dublin