Separation Links

Separation and Divorce Support

Supporting children through parent separation and divorce. Simply scroll over the links below and select by clicking on the link of your choice, this will redirect you outside of our Rainbows Ireland page.

Family Mediation: 

What is it and other supports

Family Mediation Information booklet


Barnardos have a host of resources and downloadable eBooks that can support you and your child after a separation.

For a full list of their separation  resources click here.

One Family: 

One Family provide listening support and information to separated parents. Below are links that you may find useful.

When a Relationship Ends 

How to Talk to your Children

10 ways to talk about an absent parent – 4-8yrs olds

Books for Children

Articles and Books: 

List of books for Parental Separation

Dr. John Sharry has many articles on supporting children with separation and divorce and other parenting topics.

Click here for more information from Dr. John Sharry on separation and divorce.

Book: Parenting When Separated – by Dr. John Sharry

Helping Children Cope with Separation and Divorce

Book: “Finding the Words – Talking Children through the Tough Times” by Dr. Rosaleen McElvaney