Exploring Adoption - An Adult 4 Session Online Course

07 October 2021 7:30pm - 9:30pm Online (via Zoom)


The course is for adults over 18 who were adopted either in Ireland or abroad. Facilitated by Barnardos Post Adoption team. October 2021 Dates: Thursdays 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th.

The aims of this Exploring Adoption course are:

  • To give an opportunity for adopted adults to avail of support from each other and part adoption plays in their lives.
  • To explore participant's experiences in searching for birth information and contact with birth families.
  • To give practical information about search and reunion.
  • To explore the perspectives of birth mothers, adoptive parents and others in the "adoption triangle".
  • To explore lifelong adoption issues such as combining relationships after reunion.
  • To look at difficult outcomes of search, including rejection and inability to trace birth family members.
  • To provide participants with relevant reading material about adoption issues.
  • To have an enjoyable experience and to meet others who understand adoption.


After you register, you will be sent a Zoom link for the course.

Please ensure you have a secure and stable internet connection for the course.

The course is free but donations are welcome.

Further enquiries, please email [email protected].