Welcome to Long Lost Family

Enriching lives through connection

Long Lost Family is dedicated to positively enriching people’s lives through family connection. We help people in their search for family, overcome obstacles and navigate the journey towards positive outcomes.

About Long Lost Family

Every person has the right to their identity and every person has the right to privacy. We work in the grey area in between both these rights. There are many people worldwide with Irish heritage and in search of their identity. We work to trace Long Lost Family in Ireland through adoption, separation or emigration.

Searching for family lost through adoption and separation can be very daunting. Every set of circumstances is unique and is handled with the utmost discretion and confidentiality. Undoubtedly, there is life changing experiences for everyone involved.

Clients are guided and supported through each step of the process. As well as tracing family connections, we will make contact with family found.

Long Lost Family founder, Linda Mulligan understands the sensitive nature of situations and initially acts as an intermediary between the client and the person being traced. Lines of communication are established to ease any potential conflict, address concerns and to pave the way forward.

How can we help?

Long Lost Family is dedicated to helping people who want to be reunited with biological family, lost through adoption or separation. We navigate the complex and challenging process, and we are sensitive to the emotional journey our clients are on. We want to help and support families lost or found, discover the joy of connection and identity.

If you are interested in tracing a long lost relative, please complete the contact information form.

Please click on the links below for more information on our services

Research & Tracing Family in Ireland

Research & Tracing
DNA Matches

Research & Tracing Repositories & Resources




Would you like to start a search

The process is easy

Our initial consultation is free, and before we undertake any work, we assess each case on its own merit. We determine our clients’ objectives; we talk through the process and discuss possible outcomes. Once our client is comfortable with the process, we then begin the journey. From our undertaking, we will keep the client informed and updated at every key stage of the process.

Fill in the contact form

Fill in your details in our simple contact form and we will arrange a call to talk through the process

We will contact you to discuss

We will contact you to talk through the process and possible outcomes.

We begin the process

Only once you are happy that this process is right for you will we begin the journey to find your relative