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Upcoming Events

  • Facing Loss Healing Grief

Facing Loss, Healing Grief

with Bernie Jeffery and John Douglas
Friday 8, 8pm to Sunday 10 March, 1pm

Suitable for those who are personally experiencing bereavement.

Content

  • Exploring our relationship with our grief
  • Identifying things that make it harder to mourn our loss
  • Healing Unfinished Business
  • Small Group Sharing
  • Larger Group Support
  • –Read more–

Open Mind – Open Heart

‘Thursday morning sessions in February/March’
Every Thursday 10am to 1pm

Relaxed drop-in sessions with experienced instructors; introducing simple yet profound methods of meditation and contemplation, that can help bring ease, insight and inspiration into your life, to benefit yourself and others. Everyone is welcome to attend –Read more–

Cultivating Compassion

St. Patrick’s Holiday Retreat
with John Douglas
Friday 15 March, 8pm to Monday 18 March, 1pm

Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Introductions to Meditation and Loving Kindness practice
  • Self Compassion
  • Extending Compassion to Others
  • Linking Meditation, Compassion –Read more–

Making Friends With Death

with Kirsten DeLeo
Friday 5 April, 8 pm – Sunday 7 April, 1pm

Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Guided reflections, contemplative practices and mindful movement exercises
  • Short talks, practical resources, group discussions and periods of silence
  • Time for –Read more–

Contemplating Change

Easter Bank Holiday Weekend
with Susan Browne
Friday 19 April, 8pm –  Monday 22, 1pm April

Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Guided meditation and contemplations
  • Interactive exercises
  • Time for rest, relaxation and enjoying –Read more–

Contemplative Walking

with John Douglas
Friday 3 May, 8pm to Monday 6 May, 2pm

All ages are welcome on this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Integrating mindfulness into activity
  • Relaxed daily ambles of 5 to 9 km length over 3 to 4 hours
  • Packed lunches provided
  • Suitable –Read more–

Wellbeing and Resilience

A special meditation retreat for health and social care professionals
with Kirsten DeLeo

Wednesday 8, 8pm to Sunday 12 May, 1pm

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland: Continuing Education Units pending
Irish College of General Practitioners: CPD Credits and GMS study leave days pending

How can we be present for others –Read more–

Meditation as a Way of Being

A free retreat specially developed for the over-50s
with Christine Whiteside
Tuesday 14 May, 11am to Thursday 16 May, 1pm

Meditation is a wise and skilful way of coming to understand and relate to all of our our experiences with awareness and presence.

It introduces us to –Read more–

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche

Weekend of Teachings
Friday 17, 8pm to Sunday 19 May, 1pm

A weekend of teachings with a highly learned Tibetan Buddhist Lama and author. Trained in all schools of Tibetan Buddhism under many great masters, Ringu Tulku is known for the engaging humour and clarity of his teachings –Read more–

Alain Beauregard

Physical, emotional, and spiritual healing according to ancient Buddhist wisdom
Friday 24 May, 8pm to Sunday 26 May, 1pm

Tibetan Buddhists consider that serious illnesses like cancer can be a warning call. If we connect to deeper aspects of our being, and make a radical change in the way –Read more–

Calm and Clear

with Andrew Warr
Friday 31 May, 8pm to Monday 3 June, 1pm

Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Guided meditation and contemplations
  • Interactive exercises
  • Time for rest, relaxation and enjoying nature

Take a break from the ordinary, to relax and learn –Read more–

Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

Claiming Agency for Our Own Awakening
Friday 7 June, 8 pm – Sunday 9 June, 1pm

A weekend of teachings and dialogue with one of the foremost Western teachers of Tibetan Buddhism.

One of the most powerful qualities of the Buddhist teachings is that we are asked to honor and develop our own –Read more–

Authentic Presence Immersion

Professional training in the contemplative-based approach to end-of-life care
Friday 21 June, 8pm to Saturday 29 June, 11am

This programme is part of Authentic Presences Courses. It can be taken as a stand-alone or part of the Certificate in Contemplative End-of-Life Care.

Authentic Presence Immersion –Read more–

Peaceful Mind, Loving Heart

Meditations for Finding Peace and Developing Loving Kindness
with Andrew Warr and Veronica Nicholson
Saturday 6 July, 7pm – Saturday 13 July, 1pm
Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Facing Loss Healing Grief

Facing Loss, Healing Grief

with Bernie Jeffery and John Douglas
Friday 19 July, 8pm to Sunday 21 July, 1pm

Suitable for those who are personally experiencing bereavement.

Content

  • Exploring our relationship with our grief
  • Identifying things that make it harder to mourn our loss
  • Healing Unfinished Business
  • Small Group Sharing
  • Larger Group –Read more–

Contentment: The Greatest Treasure

For over-50s with Susan Browne
Tuesday 23 July, 11am to Thursday 25 July, 1pm

Content

  • Guided meditation and contemplations
  • Interactive exercises
  • Time for rest, relaxation and enjoying nature

As we age and move through the stages of life, the practice of Meditation can help us develop a deep contentment and be –Read more–

Healing Relationships

with Rosamund Oliver
Friday 26 July, 8pm to Sunday 28 July, 1pm

The aim of this retreat is to support our own healing, self-compassion and a process of forgiveness; to enable more compassionate and authentic interactions with partners, family members and work colleagues.

Sometimes, in our relationship with others, we –Read more–

Contemplative Walking

Bank Holiday Weekend
with John Douglas
Friday 2 August, 8pm to Monday 5 August, 2pm

Content

  • Integrating mindfulness into activity
  • Relaxed daily ambles of 5 to 9 km length over 3 to 4 hours
  • Packed lunches provided
  • Suitable for all ages with basic level of fitness

“Walk as if you are –Read more–

Medical QiGong

For Beginners with Tony Walsh
Friday 23 August, 8pm to Sunday 25 August, 2pm

Practised in China by young and old alike for over a thousand years Medical Qigong is a complete healthcare system. Its gentle flowing movements, integrated breathing and meditative awareness invigorates our natural healing ability bringing –Read more–

Radical Responsibility

The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind
With Chagdud Khadro
Friday 6 September, 8pm to Sunday 8 September, 1pm

Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Buddhist Teachings
  • Guided meditation and contemplations
  • Discussion and Q&A sessions
  • Time for rest, –Read more–

Calm and Clear

with Andrew Warr
Friday 20 September, 8pm to Sunday 22 September, 1pm

Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Guided meditation and contemplations
  • Interactive exercises
  • Time for rest, relaxation and enjoying nature

Take a break from the ordinary, –Read more–

Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga

Body & Mind, Comfort & Ease
Free Spirit event with Matt Padwick
Tuesday 24 September, 11am to Thursday 26 September, 1pm

Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of yoga or meditation is needed.

Based on traditional Tibetan healing practices, and suitable –Read more–

Deep Listening

with Rosamund Oliver
Wednesday 2 October, 8pm to Sunday 6 October, 1:30pm

ICGP Accreditation 21 Credits – GMS Study Leave: 3.5

Deep Listening is a complete practical training using the transformational method of Awareness Centred Deep Listening Training designed by Rosamund Oliver, which harnesses the life-changing –Read more–

Loving Kindness

Connecting with our innate empathy and kindness
with Andrew Warr
Friday 11 October, 8pm to Sunday 13 October, 1pm

Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Ways to evoke the natural love we all have within us
  • Learning to –Read more–

Khamtrul Rinpoche

Meditation instructions on A Record of Mahamudra Instructions by Pema Karpo
Friday 25 October, 8pm to Monday 28 October, 1pm

Gyalwa Dokhampa Shedrub Nyima, the 9th Khamtrul Rinpoche (b. 1982), is an outstanding teacher of the younger generation of masters from the Drukpa Kagyü tradition. He will teach –Read more–

Not a Digital Detox

with Jonathan Garner
Friday 8 November, 8pm to Sunday 10 November, 1pm Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Guided meditation and contemplations
  • Interactive exercises
  • Time for rest, relaxation and enjoying nature

Despite the host of benefits –Read more–

Present Through the End

Accompanying a family member or friend at the end of their lives
with Kirsten DeLeo
Friday 15 November, 8 pm – Sunday 17 November, 1pm

Content

  • How to hold space for another
  • How to be when we don’t know to say or do
  • How –Read more–

Meditation as a Way of Being

A free retreat specially developed for the over-50s
with Christine Whiteside
Tuesday 12 November, 11am to Thursday 14 November, 1pm Meditation is a wise and skilful way of coming to understand and relate to all of our our experiences with awareness and presence.

It introduces us to –Read more–

  • Facing Loss Healing Grief

Facing Loss, Healing Grief

with Bernie Jeffery and John Douglas
Friday 22 November, 8pm to Sunday 24 November, 1pm

Suitable for those who are personally experiencing bereavement.

Content

  • Exploring our relationship with our grief
  • Identifying things that make it harder to mourn our loss
  • Healing Unfinished Business
  • Small Group Sharing
  • Larger Group –Read more–
  • Natural Great Peace

Natural Great Peace

For anyone with previous experience of meditation
Free Spirit event with Andrew Warr
Friday 29 November, 8pm to Friday 6 December, 1pm

This retreat is open to anyone with previous experience of meditation.

Content

  • A retreat specifically designed for those with some experience of meditation
  • Extended periods of meditation
  • Much –Read more–

Finding Peace

Learn how to meditate and to bring its benefit into daily life
with Andrew Warr
Friday 6 December, 8pm to Sunday 8 December, 1pm Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Guided meditation and contemplations
  • Interactive exercises
  • Time for –Read more–

Good in the Beginning

Our Annual New Year Retreat
with Andrew Warr
Saturday 28 December, 11am to Wednesday 1 January, 1pm Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Guided meditation and contemplations
  • Interactive exercises
  • Time for rest, relaxation and enjoying nature

Traditionally –Read more–

Mindful and Aware

Free Retreat for Younger People 18-30
Tuesday 7 January, 11am to Thursday 9 January, 1pm Content

  • Guided meditation and contemplations
  • Interactive exercises
  • Time for rest, relaxation and enjoying nature

Take a break to slow down, unplug, relax and come home to yourself. We can easily become overwhelmed by the –Read more–

Finding Peace

Learn how to meditate and to bring its benefit into daily life
with Andrew Warr
Friday 17 January, 8pm to Sunday 19 January, 1pm Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Guided meditation and contemplations
  • Interactive exercises
  • Time for –Read more–

Taking Charge of your Life

with Kirsten DeLeo
Friday 7 February, 8pm – Sunday 9 February, 1pm This is a highly participatory programme.

Content

  • Guided mindful and meditative methods that can be integrated into professional and personal life
  • Methods for connecting with our deeper motivations and resourcing our own inner wisdom and –Read more–

Loving Kindness Week

Discovering the True Nature of Love
with Andrew Warr
Saturday 15 February, 7pm to Saturday 22 February, 1pm

Everyone is welcome to this retreat and no prior experience of meditation is needed.

Content

  • Ways to evoke the natural love we all have within us
  • Learning to be our –Read more–