Time to Meditate – Online

Free Online Guided Meditations
Tuesday Mornings, 9:30am to 10:15am (Irish Time)

Join us every Tuesday morning at 9:30am for a free 45 minute guided meditation with one of our experienced meditation instructors.

Every session is suitable for all levels. You can sit on a chair or –Read more–

Loving Kindness Meditation – Online

Free Online Guided Loving Kindness Meditations
Thursday Mornings, 9:30am to 10:15am (Irish Time)

Join us every Thursday morning at 9:30am for a free 45 minute guided loving kindness meditation with one of our experienced meditation instructors. Loving-kindness meditation can be practiced by anyone, people of –Read more–

Move 2 Meditate

Kum Nye (Tibetan Yoga) & Meditation
Friday Mornings 10:30am to 12pm, June to September

Based on traditional Tibetan healing practices, and suitable for all ages and fitness levels, Kum Nye’s simple movement and breathing exercises lead us to a greater stillness and a felt-sense of what meditation –Read more–

Open Mind, Open Heart

Monday Mornings Mini-Retreat
10:30am to 1pm (includes vegetarian lunch from 1pm to 2pm)

These mini-retreats are suitable for everyone, no experience needed, seats provided and no special postures required!

Relaxed drop-in sessions with experienced meditation teachers; introducing simple yet profound methods of meditation and contemplation, that can –Read more–

Finding Self Compassion in our Everyday Lives

Weekend Retreat with John Douglas
Friday August 12, 8pm to Sunday August 14, 1pm

For most of us, having a good sense of self esteem seems important. When we have it, we feel good about ourselves and more positive and motivated in our lives. –Read more–

Contemplative Walking

Mid-week Retreat with John Douglas
Tuesday August 16, 11am to Thursday August 18, 2:30pm

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” Thich Nhat Hanh

Enjoy a mid-week break experiencing mindfulness in action through meditation and relaxed walking on beautiful trails on the Beara Peninsula.

This popular event –Read more–

The Essence of Meditation

Helpful and Practical Guidance on Meditation
with Derek Corr and Mary Moriarty
Friday 2 September, 7.30pm to Sunday 4 September, 1pm

“If you want to attain perfect calmness in your meditation you should not be bothered by the various images you find –Read more–

Healing Relationships through Listening

Transforming Connections with Awareness Centred Listening
with Rosamund Oliver and John Douglas
Friday 9 September, 11am to Sunday 11 September, 1pm

During this weekend we focus on both compassion for ourself as well as ways to heal our relationships with others.

Topics for the weekend

A Morning of Meditation – Online

Refresh Your Meditation Practice
with Susan Browne
Sunday 18 September, 10am to 12.30pm (Irish time)

Connect with others to practice meditation together in a relaxed way that is supportive for your practice. In the Buddhist tradition, meditation is more than just a –Read more–

Mountain Stream Practice

Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga and Meditation
with Matt Padwick – Suitable for Beginners
Tuesday 20 September, 11am to Thursday 22 September, 1pm

In this retreat we will experience how through movement we can discover a greater stillness – and how in that stillness we come –Read more–

Mind at Ease – Online

6 Week Meditation Course
with Susan Browne and Rob Van Willigen
Tuesdays 7pm to 8.30pm, September 20 to October 25 (Irish time)

Meditation as taught by the Buddha is something that can be practised by anyone, of any age or background. It’s a –Read more–

Mindful Self Compassion

6 Week Introductory Course
with John Douglas
Tuesdays 7.30pm to 9.00pm, September 20 to October 25
Mindfulness is the first step in emotional healing—turning toward and acknowledging our difficult thoughts and feelings (such as inadequacy, sadness, anger, confusion) with a spirit of openness and curiosity.

Self-compassion –Read more–

Connected Parents – Online

9 Week Online Course for Emotional Health at Home
with Fiona Clarke
Wednesdays 7pm to 8.30pm, 21 September to 23 November (Irish Time)

Who is this course for?

This course is for parents and carers – all those who care for children. No previous experience –Read more–

Connected Teachers – Online

9-Week Online Course for Teacher-Flourishing
with Fiona Clarke
Thursdays 7pm to 8.30pm, 22 September to 24 November (Irish Time)

Connected Teachers explores evidence-based tools for well-being, including mindfulness, empathy and compassion exercises. These tools help protect against stress, and boost resilience and emotional intelligence. –Read more–

Exploring Buddhist Wisdom – Online

Online Weekend on The Four Seals
with Susan Browne and Rob Van Willigen
Saturday 24 September, 9:30am to Sunday 25 September, 1pm (Irish time)

Buddhism is distinguished by four characteristics, or “seals.”  The Four Seals are said to be the hallmark of the –Read more–

Deep Listening Intensive

with Rosamund Oliver and John Douglas
Wednesday 28 September, 8pm to Sunday 2 October, 1:30pm
Nursing/Midwifery Board of Ireland: 24.5 Continuing Education Units (pending)
Irish College of General Practitioners: 23.5 CPD Credits and 4 GMS study leave days (pending)

Deep Listening is a complete practical training –Read more–

The Joy of Simplicity

Weekend Retreat with Susan Browne and Olivier Riche
Friday 14 October, 7.30pm to Sunday 16 October, 1pm

Many of us today find that we are fragmented into different aspects. So many contradictory voices, dictates, and feelings fight for control over our inner lives that we find ourselves –Read more–

Befriending Emotions – Online

with Maureen Cooper
Sunday 16 October, 10am to 12.30 am (Irish time)

When we experience a wave of strong emotion all too often, we feel that we immediately need to control it, or transform it into a positive emotion, or just simply block it. In fact, all –Read more–

Authentic Presence Immersion

Professional Training in the Contemplative-based Approach to End-of-Life Care
Saturday 15 October, 7pm to Sunday 23 October, 11am
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland: Continuing Education Units (pending)
Irish College of General Practitioners: 8 CPD Credits and 1 GMS study leave day

A professional training in –Read more–

The Practice of Tonglen

How to open our hearts and change our world, one breath at a time
with Kirsten DeLeo
Saturday Oct 29 11am to Wednesday Nov 2 1pm

 

Content

  • short talks
  • guided meditation sessions
  • discussions groups
  • periods of silence
  • gentle movement exercises (suitable –Read more–

Emotional Awareness – Online

How to Access the Creative Energy of Emotion
6 Week Online Course with Maureen Cooper
Tuesdays 7pm-8.30pm, November 1 to December 6 (Irish time)

During the course of any ordinary day, all kinds of feelings bubble up and occupy our attention—sometimes we hardly notice –Read more–

An Evening of Remembrance – Online

A Free Online Communal Remembrance for the Deceased 
Wednesday 2 November, 8pm to 9.15pm (Irish Time)

This evening is an opportunity for all of us that have lost loved ones to take part in an online communal remembrance, to connect –Read more–

  • Natural Great Peace

Natural Great Peace

with Andrew Warr, Veronica Nicholson and Olivier Riche
Saturday 26 November, 11am to Friday 2 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 of the retreat is –Read more–

Finding Peace

Learn How to Meditate and Bring its Benefit into Daily Life
Weekend Retreat with Andrew Warr
Friday 2 December, 8pm to Sunday 4 December, 1pm

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

Content

Good in the Beginning

Our Annual New Year Retreat
with John Douglas and Veronica Nicholson
Wednesday December 28, 11am to Sunday January 1, 1pm

Content

  • Guided meditation and contemplations
  • Interactive exercises
  • Time for rest, relaxation and enjoying nature
  • The retreat will include periods of silence including during tea –Read more–

Loving Kindness Week

Discovering the True Nature of Love
with Andrew Warr, Anne Sheehan and Derek Corr
2023, Saturday 11 February 7pm to Saturday 18 February 1pm

Content

  • Ways to evoke the natural love we all have within us
  • Learning to be our own best friend
  • What does –Read more–