Time to Meditate – Online

Free Online Guided Meditations
Tuesday Mornings, 9.15am to 10am (Irish Time)

Join us every Tuesday morning at 9:15am for a free 45 minute guided meditation with one of our experienced meditation instructors.

Every session is suitable for all levels and there are no difficult postures or –Read more–

Loving Kindness Meditation – Online

Free Online Guided Loving Kindness Meditations
Thursday Mornings, 9.15am to 10am (Irish Time)

“The water of compassion courses through the canal of loving kindness”. -Maitreya

Join us every Thursday morning at 9:15am for a free 45 minute guided loving kindness meditation with one of our experienced –Read more–

Move 2 Meditate

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

Simple movement and breathing exercises – suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels – which lead us to a greater stillness and a felt-sense of what meditation really is.

What to Bring

Kum –Read more–

You Tube Guided Meditations – Online

A Selection of Dzogchen Beara Guided Meditations
Loving Kindness, Guided Meditation, Tonglen and more

On this page you’ll find a small selection of guided meditations from some of our teachers on various themes and topics from Loving Kindness meditations to guided practices on physical sensations, –Read more–

Daily Meditation

Release and relax in our Shrine Room with clifftop ocean views.
(During retreats, daily drop-in meditation is in the Spiritual Care Centre Meditation Room.)

Monday to Friday, 9:15am to 10am

Meditation is bringing the mind back home, and this is first achieved through the practice of mindfulness.

Once an old woman –Read more–

The Heart Practice for Difficult Times

Weekend Retreat with John Douglas
Friday 8 December, 7.30pm to Sunday 10 December, 1pm

When things are difficult in our lives, strong emotions such as grief and anxiety can sometimes overwhelm us, making it hard to get on with even the simplest of daily tasks.

While –Read more–

Joy You Can Count On – Online

Half-day Workshop with Maureen Cooper
Sunday December 17, 10am -12.30pm (Irish time)

Explore how accessing joy in the midst of suffering is an essential element in learning to cope with all the challenges life brings.

Taking inspiration from The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama –Read more–

A Gift to Ourselves – Online

3 Part Morning Retreat on Love and Compassion with Susan Browne
28, 29 and 30 December, 10am to 12:30pm (Irish Time)

Christmas and New Year are traditionally a time of get-togethers of family and friends. For many of us however we might have a sense –Read more–

Good in the Beginning

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

Traditionally the New Year is a time for making a fresh start and reflecting on the direction we would like our life to take.

This –Read more–

The Power of Intention – Online

A Morning Seminar with Susan Browne and Anne Sheehan
Sunday 7 January, 10am to 12:30pm (Irish Time)

Take some time out at the beginning of the New Year for a morning of guided reflection and contemplation and to make aspiration prayers.

What –Read more–

Self-Compassion in our Journey with Illness – Online

6 Week Online Course with John Douglas
Thursdays, 11.00am to 12:30pm, January 11 to February 15 (Irish time)

Living with a serious illness can change our lives. As well as the anguish of physical treatment and the disruption to our lives, many people –Read more–

Understanding Death – Online

Introduction to the Tibetan Buddhist View of Death and Dying
4 Evenings Online with Kirsten DeLeo
Tuesdays 7pm to 8.30pm, January 16 to February 6 (Irish Time)

Death is a hard subject to look at and talk about, yet it touches us all. –Read more–

Parenting with Resilience and Joy – Online

9 Week Online Course for Emotional Health at Home
with Fiona Clarke
Wednesdays 7pm to 8.30pm, 17 January to 27 March (Irish Time)

An experiential online course designed to give you practical tools for cultivating well-being and building healthy relationships.

During each –Read more–

Connected Educators – Online

9-Week Online Course for Teacher-Flourishing
with Fiona Clarke
Thursdays 7pm to 8.30pm, 18 January to 21 March (Irish Time)

Explore evidence-based tools for well-being, including mindfulness, empathy and compassion exercises, tools that help educators protect against stress, and boost resilience and emotional intelligence.

The course –Read more–

The Essence of Meditation

Helpful and Practical Guidance on Meditation
with Derek Corr and Mary Moriarty
Friday 19 January, 7.30pm to Sunday 21 January, 1pm

Meditation doesn’t have to be complicated or difficult. Many of us can feel we are doing something wrong if our mind –Read more–

Flourishing As You Age – Online

Part 2: Deepen your Trust in Courage, Wisdom and Humour
6 Week Online Course with Maureen Cooper
Wednesdays 11am to 12.30pm, January 24 to February 28 (Irish Time)

The number of older people in the world is projected to double by 2050. –Read more–

Befriending Our Difficult Emotions

Weekend Retreat with John Douglas
Friday 26 January,7.30pm to  Sunday 28 January, 1.15pm

Feelings and emotions are central to our experience as human beings, yet for many of us, they often appear to be the “enemy”. Yet learning to befriend our difficult emotions can be a key –Read more–

Mountain Stream Practice

Find Your Flow with Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga
with Matt Padwick
Saturday 3 February, 11am to Monday 5 February, 2pm

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

Based on –Read more–

Loving Kindness Week

Discovering the True Nature of Love
with Andrew Warr, Anne Sheehan and Derek Corr
Saturday 10 February, 7pm to Saturday 17 February, 1pm

When our hearts and minds are filled with love we naturally experience happiness and well-being, yet many of us feel a poverty –Read more–

Freedom of Forgiveness – Online

Online Morning with Maureen Cooper
Sunday 18 February, 10am to 12.30pm (Irish time)

Responding to being hurt with kindness and forgiveness is one of the most difficult things we can do. Even though we may admire others for responding to someone who hurts them with love, –Read more–

The Joy of Simplicity

Weekend Retreat with Susan Browne and Rob van Wilegen
Friday 23 February, 7.30pm to Sunday 25 February, 1pm

Our complex world can tempt us to spend a lot of time in our heads. During this weekend retreat, the focus will be on meditation practice as a way –Read more–

Mind, Body & Spirit

A Self-Care Retreat for Family Carers and Care Professionals
with Kirsten DeLeo & Matt Padwick
Tuesday February 27, 11am to Thursday February 29, 1pm
A Self-Care Retreat for Family Carers and All Those Working in the Caring Field

Attending to our own needs and wellbeing –Read more–

Emotional Awareness – Online

How to Access the Creative Energy of Emotion
6 Week Online Course with Maureen Cooper
Tuesdays 7pm to 8.30pm, March 6 to April 10 (Irish time)

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

  • Facing Loss Healing Grief

Facing Loss, Healing Grief

with Bernie Jeffery, Alvina Cassidy & John Douglas
Friday 8 March, 7.30pm to Sunday 10 March, 1pm

Grief is a natural response to the ongoing loss we experience when someone close to us dies. In this retreat, using meditation and reflections, we will explore ways to be –Read more–

Deep Listening Essentials

Weekend Retreat with John Douglas
Friday 1 March, 7.30pm to Sunday 3 March, 3.30pm

Deep Listening is one of our most popular and enduring courses and we run an annual Deep Listening Essentials over a weekend in spring plus a Deep Listening Intensive in –Read more–


Spring Meditation Retreat with Kirsten DeLeo
Friday 22 March, 7:30pm to Sunday 24 March, 1pm

For beginners and anyone who likes to give their meditation practise a boost.

Spring is a great time to make a fresh start. Meditation is a down-to-earth and practical resource. It helps –Read more–

Deep Listening Intensive

Transforming Communication at all Levels
with Rosamund Oliver and John Douglas
Wednesday 2 October, 8pm to Sunday 6 October, 1:30pm 2024

Deep Listening is a complete practical training using the transformational method of Awareness Centred Deep Listening Training founded by Rosamund –Read more–

  • Facing Loss Healing Grief

Facing Loss, Healing Grief

with Alvina Cassidy & John Douglas
Friday 15 November, 7.30pm to Sunday 17 November, 1pm 2024

Grief is a natural response to the ongoing loss we experience when someone close to us dies. In this retreat, using meditation and reflections, we will explore ways to be with –Read more–