Onsite Events

Deep Listening Intensive

with Rosamund Oliver and John Douglas
Wednesday 28 September, 8pm to Sunday 2 October, 1:30pm

Deep Listening is a complete practical training using the transformational method of Awareness Centred Deep Listening Training founded by Rosamund Oliver, which harnesses the life-changing potential of bringing simple –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–

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 (35 NMBI CEU’s)
Irish College of General Practitioners: 8 CPD Credits and 1 GMS study leave day

A professional –Read more–

Mindful Self Compassion

On-Site 6 Week Introductory Course
with John Douglas
Tuesdays 7.30pm to 9.00pm, October 25 to November 29

We are delighted to welcome you all back for evening courses at Dzogchen Beara starting with this 6 week course on Mindful Self Compassion with John.

Mindfulness is the –Read more–

The Heart Practice for Difficult Times

Weekend Retreat with John Douglas
Friday November 4, 7:30pm to Sunday November 6, 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–

  • 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.


  • 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.


Finding Self Compassion in our Everyday Lives

Weekend Retreat with John Douglas
Friday December 9th, 7:30pm to Sunday December 11th, 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–

Good in the Beginning

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


  • 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


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