Tallaght retreat Centre

    Programme of events 2021

    Dear friends, we are cautiously reopening our doors to welcome you back!  We still take care that all Covid-19 precautions are observed, so that you can feel safe as you spend time with us.  Some of the evening groups have started up again, as follows:

    · ‘Grow’ Mental health Organisation (info line 1890 474474): 7pm—9pm
    · Circle Dancing (Joanne, 086 8972191): 7.15pm—9pm
    · Men’s Yoga (kevin@thehealthyway.ie): 7.30pm—9pm

    · Zen Meditation will resume here in the Centre later in the month.  In the meantime we continue with our regular Tuesday evening Zoom Zen meeting (Mary, 087 9543710): 8pm—9pm
    · John Main Christian Meditation (Niall, 085 7609500: 8pm—9pm


    In addition we have the following events coming up:

    EXTENDED ADVENT RETREAT: ‘A Child is born for us, a Son is given to us.’ 
    1—5 December 2021

    Facilitator: Donagh O’Shea OP

    Option of coming for the weekend 3—5 December, or if you prefer a longer retreat you may begin on Wednesday 1st. 

    Now that commercial life is picking up again we feel the need to find a few days of respite from the commercialisation and activism of the Christmas season.  We enter silence and stillness, and learn once again to hear the ’tiding of great joy.’ 

    SOUL AND NATURE: A weekend residential retreat for men and women who have lost their spouse/partner through death. 

    10—12 December 2021

    Facilitator: Eileen Pugh 

    Morning and evening sessions to include: Soul and Nature, Body Wisdom, Meditation, Labyrinth Contemplative Walk, Self-care at Christmas….

    Optional Extras (to be pre-booked):
    Crafts, Saturday, 3pm—5pm  €20
    Meditation and Clay, Saturday 2pm—5pm  €30
    Reiki and Aroma Point Therapy, €60 per hour
    Aromatherapy or Hot Stone Massage, €60 per hour
    Reflexology, €60 per hour
    Optional early morning hike.
    To book: please contact Eileen at 086 8409035 or


    CONFERENCE ROOMS and other facilities are available to groups for booking. 

    Contact: Anita, 01 4048123 / 4048189.

    We will soon be resuming SCHOOL RETREATS / REFLECTION DAYS for Primary and Secondary school students.  We welcome groups of up to150 students, from 6th class up to Leaving Certificate. The Facilitators come from a variety of youth work backgrounds: all  have undergone graduate and some have post-graduate studies in Spirituality, Theology,  Relationships and Sexuality, Communication, Addictions Studies, Mental health etc. Through reflection,  discussion, meditation, games, students are helped to explore their hopes and dreams as well as their difficulties.  Students say they feel affirmed and restored, during what is often the most bonding day of their school years. Special themes can be tailored to meet group requirements.  

    Secondary Schools:  9.30am—2.30pm. 
    Primary schools: 9.30am—1.00 pm.  Cost: 

    Dates can be secured by deposit over phone.  Early booking is advised.