Completing Your Booking

Nurturing Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

Booking Completion

Thank you for booking your place for our Nurturing Mindfulness Meditation Retreat. We are excited to welcome you at Cabragh Lodge, in the foothills of the Ox Mountains. Co. Sligo. This weekend retreat promises a rejuvenating blend of mindfulness, nature, and connection.

If you booked a deposit place, your balance of payment is due by 1st June 2024 to finalise confirmation of your place.  See below the various euro and sterling options available to make the balance payment.

If you need an invoice or receipt of your payment, please let us know and we can arrange this for you.

Deposit Places – Balance Outstanding due by 1st June 2024

Single Occupancy Balance €445  

Twin Share Balance €275 with Dr. Sheena Burke

Single Room – Balance of  €445

Twin Share – Balance of €275

Name Sheena Burke

Bank Bank of Ireland

IBAN IE43BOFI 901853 28174803



Sheena Burke | 0876816635

Name Claire Griffin

Bank Starling Bank

Account 88195759

Sort code 60-83-71

Cancellation policy

  • If you cancel your place before 1st May, you will receive any refund of payment less the €150 non-refundable deposit paid.
  • If you cancel after the 1st May, we will refund the balance less the deposit of €150 only if we are able to re-fill your space from a waiting list.
  • If the organisers cancel the retreat, you will be refunded 100% of fees received for payment of your place.


Day 1

You are welcome to check in to your accommodation from 3pm on Friday 9th August. Registration/tea/coffee and welcome are at 5pm .

Our Opening Ceremony will be at 6pm in the Meditation Room.

We will share an evening dinner at 7.30pm.

All meals are vegetarian and will cater to your dietary needs and choices as you have advised us.

Day 2

We begin the day with a guided morning meditation will start at 7.30am.

Breakfast is 8.30-9.30am.

Participants will be invited to take breakfast in silence. You may also choose to spend much of the day in warm, social silence as fits your retreat intention and know you will be supported by the group in this noble practice.

The day continues with a series of guided practices, mindfulness walks, movement and workshops, both indoors and outdoors as weather permits.

We will have breaks throughout the morning and day.

The afternoons offer 3 hours of self-guided time where you are welcome to rest, walk the grounds or hills, maybe visit nearby beaches.

In the evening there will be a Gong Bath in the Meditation room and time to reflect on the day.

An evening meal will also be shared together.

Day 3

We begin our 3rd day together with our morning meditation at 7.30am followed by silent breakfast.

There will be a guided Mindful Outdoor Experience, followed by our Closing Circle and final practice at 11.30am.

Lunch will be at 1pm and the retreat will finish at 2pm.

Please note these times may be subject to slight adjustment, depending on emerging factors to consider. However we will take every care to ensure that the start and end time of the retreat remain the same.

Getting Here

Cabragh Lodge is located 15 minutes drive from Coolaney, Co. Sligo, in the foothills of the Ox Mountains offering panoramic views of lush valley and rolling hills.  The centre is listed on google maps.  We can offer support when we know which direction you will travel from!

From the east, take the N4 to Sligo and take the 1st exit for Collooney and then right to stay on the R290. From here it is a 15 minute drive. Continue on this road up the mountain –  about 1.2 km on you will take another right and another 5km. Continue and you will see a sign to turn right into Cabragh Lodge.

Trains go from Dublin city to nearby Collooney – travel time approx. 3 hours. Collooney station is approx. 15 mins drive from the retreat centre.  Transfers to the retreat centre are available from Collooney station for the Dublin train departing Dublin at 11.00, arriving at Collooney at 14.04, and for the train departing Dublin at 1pm, arriving at 16.04 on Friday and returning on Sunday, after the retreat finishes at 2pm.

There is also a train from Sligo to Collooney – Fri departure 3.05pm – arrive Collooney at 3.13pm. A pick up to the retreat centre is available from here.

On the Friday, it is possible to catch the Bus Eireann Expressway number 22 bus directly from Dublin Airport to Mullingar or from Dublin city (please note there is only 1 morning no 22 bus that will get you to the retreat centre on time) There is also a slower number 115 bus from Dublin city to Mullingar.

For anyone making their way to Mullingar we can arrange transfers at 2pm from Mullingar direct to the retreat centre at an additional fee for the driver (about 2 hours drive).

NB we need at least 48 hours notice to organise transfers from Mullingar.

The closest airport is Knock Airport (NOC) (also known as Ireland West Airport) which is about 50 mins drive from Cabragh Lodge.

Car hire is available from the airport via several major car hire companies.

There is a taxi rank outside the terminal; however, you are advised to book your taxi in advance to ensure availability.

Alternative airports:

Shannon Airport (SNN) is approximately 2 hours 15 mins drive to Cabragh Lodge.

Dublin Airport (DUB) is approx 3 hours drive away. Shared travel to airports with other participants may also be available and we will help team you up with other retreat participants nearer the time.

The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. - WB Yeats

Retreat Dates

Friday 9th August (registration 5pm) – Sunday 11th August (2pm) 2024

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