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Summer Retreat

Mindfulness, Meditation & Contemplation

+ Restorative vegetarian organic food program + optional body+energy work

Friday 3rd June – Sunday 5th  June 2016 (Weekend Retreat)

Note: Please ring or text John on 0866040988 to check availability before booking

Feedback from previous participants:

“I loved this retreat, it was such a gift to myself after a hectic year. It was so nice to unwind and chill-out, the food was amazing and the whole place so supportive” Debbie

“The overall atmosphere, integrity and simplicity of those running the retreat was what I valued most, it was magic” David.

“The meditation was really helpful” Paul

John is a great communicator. He is fun, insightful and becomes part of the group. That’s why it all works so well.” Patrick.

“The very easy going atmosphere made it feel like home from home and John’s laid back approach and great sense of humour made it really enjoyable. Looking forward to next year already! Angela.


Join us for our Summer Retreat  in the beautiful grounds of Maheramore, Co. Wicklow.

This is a retreat with some workshop elements that is based in the beautiful grounds of the Bobbio retreat centre in Maheramore Co. Wicklow right beside the sea.

It starts on Friday evening from 6pm and ends on Sunday after lunch.

All the food is vegetarian and mainly organic.

The days will be a mixture of mindfulness, meditation, silence in the mornings, walks, rest, and healthy food.

Bodywork and energy work will be available at a reduced cost during the retreat.

All the sessions are optional


F.A.Q (Frequently asked questions)

Q: I’ve never done meditation before can I still go?

A: Yes, all levels of experience are catered for

Q: Is this a religious retreat?

A: No, its a spiritual one and is open to people of all beliefs

Q: Is there a facility for people with disabilities?

A: Yes, we have a full wheelchair access and a bedroom and toiled designed for such.

Q: I’m not sure I can drive or need a lift is this possible?

A: Yes, we’ll organise car pooling and pick-ups where possible and there is full public transport to Wicklow town 10 minutes from the venue.


The cost of the retreat, food and board for the retreat is €295.

All rooms are en-suite with power showers.

Each room has twin beds and can accommodate two people.

If you want a single room please specify.

Bodywork and energywork is available as an optional extra on the retreat.

The retreat is limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

Call or text John on 086 6040988 for more information.

Please send a cheque for the full amount made out to John Doherty, 5 Greenhill Heights, Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow


Payment can be made by Visa or PAY-PAL and there is a 3.4% service charge.