Upcoming Events

Quiet Reflection and Meditation
Entering into darkness, stillness,Quiet Space
beyond time, beyond space.
Waiting and listening,
Until filled with that Mysterious Presence
that reaches the depths within.
Come and join us for an hour of quiet and relaxation.

Venue:           Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road
Time:              Monday Evenings – 8.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m
Admission:  Free

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Lenten Programme

Gift yourself with some quiet time.
Join us for an hour of quiet and relaxation on the following dates:

Date and Time:     Thursday, March 12th from 10.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.

Spring Equinox – Moving into Light.800px-Primrose_(Primula_vulgaris)
Nothing is so beautiful as Spring”.
Date:         Friday, March 20th
Time:        7.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Venue:     Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road, Kildare Town
Recommended donation of €10.00 includes tea/coffee

Sacred Dance
“Sacred dance is an experience of prayer through the language of the body.”
Come along to a morning of sacred dances – and circle dances – from many traditions. No previous experience is necessary and a warm welcome awaits all. Dance is a wonderful way of bringing people together.
Date:         Thursday, March 26th
Time:       10.30 am – 12.30 pm
Venue:     Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road, Kildare Town
Recommended donation of €15.00 includes tea/coffee
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National Pilgrim Paths Day, April 4th, 2014
Come and celebrate National Pilgrim Paths Day this Easter in Kildare by walking part of Brigid’s Way Pilgrim Path.
the Curragh 2

Date:      Saturday, April 4th, 2015
Start:
            9.30 am for bus from Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road, Kildare
town.
Distance:    8 miles/13km approximately
Cost:             €5.00
Please book in advance by email for your place on the bus at info@brigidsway.ie

The pilgrimage is an easy 2/3 hour walk in honour of St. Brigid around her holy sites and places of outstanding natural beauty in Kildare, including:
Pollerdstown Fen, The Curragh, St. Brigid’s Cathedral and Fire Temple, St. Brigid’s well and Solas Bhride Centre and Hermitages.

 

Images from Feile Bride 2015

Brenda Kindregan and Margaret Walsh, Solas Bhride Team, presented "Awaken the Mystery of Being Present Here" and "Unfolding the Legacy of St. Brigid" during the Feile

Brenda Kindregan and Margaret Walsh, Solas Bhride Team, presented “Awaken the Mystery of Being Present Here” and “Unfolding the Legacy of St. Brigid” during the Feile

Mayor of County Kildare, Fiona O'Loughlin at the Offical Opening with from left, Phil O'Shea, Ann Riordan, Rita Minehan, Peter Carey, CEO County Kildare and Mary Minehan

Mayor of County Kildare, Fiona O’Loughlin at the Offical Opening with from left, Phil O’Shea, Ann Riordan, Rita Minehan, Peter Carey, CEO County Kildare and Mary Minehan

Owen Lynch and Dave Maguire perform during the Feile Bride musical evening at Solas Bhride. Highly Strung also performed on the night.

Owen Lynch and Dave Maguire perform during the Feile Bride musical evening at Solas Bhride. Highly Strung also performed on the night.

Terry Hennessy, Solas Bhride Team, leading the Creative Movement workshop.

Terry Hennessy, Solas Bhride Team, leading the Creative Movement workshop.

Eimear Quinn who officially opened the Centre and Luka Bloom

Eimear Quinn who officially opened the Centre and Luka Bloom

Theresa McAuliffe, Solas Bhride Team welcomes visitors to Solas Bhride

Theresa McAuliffe, Solas Bhride Team welcomes visitors to Solas Bhride

Fr. Sean Deegan, St. Patrick's Missionary Society leads the celebration of mass at St. Brigid's well

Fr. Sean Deegan, St. Patrick’s Missionary Society leads the celebration of mass at St. Brigid’s well

Nellie McLoughlin rsm, delivers the Annual Celtic Heritage Lecture, "The Unfolding Universe:  Glimpses into Mystery"

Nellie McLoughlin rsm, delivers the Annual Celtic Heritage Lecture, “The Unfolding Universe: Glimpses into Mystery”

Students from St. Brigid's Primary School, Kildare town, proudly display their St. Brigid's crosses.  The class visited Solas Bhride on their way to St. Brigid's well

Students from St. Brigid’s Primary School, Kildare town, proudly display their St. Brigid’s crosses. The class visited Solas Bhride on their way to St. Brigid’s well

Karen Ward, speaks about "Brigid's Way" - a walking pilgrimage from Brigid's holy well in Faughart, County Louth to Brigid's monastic city in Kildare Town.  For enquiries or to book:  www.brigidsway.ie

Karen Ward, speaks about “Brigid’s Way” – a walking pilgrimage from Brigid’s holy well in Faughart, County Louth to Brigid’s monastic city in Kildare Town. For enquiries or to book: www.brigidsway.ie

Dominic McEvoy, Director, Kildare Education Centre with Nellie McLoughlin

Dominic McEvoy, Director, Kildare Education Centre with Nellie McLoughlin

Enda Phelan Thompson, delighted participants with her Interpretative Floral Art Demonstration on the theme of Spring Awakening.

Enda Phelan Thompson, delighted participants with her Interpretative Floral Art Demonstration on the theme of Spring Awakening.

A visitor to Solas Bhride learns how to make a St. Brigid's cross

A visitor to Solas Bhride learns how to make a St. Brigid’s cross

Transition year Student from Newbridge College, Aine Fleming spent part of her work experience at Solas Bhride.

Transition year Student from Newbridge College, Aine Fleming spent part of her work experience at Solas Bhride.

Joe Murray, Afri, introduces speakers, Bruce Kent and Colin Archer Bruce Kent & Colin Archer – Imagine… a World without War

Joe Murray, Afri, introduces speakers, Bruce Kent and Colin Archer Bruce Kent & Colin Archer – Imagine… a World without War

A tree is planted at Solas Bhride during the Afri Conference

A tree is planted at Solas Bhride during the Afri Conference