St. Brigid of Kildare

Welcome to Solas Bhríde Centre and Hermitages.

Solas Bhríde is a Christian Spirituality Centre which welcomes people of all faiths and of no faith. The vision of the centre is to welcome all to know and be inspired by Saint Brigid whose legacy is ever more relevant for our world today.

We are delighted to be part of Brigid 1500 Celebrating

A Woman, A Life, A Legacy, which will be marked in 2024

Recent News

Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage is our core ministry, welcoming and facilitating those who wish to undertake a personal pilgrimage, celebrate our Christian Celtic heritage and our interconnectedness with all creation.

The values of Saint Brigid underpin all our activities.

Hospitality

Ecological Awareness

Social Justice

Contemplation

Compassion & Peace

Tranquillity & Celebration

You will find a céad míle fáilte on visiting Solas Bhríde. For information on programme of events and centre facilities please continue to scroll through our site.

Upcoming Events at Solas Bhríde

Feb 2024
29 February 2024 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Lenten Meditation Series (In person and Online event)

Join us over three evenings for reflection, compassion practices and sharing during the Lent: Thursday, February 29th  “If everything around seems dark, look again, you may be the light.” Rumi […]

Solas Bhride Centre, Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare R51 Y281 Ireland
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€5.00
Mar 2024
06 March 2024 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy (Part 1 of 4)

ST BRIGID AND HER FEAST DAY IN IRISH TRADITION Mount St Anne’s in collaboration With Solas Bhride Centre, Kildare offer a Spring Online Course “Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A […]

Online,
07 March 2024 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Lenten Meditation Series (Part 2)

Join us over three evenings for reflection, compassion practices and sharing during the Lent: Thursday, March 7th “If everything around seems dark, look again, you may be the light.” Rumi […]

Online,
€5.00
13 March 2024 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy (Part 2 of 4)

THE SPIRIT OF ST. BRIGID IN OUR CONTEMPORARY WORLD Mount St Anne’s in collaboration With Solas Bhride Centre, Kildare offer a Spring Online Course “Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A […]

Online,
14 March 2024 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Lenten Meditation Series (Part 3)

Join us over three evenings for reflection, compassion practices and sharing during the Lent: Thursday, March 14th “If everything around seems dark, look again, you may be the light.” Rumi […]

Solas Bhride Centre, Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare R51 Y281 Ireland
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€5.00
20 March 2024 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy (Part 3 of 4)

DECODING ST. BRIGID (Eoghan Corry) Mount St Anne’s in collaboration With Solas Bhride Centre, Kildare offer a Spring Online Course “Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy” Eoghan Corry is […]

Online,
20 March 2024 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Sacred Circle Dance

Bring joy and harmony to your mind, body and heart. Easy steps to beautiful music guided by Terry Hennessy and Betty White. Circle dancing is an ancient tradition common to […]

Solas Bhride Centre, Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare R51 Y281 Ireland
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21 March 2024 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

March 21st Equinox

We invite you to join with us as we mark the Spring Equinox, a point of balance in the year’s yearly cycle. We celebrate the aliveness and vitality that comes […]

Solas Bhride Centre, Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare R51 Y281 Ireland
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€15.00
27 March 2024 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Brigid: A Woman, A Life, A Legacy (Part 4 of 4)

ST BRIGID: THRESHOLD WOMAN TO JUSTICE AND COMPASSION (Doris Testa) Mount St Anne’s in collaboration With Solas Bhride Centre, Kildare offer a Spring Online Course “Brigid: A Woman, A Life, […]

Online,
Apr 2024
17 April 2024 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Sacred Circle Dance

Bring joy and harmony to your mind, body and heart. Easy steps to beautiful music guided by Terry Hennessy and Betty White. Circle dancing is an ancient tradition common to […]

Solas Bhride Centre, Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare R51 Y281 Ireland
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20 April 2024 12:00 am

‘Why did St Brigit choose Kildare? The power of a religious landscape’.

Further details to follow

Solas Bhride Centre, Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare R51 Y281 Ireland
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€15.00 – €30.00
30 April 2024 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

A Celebration of Bealtaine – Marking the beginning of Summer

A Celebration of Bealtaine “Just living is not enough” said the butterfly “One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower” – Hans Christian Anderson “A single sunbeam is enough […]

Solas Bhride Centre, Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare R51 Y281 Ireland
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€15.00
May 2024
29 May 2024 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Sacred Circle Dance

Bring joy and harmony to your mind, body and heart. Easy steps to beautiful music guided by Terry Hennessy and Betty White. Circle dancing is an ancient tradition common to […]

Solas Bhride Centre, Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare R51 Y281 Ireland
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€15.00
Jun 2024
15 June 2024 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Walking in the Footsteps of St. Brigid – An International Pilgrimage

June 15th Walking in the Footsteps of St. Brigid – An International Pilgrimage A special welcome to all overseas pilgrims/visitors. Pilgrimage is a gentle invitation to spend time in reflection, […]

Solas Bhride Centre, Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare R51 Y281 Ireland
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€30.00
21 June 2024 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Summer Solstice: Celebrating Mid-summer Light – Solstice time

Without the sun (at its precise distance from us) there would be no life on earth. Without the tilt of our axis, there would be no seasons. These are the cosmic truths […]

Solas Bhride Centre, Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,
Kildare Town, Co. Kildare R51 Y281 Ireland
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€15.00