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Sacred Dance with Terry Hennessy & Betty White

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Sacred dance helps bring about harmony between body, mind and spirit and creates a real sense of belonging and a feeling of togetherness. Terry and Betty will guide us gently and mindfully through sacred movement that allows us to experience balance, joy and inner peace.   “Life is the dance and you are the dancer’ […]

Spring Equinox

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

We invite you to join with us as we mark the Spring Equinox, a point of balance in the year’s yearly cycle. “There is a power that has been since all eternity, and that force and potentiality is green!” wrote the sage Hildegard of Bingen. We also mark the Feast of the Annunciation a story […]

€15.00

Lenten Meditation Series – March 23rd

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Join us over three evenings for reflection, compassion practices and sharing during the Lent: 23/03/23 - An Invitation to the Wellsprings of Life ‘What makes the desert beautiful,' said the little prince, 'is that somewhere it hides a well..’ ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince Suggested Donation €5

Free

Lenten Meditation Series – March 30th

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Join us over three evenings for reflection, compassion practices and sharing during the Lent: 30/03/23 – An Invitation to Forgiveness ‘Among the most powerful of human experiences is to give or receive forgiveness’ - Richard Rohr Suggested Donation €5

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Sacred Dance – Journey to Easter

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Join us as we celebrate our journey to Easter through dance and reflection. Easy steps to beautiful music guided by Terry Hennessy and Betty White. ‘There is something quite mystical in the grace and fluidity of dance’ - Deirdre Ní Chinneide “Life is the dance and you are the dancer’ – Eckhart Tolle Time:   10:00am […]

€15.00

A Celebration of Bealtaine

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

May 2nd - 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 to drive away many shadows.” ~ St. Francis of Assisi In our Bealtaine celebration we look forward to welcoming summer and marking […]

€15.00

Sacred Circle Dance at Solas Bhride

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Join us as we celebrate May and the coming of Summer through dance and reflection on Wednesday, 24th May. Venue: Solas Bhride Centre Time: 7.30pm – 9.00pm Cost: €15.00 Facilitated by: Terry Hennessy & Betty White “In a society that worships love, freedom and beauty, Dance is sacred. It is a prayer for the future, […]

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Celebrating Mid-Summer Light – Solstice Time

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

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 within which we have our life, our breath, our being. All that occurs within the course of a year is but an outworking of this relationship with […]

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Walking in the footsteps of St. Brigid – Pilgrimage Day

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Drawing wisdom from ancestral wellsprings. On this pilgrim journey we invite you to spend time in reflection, to visit sites associated with St. Brigid with a long spiritual heritage, to slow the pace and feed the spirit. Date:  Saturday, July 1st Time:  10.30 a.m. – 3.00 p.m. Assemble at Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road Cost:  […]

€20.00

Season of Creation – Meditation Series (Part 1)

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday, September 14th Season of Creation Meditation Series “Let justice and peace flow…” “We need to move from a spirituality of alienation from the natural world to a spirituality of intimacy with the natural world.” Thomas Berry Suggested donation:  €5.00 (to support the work of the Centre) In person and online event.. We invite you […]

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Sacred Circle Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Wednesday September 20th Sacred Circle Dance “If people stand in a circle long enough, they’ll eventually begin to dance.”  George Carlin Facilitators:  Terry Hennessy, Betty White  Join Terry and Betty for an enriching experience of circle dance.  They will lead you in simple dance steps to beautiful music. It is a type of dance where […]

€15.00

Season of Creation – Meditation Series (Part 2)

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday, September 21st Meditation during Season of Creation The divine communicates to us primarily through the language of the natural world.  Not to hear the natural world is not to hear the divine.  Thomas Berry Suggested donation:  €5.00 (to support the work of the Centre) In person and online event.. We invite you to join […]

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Culture Night: Celebrating the Autumn Equinox, a time of Balance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

September 22nd Culture Night: Celebrating the Autumn Equinox, a time of Balance Winter is an etching, Spring a watercolour, Summer an oil painting, and Autumn a mosaic of them all.” – Stanley Horowitz Admission free: The Autumn Equinox heralds a season filled with change, celebrates the harvest and ushers in the brilliant beauty of letting […]

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Season of Creation – Meditation Series (Part 3)

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday, September 28th Meditation during the Season of Creation The natural world is the larger sacred community to which we belong.  To be alienated from this community is to become destitute in all that makes us human.  To damage this community is to diminish our own existence.  Thomas Berry Suggested donation:  €5.00 (to support the […]

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Sacred Circle Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Wednesday October 18th Sacred Circle Dance “If people stand in a circle long enough, they’ll eventually begin to dance.”  George Carlin Facilitators:  Terry Hennessy, Betty White  Join Terry and Betty for an enriching experience of circle dance.  They will lead you in simple dance steps to beautiful music. It is a type of dance where […]

€15.00

Samhain: The End of the Old and the Beginning of the New

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

“At this time of year when nature sleeps, we pause and consider our own humanity as temporal and as eternal beings” Book of Kells.

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In November we Remember.

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday November 9th:  In November we Remember. “Everything is stored within your soul within the temple of your memory… John O Donohue Suggested donation:  €5.00 (to support the work of the Centre)     November is the month for remembering. Memories can evoke feeling of comfort and joy, but they can also fill us with […]

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In November we Remember

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Join us for a meditative reflection on how grief can be a bridge between our human inheritance and our legacy.

Free

Sacred Circle Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

“If people stand in a circle long enough, they’ll eventually begin to dance.” George Carlin

€15.00

In November we Remember

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Join us for a meditative reflection on creation and how we can not only respond but try to deeply understand what loss and grief in nature is saying to us.

Free

Advent Meditation Series

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday, November 30th – Advent Meditation Series “The season of Advent means there is something on the horizon the likes of which we have never seen before… So stay. Sit. Linger. Tarry. Ponder. Wait. Behold. Wonder. There will be time enough for running.” —Jan L. Richardson, artist   Suggested donation:  €5.00 (to support the work of the […]

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Advent Meditation Series

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday, December 7th – Advent Meditation Series “Let’s approach Christmas with an expectant hush, rather than a last-minute rush.” —Anonymous Suggested donation:  €5.00 (to support the work of the Centre)       We invite you to join us for the 2nd evening of reflection and meditation during the season of Advent Advent is a time […]

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Advent Meditation Series

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday, December 14th – Advent Meditation Series “Light's glory is to dispel darkness. Christ has illumined you with wisdom and the fire of his presence. It has been sparked and kindled in you. Let it blaze.” ― Caryll Houselander, A Child in Winter: Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany with Caryll Houselander Suggested donation:  €5.00 (to support […]

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Sacred Circle Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Saturday, December 16th Sacred Circle Dance “If people stand in a circle long enough, they’ll eventually begin to dance.”  George Carlin Facilitators:  Terry Hennessy, Betty White  Join Terry and Betty for an enriching experience of circle dance.  They will lead you in simple dance steps to beautiful music. It is a type of dance where […]

€15.00

Winter Solstice – Turning towards the Light

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Thursday, December 21st Winter Solstice – Turning towards the Light  It is here, between the darkness, and the light, that we wait…John Matthews Admission: €15.00 (incl tea/coffee) We invite you to join with us as we celebrate the re-birth of our star the sun and the birth of Christ the Light of the World. From […]

€15.00

Sacred Circle Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

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 many cultures.  It formed part of special occasions and rituals. Sacred dance helps bring about harmony between body, mind and spirit and creates a real […]

€15.00

Lenten Meditation Series (In person and Online event)

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

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 Yeshua says: If they say to you: ‘Where do you come from?’                                 say to them: ‘We come from the Light. Admission for each session €5.00 […]

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

Online

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 Legacy" Dr Bairbre Ní Fhloinn, is recently retired as Associate Professor of Irish Folklore and Ethnology at UCD. She was Director of the MA in […]

Lenten Meditation Series (Part 2)

Online

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 Yeshua says: If they say to you: ‘Where do you come from?’                                 say to them: ‘We come from the Light. Admission for each session €5.00 […]

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

Online

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 Legacy" Sr. Rita Minehan is a Brigidine Sister and founding member of Solas Bhride Spirituality Centre in Kildare. She is the author of Rekindling the […]

Lenten Meditation Series (Part 3)

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

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 Yeshua says: If they say to you: ‘Where do you come from?’                                 say to them: ‘We come from the Light. Admission for each session €5.00 […]

€5.00

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

Online

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 the lead travel commentator in Ireland, as well as being a historian, author and broadcaster. Eoghan will draw on his historical background and his travel […]

Sacred Circle Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

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 many cultures.  It formed part of special occasions and rituals. Sacred dance helps bring about harmony between body, mind and spirit and creates a real […]

March 21st Equinox

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

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 with spring.     Venue:  Solas Bhride Spirituality Centre Time:   7.30pm – 9.00pm  ‖    Admission:  €15   ‖   In-Person Event  ‖   Booking Essential

€15.00

Sacred Circle Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

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 many cultures.  It formed part of special occasions and rituals. Sacred dance helps bring about harmony between body, mind and spirit and creates a real […]

Celebrating St Brigid in Music, Song and Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

For St. Brigid’s Day 2021 the Department of Foreign Affairs, in conjunction with the Irish Traditional Music Archive, commissioned performers to create new compositions in the traditional idiom

€20.00

A Celebration of Bealtaine – Marking the beginning of Summer

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland

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 to drive away many shadows.” ~ St. Francis of Assisi In our Bealtaine celebration we look forward to welcoming summer and marking May as the […]

€15.00