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Annual Conference

Retreats Ireland Annual General Conference

The Gospel for Today: Stories from the Margins

Speaker: Pádraig Ó Tuama

Date: Thursday 5 October 2017

Venue: The Emmaus Centre, Ennis Lane, Lissenhall, Swords, Co. Dublin


10:00 am

Registration + Retreat Centres Expo

11:00 am

Keynote: The Gospel for Today: Stories from the Margins
- General Conference session with Pádraig Ó Tuama

1:00 pm



The morning session is open to all. The afternoon agenda is for members of RetreatsIreland and will include an association meeting.


2:00 pm

Working groups on Spirituality in Ireland with Pádraig Ó Tuama

5:30 pm



Morning attendance: €30 per person (Conference and lunch)

Full day attendance: (Conference, lunch, afternoon and dinner for members –  use booking form below)

To Register:

Email Julie Cosden at or call +353 8700050

Participants are welcomed to book accommodation at The Emmaus Centre if needed. Please contact Emmaus for details at +353 1 8700050.

Pádraig Ó Tuama

Pádraig Ó Tuama

About the speaker: Pádraig Ó Tuama is the leader of the Corrymeela Community in Northern Ireland. A poet, theologian and group worker, Pádraig has worked with groups in Ireland, Britain, the US and Australia. With interest in storytelling, group work, theology and conflict, Pádraig leads retreats and rights both poetry and prose.