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Date(s): May. 05, 2016 - May. 08, 2016
Language: English

Co. Cork, Ireland


2016 Wake Up Ireland Retreat

Letting Go

Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th May 2016
at Creagh Castle, Doneraile, Co. Cork

Creagh Castle

Join us for the fifth Wake Up Retreat for Young Adults in Ireland. Leave the city behind, get a breath of fresh air, and celebrate awakened living with a lively group of young mindfulness practitioners and monastics from Plum Village in Creagh Castle, Doneraile, North County Cork.

The title of this year’s retreat is ‘Letting Go’.

Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything, anger, anxiety or possessions – we cannot be free…People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar”

-Thich Nhat Hanh

This retreat offers us time and space to let go from the busyness of life and begin to reclaim our ability to come back to the present moment. With the tools of mindfulness practice, we will learn to let go of our habitual energies and over-thinking, and learn how to be.

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Who can join? This retreat is open to everyone between the ages of 18 and early 40’s

Dates & times: The retreat starts on Thursday, 5th May with registration from 6pm to 7.30pm. Dinner will be served between 7.30pm and 8.30pm. Departure is on Sunday, 8th May at 4.30pm

Price (includes all meals and 3-night accommodation):
Employed with contribution* – €200
Employed without contribution – €185
Student/Unemployed – €160

Last day of registration: 28th April 2016 at 8pm please. Please only register if you can attend the entire retreat.

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