*Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of meditation as the door will be locked when the meditation begins.
Venue: St Mary's Priory, Dominican Retreat Centre, Main Street, Tallaght, Dublin 24.
By car: Leave the M50 at junction 11. Take the N81 Westwards towards Tallaght and Blessington. Turn right at the first small roundabout. Turn left at the next roundabout. (Note the large roundabout of junction 11 and these two small roundabouts are very close together). Continue along this road for about a mile, then pass Lidl on left then straight through a set of traffic lights and take first right, this is a cul-de-sac and we are situated on left though the open gates, You will see The Dominican Retreat House straight ahead and on your right. Steps and a ramp lead to the Glass Porch at entrance.
By Luas: This is the best way from Heuston or Connolly Stations, and from Busarus. Get off the Luas at the Square, which is the last stop. It is normally possible to catch a taxi to the Dominican Retreat House from there, or the nearby Square centre. The cost is about 6 Euros. Ask for the Priory church which is located beside the Dominican Retreat house and more well known in Tallaght village, and then follow the directions through the car park in the previous paragraph.
Walking from the Luas: About 12-15 minutes, and best avoided if you have heavy bags. Begin walking in the same direction as the Luas was going when it stopped. You will come to traffic-light controlled crossroads with a dual carriage way. Continue straight across, and follow the line of the road. The road bends to the right. You should have the Institute of Technology on your left, and the old protestant church and graveyard on your right. Then you will see a high stone wall on your left. This is the Priory garden. Continue around the outside, passing Murphy’s pub on the corner. Turn left here. The next entrance in the wall is the Priory Church. Continue past this entrance and take next left and the entrance to The Dominican Retreat House is on your left. The Retreat House is a detached building with a glass porch at the top of a short flight of steps and ramp.
By Bus: Many buses go to Tallaght, but the most convenient are the 65, 27, from College Green to Tallaght. On the 27 get off at the last stop on the Greenhills road turn right at the lights and take the next right and the entrance to The Dominican Retreat House is on your left. The Retreat House is a detached building with a glass porch at the top of a short flight of steps and ramp.
On the 65 bus get off at the stop before the I.T. Tallaght and cross the road and take the left turn at Murphy’s Pub on corner. The next entrance in the wall is the Priory Church Continue past this entrance and take next left turn and the entrance to The Dominican Retreat House is on your left. The Retreat House is a detached building with a glass porch at the top of a short flight of steps and ramp.
"The temple of God is within your soul. Enter into this quietness and sit there in meditation with the light of intuition burning on the altar. There is no restlessness, no searching or striving there. Come into the silence of solitude.” Paramahansa Yogananda
SRF Outreach Event(*Special Event)
We will be holding an SRF Outreach event on Thursday 7th November 2019 from 7.30pm to 9pm at our regular venue - St Mary's Priory, Dominican Retreat Centre, Main Street, Tallaght, Dublin 24. For further information you can contact Barry on 0878049007 or Seamus on 0872733488. For a leaflet on this event please download it HERE
COMMEMORATIVE SERVICES FOR 2019
Self-Realization Fellowship temples and centres throughout the world observe the following occasions each year with a special commemorative ceremony.
November 10th: Monthly Long Mediation from 9.45am to 4pm
December 1st: Christmas Social at Silk Road Cafe, Chester Beatty Library Lunch meet up-time to be confirmed
December 15th: All-Day Christmas Meditation from 9.45am to 4pm
January 5th: Commemorative Service for our beloved Guru Parmahansa Yogananda from 10am to 12pm
January 12th: Commemorative Service for our beloved Guru Parmahansa Yogananda from 10am to 4pm