Hobby Courses

All classes are 1.5hrs unless stated. All fees to be paid before courses commence.  Special arrangements can be made by speaking in confidence to the main office. No refunds unless a class does not form.

Angel Therapy Beginners (Tuesday 9.30am)
Our aim is to bring Angel Energy Therapy to all who want to learn to connect with their angels through meditation, group work and being with like-minded people. Connecting with Angels allows us to release the magic within!
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

Angel Therapy Continued (Tuesday 11.30am)
Our aim is to bring Angel Energy Therapy to all who want to learn to connect with their angels through meditation, group work and being with like-minded people. Connecting with Angels allows us to release the magic within!
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

Art for Everyone (Thursday 1.15pm)
Develop skill and technique under expert guidance.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

Art History (Tuesday 11.30am)
Enjoy and explore the history and influences of major Irish artists in a fun and informal setting. Includes visits to art galleries & exhibitions.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

Bridge Advanced (Wednesday 9.30am)
Bridge for Beginners (Wednesday 1.30 pm)
A chance for beginners, improvers and advanced students to learn to play in a friendly environment.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

Creative Needlecraft – Patchwork & Quilting (Friday 9.30am)
Learn a variety of quilting techniques to create versatile blocks to form a patchwork quilt.
Cost €105 for 10 weeks (2hr class)

Enjoying Theatre (Tuesday 9.30am)
Deepen your appreciation of drama by reading and discussing a play in a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Plays chosen will include Irish, American, and Europen classics and contemporary drama.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

Flower Arranging (Friday 11.30 am)
Learn how to arrange fresh flowers and create centre pieces for gifts or for your home for the festive season.
Cost: To be confirmed

French
Enjoy learning French in a fun and informal way!

French Beginner Level 2 (Friday 12.40pm)
Slowly gain the confidence to understand and say what you need to get around! Regular work on communication, grammar and listening exercises.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

French Intermediate 1 (Monday 9.30am)
Everyone who has completed a French Beginners Levels 1 & 2 welcome! This course is focused on conversation, but includes regular reading, grammar and listening exercises.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

French Intermediate 2 (Friday 11.10pm)
This class requires a good knowledge of French. Students will need a good level of grammar and feel comfortable with future, conditional and past tenses. Most of the class focuses on conversation with some listening and grammar exercises.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

French Advanced (Friday 9.30am)
A very good level of French is required as the class is entirely focused on conversation. Reading and conversing on newspapers and various articles. Some listening involved. Review of grammar if necessary on some written exercises to master the language.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

Holiday Spanish
Hola! Want to learn Spanish? Come and join us. Beginners and Improvers welcome.

Holiday Spanish Beginners (Monday 11.30am)
This class is for those who have no Spanish at all, or a little Spanish, and need to build up confidence.  Topics covered include; pronunciation, greetings, likes & dislikes, introductions etc.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks.

Holiday Spanish Intermediate 1 (Monday 1.30pm)
Topics covered include; eating & drinking, travel, getting around, accommodation, shopping, descriptions etc.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks.

Holistic Living Skills/Indian Head Massage

Holistic living Skills delivers the tools to lead a stress free life. Topics include; relaxation & meditation, nutrition & healthy eating, alternative home remedies, light stretches & breathing exercises.
Indian Head Massage  massage is an opportunity to learn massage techniques for relaxation and well-being.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

Practical Psychology – Applying Psychology
to Everyday Life (Monday 1.30pm)
Psychology touches almost every aspect of our lives. This course looks at our development from childhood; what motivates us to behave as we do; our memories and ability  to learn; our emotions and the effects of stress on our lives.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks           

Painting & Drawing 1 (Thursday 9.30am)
One to one attention to introduce each student individually to a multiplicity of art medium and techniques with reference to art history and contemporary art practice. Course covers line, tone, colour, scale, composition, genre and context.
Cost: €105 for 10 weeks (2hr class)

Painting & Drawing 2 (Thursday 11.30am)
One to one attention to introduce each student individually to a multiplicity of art medium and techniques with reference to art history and contemporary art practice. Course covers line, tone, colour, scale, composition, genre and context.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

Pilates (Monday 9.30am & 11.30am/Thursday 3.00pm)
Learn how to improve posture and strengthen core muscle groups.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks           

Pottery – All Levels
Demonstration and hands-on moulding. Also work on glazing, decorating & final firings. All levels catered for.
Cost: €110  (materials included)

Reiki 1 
Emotional & spiritual nurturing of self in a relaxed atmosphere. Learn how to give healing to you, your family and friends. Reiki is also excellent for children and pregnant women.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

Finding the Balance (Thursday 1.30p.m.)
Good mental health isn’t just the absence of mental health problems. It is more than being free of depression or anxiety.  Learning how to improve our emotional health can be a rewarding experience, benefiting all aspects of our lives. We can learn how to boost our mood, how to build resilience and to increase our overall enjoyment in life.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

Yoga
Learn the technique of yoga at three levels.

Yoga for Beginners (Tuesday 9.30am) 
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

Yoga Intermediate (Tuesday 11.30am)
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks

Yoga for the Golden Years , Chair Yoga (Wednesday 9.30am)
Yoga for the Golden Years is for those who may be less active and would like to try some chair yoga.
Cost: €80 for 10 weeks          C