Luisne moves into a new home at the Egan Center
The Luisne spirituality center has a new room in Bray.
he wellness center is moving to a new home at the Egan Business Center on Upper Dargle Road in Bray. Luisne moved from her former Darraghville Convent home to Kilcoole in April 2021, following the sale of the historic property. The center had to temporarily close its doors following the sale and due to the impact of Covid-19. However, he has now found a suitable new location in Bray.
Patrick Lennon, member of the foundation’s board of directors, confirmed that development work is underway in the new premises and that the center will then move into. They hope to open the doors of the new center at the end of January. 2022.
“The Egan Center is ideal for us because it is very easy to access from the N11,” he said.
The center hopes to provide classes at its new home in Bray from February 2022, depending on Covid-19 restrictions. Luisne’s new rental premises include a small office as well as three classrooms. The center hopes that the additional space will help generate the income needed to pay the rent on time and the community will continue to support the work of the center by making donations.
“Bray is not that far from Kilcoole, but we hope to be more accessible in our new premises,” said Lennon.
The center moved out of its old home in April 2021 following the sale of Darraghville, which was once the summer residence of the Lord Mayor of Dublin and a religious residence of the Holy Faith Sisters. The center was founded by Sr. Miriam Lucas, and thousands of people have attended classes at Luisne.
Luisne’s goal since its founding in 2004 has been to promote holistic well-being on a physical, spiritual and intellectual level through a wide variety of programs. They range from yoga and tai chi to mindfulness and meditation to organic gardening and cooking. Events have included foraging walks, Christmas markets, family fun days, concerts and open lectures. The Luisne CLG Foundation is a non-profit organization.
The center will organize an online family Christmas concert on Friday December 17 at 7:30 p.m. which promises to offer a great evening of entertainment for young and old. The annual event will take place on Zoom this year. The evening will include wonderful Christmas stories read by Ms. Claus (Lorraine O’Brien) for everyone to enjoy. The Moving Skirts, a wonderful dance party, will perform dances from all over the world. Singer-songwriter Scott Maher will also perform songs during the concert.
The event will also include a presentation of special projects completed before Luisne left their old home in Kilcoole, including a dance piece by Laura Sarah Dowdall and a musical / video piece by brothers Josh and Ben Meakin.
Tickets cost € 10 per household and are available by contacting the email firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment can be made by PayPal. More information is available at luisne.ie.