ACCORD -Marriage Preparation Programmes

Two day programmes commencing in April through to December ,

These are the modules that are dealt with on Accords pre-marriage courses :
* Family of Origin / Self- Awareness
* Communication
* Conflict Management
* Commitment
* Couple as Parents
* Church / Sacrament
* Owning your Sexuality
* Fertility Awareness and well-being
The emphasis at all times is on the needs of the couples.   The course is designed to allow them to explore their relationship, their understanding of the various elements that make up their unique partnership and to celebrate their particular commitment to each other at this time.
Online bookings and further information  at :


Full info available on tabs to right of page for Personal development programmes

Personal Development Course :

Every Wednesday –

Duration: 8 weeks,

About the Programme

Confidence within inspires self assurance and the motivation to succeed in all areas of life.

Both individuals and employers benefit when we are aware of our full potential and can use  interpersonal skills to achieve successful communications in all dealings with other people.

This eight week Personal Development Course is designed to help you to maximize your potential and develop effective communication skills. it is about improving yourself mentally, emotionally , spiritually and physically .

Cost of Course €35.00

Course Director : Isabel Ryan


Cooking on a Budget

As we think past  Summer  come and try all the easy wholesome recipes your mother used to make. Cooking on a budget does not need to be boring and tasteless.

Course limited to 15 places. Cost is €36.00 for this  six week demonstration class.  Tutor : Susan Howe

15th September 20th October . 10am-12pm


Pottery Classes

upcoming class dates to be confirmed

Learn new skills, meet new people, make gifts for your family and friends . From complete beginner to experienced crafts maker.

Learn from a professional potter.

€45.00 for six weeks, limited numbers for personal attention.



Wednesdays 10.30am-12.30pm  (6 week duration)

Combining drawing and painting and the use of collage to create a personal visual language .

Exploring themes in poetry and prose through a variety of mediums as a means of expression .

TUTOR : Gary Brady

€3.00 contribution requested per person




Sketching , Landscape and Portrait  Classes

EXPLORE your artistic side , learn to express yourself through painting.


Mondays 10.30am – 12.30pm

City of Dublin VEC Tutor : Marianne Dignam  ( €3.00 contribution per session per person )


Absolute Beginners:MY IT / E CERT

Monday Courses  r  ,10am-12.30pm.

Tuesday Courses ,9.30-11.30am

Monday Course Tutor : Fred White , Tuesday Course Tutor Alan Lyons

€45.00 for six week course . Numbers limited to nine places .

Digital Literacy (Intermediate)


Tutor : Alan Lyons

€45.00 for six week course.Numbers limited to nine places.



Mondays: 7pm-9pm

Decoupage is a craft where identical prints of the same picture are cut out , shaped and built up on top of each other.

Using silicone glue as a spacer to form a delightful three dimensional picture . The picture can then be varnished to give a porcelain effect .

Cost of this speicialised course : €45.oo  . Limited places

Tutor :D eloras Cronn



Mondays : 11am -12.30 pm

19th September-21th November 2011 , 9 week course  for those who want to converse in and /or just brush up on some basic phrases , words , greetings in Irish, Whether you have cupla focal or no focal at all come along and you’ll pick it up.

Intermediate Irish Course

20th September 2011

Tuesdays 10.30-12.30pm

If you have Irish basic skills but would like to improve your communication or help relatives with homework.




To enroll in any of the class email or  and state which course you wish to enroll in , pick up an enrollment form from reception area in the centre and post it back or call reception on 01 4754673 or click the link below to fill out an enrollment form.

enrollment form download

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