Writing Captures The Creative Joy Of Childhood.

Ian Hughes has trained as a scientist, psychotherapist and policy advisor in science and technology. His writing has appeared in Village magazine and online on Psychology Today and Open Democracy. Ahead of his class starting in The Sanctuary later in March he writes about the joy of creative writing.   A piece of creative writing, like a day-dream, is a …

January And February Is A Time To Take Stock.

 In January and February the garden grows in silence, the growth hidden from the gardener’s view.  Sr Stan writes about taking stock in the new year. There is hardly any colour, other than the browns and greys of soil and stone; there are no scents or sounds, no signs of life. But the gardener knows that there is plenty of …

Join Us For A Festival of Christmas Carols 2017.

Sr. Stan would like to invite you to take time out and begin to celebrate the wonder of Christmas. Tuesday, December 5th. 6.30pm to 830pm. The President’s Hall, Law Society, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7. The Dublin Gospel Choir and Guests will lead us in a Festival Of Christmas Carols in the President’s Hall at the Law Society. Our host will …

Pop In To Us For A Breather On #CultureNight.

Making plans for Culture Night? No!  Well you should be. It’s one of the most exciting dates on the calendar as communities and creative hubs across the city throw open their doors and invite the public inside for an intimate look at their year round work. The Sanctuary is rooted in the heart of Dublin 7 and provides a treasured space for people to …

Is It Time To Change Your Relationship With Food?

Shirley Roe is a fully qualified nutritional therapist. She believes we all have the ability to live long healthy lives, full of energy and vitality. Ahead of a new course she blogs about her own journey of discovery and how she learned to eat mindfully. When I was growing up in the 1980’s it was very common to see advertisements …