Deep Listening Essentials, Dromantine Conference Centre, Newry, Northern Ireland. 12 - 14 March 2021

Deep Listening Essentials, Dromantine Conference Centre, Newry, Northern Ireland. 12 - 14 March 2021

This shorter experiential and interactive course is designed for those who would like to learn this powerful Deep Listening method and further develop their listening skills. 

Described as enjoyable and transformative by our participants, our method harnesses the power of being present while listening so we truly hear what is being communicated.

This two-day course is suitable for anyone who uses listening in his or her work. It uses the method Awareness Centred Deep Listening Training (ACDLT®), which combines understandings drawn from psychology and neuroscience with the methodology of contemplative practices in compassion and meditation.

Participants, from a wide variety of professional backgrounds, learn how to integrate this method into their work and life and report developing greater confidence in their listening after following our Deep Listening Training. Attendance certificates will be provided for CPD use.

This course takes advantage of the special venue of Dromantine, near Newry, Northern Ireland, a beautiful early 19th century house with extensive grounds, lake, colourful woodlands and pleasant walks set in the 320 acre estate with the Mourne mountains and Slieve Gullion in the background.

The beautiful grounds; tranquil, peaceful atmosphere along with the modern facilities make Dromantine the perfect venue for retreats.

Registration and supper commence at 6:00pm on Friday and finishes at 5:00pm on Sunday.




Rosamund Oliver, BA, Dip Psych, ECP, is an international trainer who founded the Awareness Centred Deep Listening method in Ireland with others. Qualifying as a UKCP psychotherapist in 1996, she worked with clients and with the elderly in psychiatric care for ten years, before focusing on developing communication skills with professionals. Her work includes teaching stress reduction to nurses at St Joseph’s Hospice, creating a prison meditation project and combining contemplative methodology with listening methods. She teaches Deep Listening Training in Ireland, Germany, Holland, UK and Spain, including at Universities. For over 40 years, she has studied how to apply Buddhist meditation and philosophy to everyday life and she is still learning.




Accommodation: All bedrooms are single occupancy with:

  • en-suite facilities
  • telephone
  • free broadband access
  • lift to the upper floors

Catering: Vegetarian option available.

Location: Dromantine is located five miles north of Newry and is just off the Belfast/Dublin road. It is 45 minutes drive from Belfast, and a one-hour drive from Dublin airport. Due to this location and to excellent rail and bus connections to Newry, Dromantine is convenient for people coming from any part of Ireland or via Irish airports.

Course fee: £325.00. Includes accommodation and all meals.

Booking: You can book for the course directly at Booking on the previous page.


Cancellation policy
In the case of cancellation up to four weeks before the start of a Deep Listening Training course, all course fees will be refunded, minus £30 administration costs. In case of cancellation two-four weeks in advance, half of the course fees will be refunded. In case of cancellation less than two weeks before the start of a course there will be no refund.

Event Properties

Event Date 12-Mar-2021 6:00 pm
Event End Date 14-Mar-2021 5:00 pm
Course fee £325.00
Location Dromantine Conference Centre, Newry, Northern Ireland

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