Mulvarra House

Welcoming and intimate. A magical new workshop and retreat centre.

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The Breathing Space @ Mulvarra

Our brand new studio space

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New yoga classes

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Magical retreat weekends with amazing teachers

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Mulvarra House

We are thrilled to be opening our doors again on July 1st!

Discover Mulvarra House - a workshop and retreat centre on the River Barrow

Running workshops and retreats year round

Mulvarra House is a workshop and retreat centre located in the village of St Mullins on the River Barrow. We run workshops and retreats primarily in the areas of yoga/meditation, traditional arts and crafts, and food. Located right on the border of Carlow, Kilkenny, and Wexford, we are an hour and a half away from Dublin. Waterford and Kilkenny are practically on our doorstep.

Your hosts, Tim and Linda, have created a wonderfully peaceful and relaxed environment at Mulvarra. While at Mulvarra, you will get to experience a truly magical landscape which surrounds the ancient monastic site of St Mullins, the jewel of the River Barrow. Whether you come to Mulvarra to practice yoga, unleash your creativity, paint, meditate, or just stay and rest and relax, you will come away feeling replenished and revived.

Upcoming events
Autumn Yoga Retreat
27-29 october
This weekend will be a chance for retreaters to embrace or reignite their Yoga practice in a supportive and safe environment. You will be led through grounding Hatha and Vinyasa sequences, guided through restful Restorative and Meditative practices. With Fabiana Mizzoni.
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Restore and Re-energise Retreat 3-5 November
As winter approaches it is time to move our attention inward and take stock of our state of being. This retreat offers the opportunity to connect not only with ourselves, but also with others through our collective practice and free time. With Ciara Cunningham
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Conscious Connected Breathwork Retreat & Training 11-16 november
Discover what the breath can do for you and how you can work with it as a tool for physical health, awareness, personal growth and expanding the love and joy that you are. With Nadia Guido-Haugh
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New Year Foodie and Yoga Retreat
19-21 January
We are very much looking forward to another food and yoga weekend. Vegetarian food demos with Linda, invigorating yoga classes with Tim, what is not to like? Book now to secure your place
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The Clown within 9-11 August
We are super excited about this weekend! This workshop focuses on the freedom given by the red nose which allows us to discover more about who we really are in essence, at our core. With Ruth Lehane
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Summer WEllness Retreat
16-18 August
Liz will be back in August with a summer retreat. This weekend will help you to tune in to your body, relax your mind and reconnect to your Self. The weekend is whatever you want it to be - it's all about YOU. With Liz Costigan Fleury.
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Recharge retreat with Aoife and Sarah 6-8 September
Slow down and recharge your batteries after the busy Yang season of Summer, before we prepare to enter the Autumn Equinox in late September, a time when the days begin to grow shorter and nature prepares to take its deep slumberous rest. For direct bookings:
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These are Some of our upcoming weekend events. You can see a complete listing here:
Bean Feasa - Wise Woman Weekend

March 18-20

We are so happy Katie O'Byrne is finally coming to Mulvarra House! Her first retreat could't go ahead due to Covid-19 so we're excited to welcome her in October for a very special weekend.
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Yes you can cook! green potato curry

October 7

Join Linda online for a cooking class. In the comfort of your own kitchen, prepare this delicious green curry with Linda talking you through all the steps. Oh, there will be a dessert too!
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reconnect to nature retreat

October 24 - October 26

Join us and Pure Adventures for this bank holiday weekend retreat. Restorative yoga overlooking the river and kayaking on the river, the best of both worlds.
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Summer Solstice yoga retreat
23-25 June
We can't wait to celebrate the start of summer! The combination of Tim's invigorating yoga sessions and a three hour stand-up paddle board tour on the River Barrow is too good to be missed, not to mention Linda's delicious and nutritious food. Book now!
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2021 Events

Yoga and wellness Retreat
19-21 august
This retreat will help you to tune in to your body, relax your mind and reconnect to your Self. The weekend is whatever you want it to be. You can take part in as much or as little as you like - it's all about YOU. With Liz Costigan Fleury.
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Reclaim your breath
26-28 August
This experiential and inspiring two-day workshop offers you an introduction to the three levels of Transformational Breath® With Claire Haugh and Michael Blake
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Yoga retreat with Hazel
24-26 March
As we pass through the spring equinox - a time of equal night and day - we celebrate the returning of the light and the season of growth. You will be invited to practice asanas, restorative yoga and meditation. With Hazel
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Yoga and Relaxation Retreat
23-25 September
This weekend will be a chance for retreaters to embrace or reignite their Yoga practice in a supportive and safe environment. With Fabiana Mizzoni.
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Culture and Creativity yoga weekend 14-16 october
Connect with a group of like minded souls, and nourish your mind and body in this two night escape. Immerse yourself in yoga and creative exploration. With Liz Nilsson.
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Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat
21-23 october
On Friday, we will begin the wind down for the weekend with a relaxing yoga class with a long Yoga Nidra to set you up for a great night’s sleep. Saturday and Sunday brings a combination of classes on yoga and mindfulness, walking, and free time relaxing. With Mairead McCarthy
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2023 Events

Guest Reviews

Everything was amazing, the food, the location, the house, the hosts and of course the Yoga with Brian. (Linda and Tim), thank you for making the weekend so enjoyable. When is the recipe book coming out??? Thank you again. Will definitely be back in the summer x Siobhan Siobhan Retreat participant I have just come down to earth after a magical weekend yoga retreat in Mulvarra House. It is my second retreat in Mulvarra and it will not be the last. Everything was perfect from the incredibly peaceful yoga studio, to the most comfortable bed, to the heart warming vegetarian food. The hosts Tim and Linda make Mulvarra house what it is, a truly magical space. Thank you so much 😊 Alison Retreat Participant

St Mullins: The backdrop to the retreats

  • A unique chance to experience the magic of St Mullins, known as the jewel of the Barrow
  • 7th century monastic site
  • 12th century Norman motte
  • Vibrant cafe and river community
  • Proximity to hikes in Blackstairs mountains and numerous river and forest nature walks

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