The Lumen Dominican Centre based in the grounds of Sion Hill, off Merrion Road, has been providing a wide range of continuing education programmes to adults of all ages since 1976. Experienced tutors and facilitators give adults the opportunity for personal and self-development in the area of creativity, spiritual welfare, relaxation and foreign languages. The centre has approximately 400 students attending courses weekly.
The Lumen Dominican Centre aims to implement the mission statement of the Dominican Sisters and to enrich the lives of its adult participants according to the ethos of the Dominican educational policy.
It endeavours to create a welcoming atmosphere and to offer a wide range of programmes to adults of all ages and backgrounds.
Classes are offered year round during the day and evening. Classes on offer include English, Creative Writing, French, Irish, Italian, German, painting, crochet, art history, music and Hatha Yoga. Classes in spirituality are in the areas of seeking happiness, exploring God and learning more about the saints and church history.
There are also classes on sacred dance and a weekly meditation group.
For full information on classes, timetable, booking fees and tutors, please download our Autumn brochure Lumen 2021
We are located in the grounds of Sion Hill at the junction of Mt. Merrion Ave. and Cross Avenue. The entrance is on the Merrion Road.