Family Gatherings


A family experience through English in the West of Ireland. A place of encounters, respectful and creative parenting, family gatherings and language exploration through personal transformation.

Inspiral Journeys


Family gatherings in Spain with the spiral philosophy.
A nomadic adventure bringing Ireland to Spain.
Easter in Castellón 2019

Courses and programmes


Courses and programmes which we are inspired to share.
Nonviolent Communication year long programme.
Focussing skills year long programme.
Ordinary Mind Zen – Meditation Retreats.

Radical Presence Retreats.

Heart connection

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At Green Spiral we believe that every human being has
a capacity for compassion and that
by cultivating practice as individuals and as a collective
we can remember our most kind and loving essence.
It is our intention to share our path as a family
and our growth with those who wish to make
compassionate lifestyle choices. 
We see Green Spiral as a creative journey,
learning to listen to our true nature.
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Enjoy nature

An Tionól Cottage
Centre for Compassionate & Creative Living
It is the stone farm house we rebuilt as the place
we wished our family to grow up in.
This is a wild place, surrounded by lakes and rivers,
forest and wildlife.
An Tionól is an open door for those
who search for more harmonious living.
Connecting with Nature

Our senses awaken to the breath the
living forest and the pulse of the river.
Pausing to listen to our ancestral friends.

A Collective Journey

This is an invitation to stand in community, solidarity, and connection.
A celebration toward our internal individual and external collective freedom.

Integrative Learning
It is through direct experience with our environment and with others
that humans learn best.
Conscious Eating & Cooking
Food prepared slowly and with love. Gathered from our organic garden or
sourced locally where possible.
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Let’s Play!!

Taking life seriously
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Play isn’t just for kids. Running, dancing, meditating, playing games and being silly with playful touch and body play: It’s how we harness our inner spirit and feed our imagination.
Play is a primal part of us. It helps us to connect with our creative more authentic nature and with others inner beauty.
When chidren play they need free, unstructured,
child-directed and adult-uninfluenced Play.
As adults when we play we improve cognitive functioning, being able to deal with stress with greater ease and flow, generating creative thinking, childlike exuberance, and laughing more often.

Stay always updated

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The path of the Sensing Being Retreat

    FOCUSING RETREAT   April 28 – May 1, 2022 Olympos Village House / Antalya South Turkey The Path of the Sensing Being Retreat will be combining the process of

Compasión en Acción – Curso Online Comunicación no Violenta

Compasión en Acción ❊ CNV Curso Online 6 semanas Online Curso presencial y experiencial ¿Qué es la comunicación noviolenta (NVC)? NVC se desarrolló sobre la premisa de una pregunta simple

El Camino del Ser Sintiente

Retiro de Focusing en la naturaleza El camino del ser sintiente En Sierra de Gredos   Proceso Integrativo de Acompañamiento interior Del 18 al 20 de Febrero 2022  ¿Qué es

On Shame at this dark meeting ligth times of winter

Today is the Winter Solstice. I have not looked at the astrological meaning or how the starts are aligned today and yet it is certain that tonight is the longest

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Glad to meet you


If you need more information on any of our programmes and courses, or if you would like to visit us, please call or write to us.
We would be delighted to help & welcome you!

Postal address: An Tionol Cottage, Derreen, Gort

 H91 PK2N, Co. Galway, Ireland

Phone: 00 353 (87) 203 1764