Featured Events

Advent Retreat : 11th - 13th December 2015

Advent Retreat with Fr Ben Hughes Walking Towards the Light

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Santa Returns to Dromantine : December 2015

Santa Returns to Dromantine in December 2015

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11/12/15 - 13/12/15

Advent Retreat : Fr Peter Burns CSsR


Lenten Retreat Day: an opportunity to reflect and pray on important themes of Lent and to prepare to celebrate Holy Week and Easter

06/03/16 - 10/03/16

Boundless Compassion Conference : Sr Joyce Rupp, OSM


Lenten Retreat Day: an opportunity to reflect and pray on important themes of Lent and to prepare to celebrate Holy Week and Easter.

23/03/16 - 27/03/16

Easter Triduum

13/04/16 - 20/04/16

Preached Retreat: Fr Denis McBride CSSR - The Year of Mercy: Parables to Challenge and Console Us


Inter-Church Gathering: This gives an opportunity for people from different Christian traditions to come together to reflect on our common challenges and hopes.

13/05/16 - 20/05/16

Preached Retreat: Fr John Fuellenbach, SVD - The Reign of God: God's Dream for each of us and for all creation

13/05/16 - 20/05/16

6 Day Directed Retreat: Nora McCarthy, PBVM & Des Corrigan, SMA

13/05/16 - 17/05/16

4 Day Directed Retreat : Nora McCarthy, PBVM & Des Corrigan, SMA

27/05/16 - 03/06/16

Preached Retreat: Rev Ruth Patterson & Fr Des Corrigan, SMA - Be Not Afraid, I Am With You

27/05/16 - 03/06/16

6 Day Directed Retreat: Frank Downes, OP & Noel Bradley

06/06/16 - 09/06/16


11/06/16 - 12/06/16

Retreat on Forgiveness. Facilitated by Fr Des Corrigan, SMA.

01/09/16 - 08/09/16

Preached Retreat: Sr Fionnuala Quinn, OP & Bro Denis Gleeson, CFC - Introductory Retreat to Centering Prayer

01/09/16 - 08/09/16

6 Day Directed Retreat : Dermot Mansfield, SJ & Elizabeth Dunne, SMR

01/09/16 - 05/09/16

4 Day Directed Retreat : Dermot Mansfield, SJ & Elizabeth Dunne, SMR

01/10/16 - 08/10/16

6 Day Directed Retreat : Mary Connellan, SSL & Des Corrigan, SMA

02/10/16 - 08/10/16

Preached Retreat: Fr Daniel O'Leary - Driop The Baggage: Choose the Freedom: Live Your Life and Travel Light

12/11/16 - 13/11/16

Weekend Retreat on Bereavement facilitated by Sr Eileen Healy, OLA Bereavement: Gently Assisting People to Progress though the Grieving Process.

02/12/16 - 04/12/16

Advent Retreat. Advent; A time of Grace Fr Paddy O'Rourke, SMA.

Family Event - Visit Santa At Dromantine 2015

Welcome To Dromantine

Welcome to the website for Dromantine Retreat and Conference Centre.


I invite you to take some time to browse through our site to see the facilities, grounds and events on offer.


Our Conference Facilities

Dromantine retreat and Conference Centre offers a modern, comfortable, well-equipped facility in the most idyllic of rural settings, away from the noise and distractions of everyday life.

See Conference Facilities »

Dromantine offers:

73 recently refurbished ensuite bedrooms all with free broadband access. See Accommodation »
8 modern well equipped Conference rooms accommodating 10 - 250 - all with free broadband access.
A large chapel which can accommodate 180.
A prayer room.
Excellent home cooked food served in spacious, bright dining rooms. See Catering »
Comfortable residents Lounge and Coffee Dock
Free, secure car parking for up to 200 cars
All facilities throughout Dromantine have disabled access

A Perfect Venue

Visitors to Dromantine invariably are impressed by the stunning beauty of the early 19th century house, extensive grounds, lake, colourful woodlands and pleasant walks set in the 320 acre estate with the Mourne mountains and Slieve Gullion in the in the background.  See Photo Gallery »
The beautiful grounds, tranquil, peaceful atmosphere along with the modern facilities make Dromantine the perfect venue for retreats, conferences, chapters, assemblies, workshops, meetings, church, inter-church, ecumenical, medical, educational, business and community groups.   See Retreats »


Dromantine Location

Dromantine is located five miles north of Newry and just off the Belfast /Dublin road, 45 minutes from Belfast I hour 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. See Location »

If you are considering coming to Dromantine, do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to give you any further information you require.  We assure you that you will receive a warm welcome and attentive care if you decide to come to this beautiful, historic yet modern Centre. Make an enquiry »

Dromantine On TV

Feature on Dromantine first shown on UTV’s “Lesser Spotted Ulster.”

This Clip shows stunning views of the exterior and interior of the House and the surrounding grounds.

This clip is now on YouTube. If you wish to view the full size movie on the YouTube site, please click on the link which appears when you roll your mouse over the top part of the movie clip.

Dromantine through the lens ...

Dromantine Retreat and Conference Centre Ireland
We have an online photo gallery showcasing a wide collection of images of the House and Grounds through the years and seasons.

Click here to view the Gallery