Featured Events



A Day on Forgiveness Facilitated by Fr Des Corrigan

15/05/17 - 20/05/17

Silent Retreat : Fr Denis McBride CSsR - Reflecting on the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus

26/05/17 - 02/06/17

6 Day Directed Retreat : Fr Frank Downes, OP and Sr Nora McCarthy, PBVM

26/05/17 - 30/05/17

4 Day Directed Retreat : Fr Frank Downes, OP and Sr Nora McCarthy, PBVM

26/05/17 - 02/06/17

Silent Retreat : Fr Brendan Comerford, S.J. - Inspired and Challenged by Poets, Pastors, Mystics, Martyrs


The joys and challenges in marriage and family life to-day - Dr Tony Hanna.

16/07/17 - 21/07/17

Summer Camp

23/07/17 - 28/07/17

Summer Camp

30/07/17 - 04/08/17

Summer Camp

06/08/17 - 11/08/17

Girls Summer Camp - Week 2

13/08/17 - 18/08/17

Summer Camp

01/09/17 - 08/09/17

6 Day Directed Retreat : Noel Bradley and Fr Des Corrigan, SMA

01/09/17 - 05/09/17

4 Day Directed Retreat : Noel Bradley and Fr Des Corrigan, SMA

01/09/17 - 08/09/17

Silent Retreat: Fr John Fuellenbach, SVD - Reflecting on Jesus' image of God and His Dream for us and for His Kingdom

01/10/17 - 08/10/17

Silent Retreat : Fr Ciaran O'Callaghan, CSsR - "Remember, I am with you always to the end of the age" (Matthew 28:30)

01/10/17 - 08/10/17

6 Day Directed Retreat : Fr Dermot Mansfield, S.J. and Sr Elizabeth Dunne, SMR


Art Journalling Day - 'The Gold of our experiences' Facilitated by Sr Oonagh Campbell, RSM

23/10/17 - 29/10/17

Foyer of Charity Silent Retreat: "If you but knew the gift of God"


Bereavement Retreat Day : Sr Fiona Galligan, RSM and Rev Graham Stockdale

08/12/17 - 10/12/17

Advent Retreat : The Three Comings of the Lord - Frances Hogan

Applications For Dromantine Summer Camp 2017

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