Mindfulness Teachers at Centre for Mindfulness Ireland


Anne Twohig  has been teaching Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Programmes (MBSR) for the past 10 years. She trained with the Center for Mindfulness, (CFM), University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMass). Anne is the first MBSR Teacher in Ireland to achieve Certification from CFM, UMass and is now a member of their Professional MBSR Teacher Training Team…. Read More


Kathryn O’Halloran is a qualified nurse with over 20 years’ experience, both at home and abroad. Kathryn has been practising yoga and meditation for over ten years. She has undergone formal training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) at the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor University, Wales… Read More


Eilis Cullen having practised meditation for over 25 years and experiencing the benefits of regular practice in both her personal and professional life, Eilis began formal training in this area in 2009, at the Centre for Mindfulness, Research and Practice, at Bangor University, Wales, and in 2012 was awarded a Post Graduate Certificate in Mindfulness Based Approaches.… Read More


John Cummins PgDip (Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy) Bsc (Psychiatric Nursing) RPN (Nursing Board) CFM Qualified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher. John is a Clinical Nurse Specialist from County Cork in Ireland specialising in the delivery of cognitive behavioural psychotherapy (CBT) and mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) programmes… Read More


Donna Curtin has been practising meditation for over 20 years and is an Associate Teacher with the Centre for Mindfulness Ireland. Her interest in mindfulness was inspired by her own life experiences and challenges. She discovered that learning self-care through the cultivation of mindfulness practices can help to reduce stress and bring love, joy, balance and peace into our lives… Read More


Deborah O’Neill is a mindfulness teacher, psychotherapist, and trainer with over 30 years of experience working with individuals and groups in a wide range of community based settings. She currently works as a counsellor and mindfulness teacher in Cork ARC Cancer Support House… Read More


Susan Barrett provides a range of mindfulness courses and workshops, including Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Introduction to Mindfulness and Mindfulness and Self Care. She has a Teacher Certification from the Center for Mindfulness, (CFM), University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMass) and has assisted with the delivery of CFM’s training programme in Ireland… Read More

Fionnuala Gill holds an honours degree in Psychology and has had a personal meditation practice for over 30 years.Shewith the Centre for Mindfulness (CFM) University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMass) and became a CFM qualified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher in 2017 .. Read More


Through the regular practice of mindfulness we develop our ability to experience:
• Reduced stress and to handle anxiety more effectively
• Enhanced clarity, concentration and enthusiasm for life
• The impact our thoughts have on our well being
• The innate joy and peace that resides within all of us.

Your intentions set the stage for what is possible”

– Jon Kabat-Zinn

Anne Twohig - Mindfulness TeachersAnne Twohig

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John Cummins

Donna Curtin

Deborah O'NeillDeborah O’Neill

Susan BarrettSusan Barrett

Fionnuala Gill