Glendalough Hermitage Centre is the operating name for a limited liability company named Suaimhneas Chaoimhin.

Company Limited by Guarantee

Suaimhneas Chaoimhin is a company limited by guarantee not having a share capital. Its registered number is 475143. The address of its registered office is: Suaimhneas Chaoimhin, Glendalough Hermitage Centre, Laragh, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow.

Objects of the Company

The main objects of Suaimhneas Chaoimhin are as follows:

  • To establish, manage and promote a centre of spirituality having a Roman Catholic ethos for people of all faiths and none at Glendalough and to re-promote same as a place of pilgrimage, prayer and reflection.
  • To create a sacred space for healing, reconciliation and growth; to provide opportunities to participate in times of prayer, reflection and religious services and to provide accommodation, care and facilities for pilgrims in hermitages.

Registered Charity

Suaimhneas Chaoimhin has been granted charitable tax exemption by the Charities Section of the Revenue Commissioners. Its charity number is 18751.


The directors of Suaimhneas Chaoimhin are as follows:

  • Bernie Healy, Chairperson
  • Marina Finn, Secretary
  • Michael Ryan
  • Antoinette Delamere
  • Celine O’Donoghue
  • Gerry Patterson
  • Sr. Mary Ryan rsm, Treasurer
  • Martin Swords
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