Martin Hayes

Martin is regarded as one of the most extraordinary talents to emerge in the world of Irish traditional music. His unique sound, his mastery of his chosen instrument – the violin – his acknowledgement of the past and his shaping of the future of the music, combine to create an astonishing and formidable artistic intelligence. Read more about Martin.


Mary Stacey


Mary initiated the Burren Executive Leadership Retreat in 2013. To this gathering place for global senior leaders she brings years of collaboration with visual artists, musicians, poets, and dancers, and a depth of experience cultivating forms of leadership that are more creative, adaptive, collaborative, and systemic. Read more about Mary.


Reilly Dow

Since 2008, Reilly has supported organizations on four continents, creating visual representations in English and Spanish to facilitate greater creativity, depth, and engagement. She uses graphic recording and visual facilitation in support of diverse groups looking to share, understand, and act on important ideas. Read more about Reilly.

Pádraig Ó Tuama

Pádraig Ó Tuama is a poet and theologian. Following a nomadic decade, he settled in Belfast, where he has lived since 2003.  From 2014-2019, Pádraig led the Corrymeela Community, Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation community, an organisation that works with 10,000 people a year in the mission to ’Transform Division through Human Encounter’ Read more about Pádraig.


To inquire about receiving an invitation, contact founder Mary Stacey to arrange a call.