Writer’s Retreat

Facilitated by: Karen Whelan & Angela Doyle Stuart.
Dates: Friday 11th  – Sunday 13th November 2022
Cost: €450 per person sharing / €500 single occupancy

Creacon is delighted to welcome back best selling authors Karen Whelan and Angela Doyle Stuart for their fabulous writer’s retreat.

Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

Everyone is welcome and no experience is required to enjoy and benefit from this writer’s retreat. You can enjoy it all inspired by the stunning, luxurious and tranquil surroundings of Creacon Wellness Retreat.

If you fancy a weekend of renewed creativity, serene surroundings, refreshing greenery, open spaces, room to breathe, an energy boost, deluxe accommodation, nutritious, gourmet “Food is Medicine” meals designed by a master chef as well as a de-cluttered and refreshed mind and body – then this is the weekend for you!!

Retreat includes:

  • 2-nights en-suite, deluxe accommodation.
  • Full board – with x6 delicious ‘Food is Medicine’ meals, including tea/coffee.
  • Classes & workshops – As well as a special Tibetan Singing Bowl healing session by one of
  • Creacon’s facilitators, Elizbeth Dooley.
  • Access to the Infra-red sauna, gym and gardens.

Retreat Schedule


  • 15:00 Check In & welcome Juice
  • 16:00 Welcome circle: Angela & Karen introduce themselves. Share about their books, the journey to becoming an Irish Best-Selling Author and International Best Selling Author. Expectations of the groups for the weekend.
  • 18:00 2 course Dinner from our ‘Food is Medicine’ program
  • 19:30 Spiritual Mastery meditation with Creacon’s facilitator Marcela
  • 20:30 Evening Wind down: wine/herbal tea and chats
  • 22:00 Group retires to bedroom


  • 08:30 Healthy Breakfast from our ‘Food is Medicine’ program
  • 10:00 Writer’s workshop: Methods to maintain the creative flow, working with writer’s block and more.
  • 11:45 Tibetan Bowl Healing Workshop with Liz Dooley
  • 13:00 Wholesome Lunch from our ‘Food is Medicine’ program
  • 14:00 Writer’s workshop: Soul writing with Karen connecting to your story, (time out to write) disciplines around writing (methods).
  • 16:00 Writer’s workshop: Angela will discuss the submission framework to follow when approaching publishing companies, discipline methods, how to get the promotion for self publishing in TV, Radio and Print, and how to gain a publisher’s interest. Unearthing your story, whether it’s fiction or memoir. Writing exercises plus more.
  • 18:00 2 course Dinner from our ‘Food is Medicine’ program
  • 19:30 Heartful Meditation with Creacon’s facilitator Phil
  • 20:30 Evening Wind down: wine/herbal tea and chats
  • 22:00 Group retires to bedroom


  • 08:30 Healthy Breakfast from our ‘Food is Medicine’ program
  • 10:00 Writer’s workshop: Zoom call with International bestselling author & CEO of Four Eagle Publishing, Tarryn Reeves
  • 11:30 Check out from the bedroom
  • 11:45 Soul soothing sound meditation
  • 13:00 Wholesome Lunch from our ‘Food is Medicine’ program
  • 14:00 End of retreat



Meet Your Facilitators

Karen Whelan is a transformational psychotherapist, intuitive consultant, Tantric teacher, retreat leader, and international best-selling author as well as being a self-published author of two memoirs. Her work has allowed her to sit with world experts like Dr. Joe Dispenza; Gabor Maté (while training in Living Inquiries); and the incredible spiritual teacher, humanitarian, and wellness expert Derek O’Neil. Karen’s work has earned her invitations and coverage on TV and radio shows. She has written for a monthly wellness column; served as a keynote speaker at the Women Gone Wild Summit in 2021; and has been featured on Billboards in Time Square and in Forbes, USA Today, Los Angeles Weekly Times, Hollywood Digest, Yahoo News, Thrive Global.  In Ireland Karen made an appearance on Ireland AM,  guest speaker on The Damien Tiernan show, Tipp FM, Beat, was featured in RSVP magazine,  and other outlets.


Angela Doyle Stuart is an Irish broadcast Journalist, best-selling author of her memoir Loving Lisa Stolen Life Stolen Dreams. A mother and wife and advocate for positive mental health. Angela’s book will be released in America in 2023. Angela has appeared on RTES The Late Late Show, Ray Darcy Show, Ireland AM, Today with Maura and Daithi and RTE investigates Documentary. Her work and expertise will also feature on RTES The Case I Can’t Forget this month (November). Has worked as TV producer, researcher and presenter. Creator of “The Happy Hour” radio series, founder of Phoenix Talks. Interviewed some of the biggest names in wellness such as Anita Moorjani, Derek O’Neill and more..




Extend your stay, call us direct to get a special rate for an additional night. Subject to availability.



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