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Specially geared to the needs of families looking to celebrate their faith

Arise 2024

Our Passion is to bring families together to start new friendships, celebrate their faith, and equip and empower them to actively participate in the mission of the Risen Jesus and His Church.

Youth Groups/Childrens' Programme

While to the adults attend the main talks, we run age appropriate catechetical programme for youth and children


A choice of seminars and workshops available each afternoon

Keynote Speakers

Offering relevant content and training

The Sacraments

Holy Mass, Adoration and the Sacrament of reconciliation will be available during the Festival

Sports/Fun Activities

Sports available in the afternoon using the school facilities.


Arise offers a great opportunity to make new friends and build new connections

We will let you know when you can download a copy of the Arise 2024 Poster

Click to download a PDF copy of the Arise 2023 posters and the booking form you can use to book your place at the Festival.



We are delighted to be able to offer some great speakers to inspire, encourage and inform. Our speakers for 2024 will be finalised soon.

Fr Columba Maria Jordan CFR

Fr Columba Maria Jordan CFR

Friars of the Renewal

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore

Martin & Mary Moran

Martin & Mary Moran


We will confirm soon our venue for 2024

Glor Na Mara National School, Convent Hill, Tramore East,
Tramore, Co. Waterford, X91Y924
(See map below)


All Participants are responsible for their own accommodation. See on the right some Mobile home and Camping options. There are a variety of B&B and Hotel options in Tramore and the Waterford area.

We suggest you explore and

Fitzmaurice Caravan Park - Tramore
Fitzmaurice Caravan Park - Tramore

Our well-supervised and maintained Family run park is located in the heart of Tramore and only 300 yards away from the beach. For over 50 years the Fitzmaurice Family have provided Mobile Home Hire to holidaymakers in Tramore. Campervans, Touring Caravans, and Tents are also very welcome with all modern facilities provided.

New Town Cove
New Town Cove

Tramore's only 4 star Caravan & Motorhome Park.

We are situated in a quiet rural setting about 2km from the town of Tramore with its 5km of sandy beach and 300 metres from Newtown Cove where there are opportunities to fish, swim and take in the view of Tramore Bay.

There are many options to fill your time, visit historic Waterford city, drive along the scenic copper coast, take a local walk, cycle the Waterford Greenway or just sit and relax.

Directions to venue

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