Details of the Accord Pre Marriage Courses that will be held in St. Catherine’s Community Services Centre, Carlow from February to June 2010.


St. Catherine’s Community Services Centre, St. Joseph’s Road, Carlow

Weekend courses take place on Friday nights between 7.30pm – 10.00pm and on Saturday between 10.00am – 5.30pm.

Cost of Course includes Course materials and Tea & Coffee breaks.


For bookings/enquiries – Tel: 059-9138738/9138700 or email: [email protected]

Pre Marriage Workshop Dates

Feb 19th & 20th (Friday and Saturday)

Mar 26th & 27th (Friday and Saturday)

Apr 16th & 17th (Friday and Saturday)

May 4th, 6th, 11th & 13th (Tuesday & Thursday – 4 nights)

Jun 11th & 12th (Friday and Saturday)


ACCORD is Ireland’s leading nationwide agency supporting marriage and relationships through its 59 Centres and 1,100 personnel. Our aim is to help couples prepare for, achieve and sustain their marriage and family relationships, to offer ongoing relationship support and assist them in times of difficulty or crisis.

For further details see

About the Course

The modules dealt with on the course are

  • Family of Origin/Self- Awareness
  • Communication
  • Conflict Management
  • Commitment
  • Couple as Parents
  • Church/Sacrament
  • Owning your Sexuality
  • Fertility Awareness and well-being

The emphasis at all times is on the needs of the couples. The course is designed to allow them to explore their relationship, their understanding of the various elements that make up their unique partnership and to celebrate their particular commitment to each other at this time.