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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. These were our speakers in 2023

Deacon Zoltán (Zoli) Kunszabó

Deacon Zoltán (Zoli) Kunszabó

New Jerusalem Community

David Wells

David Wells

Speaker, teacher and author

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore

Jacki Ascough

Jacki Ascough

Spirit Radio


We are delighted to be able to use Holy Cross National School again in 2023, through the generosity of the Board of Management

Holy Cross National School,
X91 E003
(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.

Keep informed of developments with Arise 2024

Registration for Arise Family Festival has now closed. We will let you know when it is open for Arise 2024. Click on the link to below to register your interest in Arise 2024. Thank you

Express your interest in Arise 2024



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