Youth 2000 Ulster Regional Retreat

The next Ulster Regional Retreat will take place on Lough Derg on the 29th of September to the 1st of October.


Date:  29th Sept to 1st October 2023

Venue:  Lough Derg, Co. Donegal

Ages:  16 – 35 year olds

Cost: €40 (Please note that these charges are for the accommodation on the island only )  

Payment: To make payment for the accommodation you can do so by paypal

or if you would like to lodge money directly to our bank account details are as follows:

  • Account Name: Youth 2000
  • Bank: AIB
  • Account No.: 07777058
  • Bank Sort Code: 931136
  • IBAN: IE75AIBK93113607777058

Please make sure you email Emma on after paying to confirm.


This promises to be a special retreat!!

Great CRAIC!!, Excellent Speakers, Inspiring Talks & Workshops,Fantastic music, Group activities, Youth Masses, Adoration, Reconciliation, prayer, Drama, Games & plenty of time to chill out, meet new people and find out what it means to be young & Catholic today!!


  • Meals WILL be provided for.
  • This  WILL be a typical Youth 2000 retreat run in Lough Derg and only those 16-35 will be able to stay over.
  • This will NOT be a typical Lough Derg (bread, water and no shoes) event.
  • Beds WILL be provided for by Lough Derg (€40), BUT everyone MUST bring their own pillow and sleeping bag/quilt as usual.



NOTE: Please bring suitable clothing for the October weather including: Warm coat, hoodies, hats, gloves, scarves, thick socks, warm pj’s, hot water bottle, etc 


Remember that it is essential that you bring your own pillow, sleeping bag/quilt!  Beds will be provided.

Showers will be provided but a €2 coin is required to use them


**There will be no shops close by so come prepared!**

  • For directions to Lough Derg, please click here


  • For FAQ, please click here


  • The boat timetable is as follows:

Friday : 5pm to 9pm

Saturday : 9am to 9pm

Sunday : 9am to 3pm