• Is thinking making you miserable?

  • Is worry making you sick?

  • Do you find it hard to switch off?

Would you like the bottom line?
  • Simple effective ways to create balance and ease in life and mind

  • Techniques and tips that only take a few minutes to practice

  • Mindfulness and breathwork practices are THE common sense approach


We learned the hard way, we teach the easy way! 

'Sui is bringing the power of mindfulness to people in a way that is safe, engaging and deeply appreciated ……I am delighted and proud to endorse this fine work.' 

Tony Bates, Founding Director, Headstrong - The National Centre for Youth Mental Health, Dublin, Ireland.

Derval Dunford with Hibernia staff introducing mindfulness to students as they begin their teacher training degree.

Simplicity & Fun can be refreshing in a complex world and chaotic mind


What works best for you?

  • Research-based interactive & fun talks, presentations, workshops for businesses and groups derval@sui.ie    (087) 2888740

  • Research-based downloadable guided practices & CDs  

  • Research-based teacher’s EPV courses online and face to face, school visits for staff and pupils, kids’ downloads/CDs www.mindfulnessmatters.ie

  • Guided fun mindful nature walks/talks for adults and children derval@sui.ie

  • Unique handmade Irish Hardwood meditation stools: mick@sui.ie  derval@sui.ie


Derval Dunford

Director of Sui Mindfulness and Mindfulness Matters, has introduced mindfulness to 30,500 people since 2006. A pioneer in mindfulness and breathwork in Ireland Derval produced Ireland’s first commercial mindfulness CD for adults, and also for children.  She co-created Ireland’s first mindfulness course for school teachers, her courses have been sanctioned by the Department of Education and Skills. Her work has been endorsed by medical and complimentary professionals internationally.


Having trained with top experts in mindfulness and breathwork, through her broad teaching experience, her personal experience of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Chronic Fatigue Derval Dunford has a deep insight and understanding of mindfulness based interventions and breathwork. Derval likes the bottom line and likes to teach in a fun way. She has been working with HSE staff since 2010. Other clients include INTO, IPPN, Education Centres, Mayo Coco and Mayo Mental Health.

Mick Hogan makes Sui Meditation stools

Each one is literally a Unique Slice of Time. These beautiful stools offer a comfortable and solid foundation for sitting practice and breath practice, re-connection with the earth and a feeling of being grounded.

Mick’s other passion is for nature and wildlife. His work includes nature workshops, walks and talks with adults and children. Having done bird survey work for many years birds are his favourite topic, Mick’s irrepressible enthusiasm for the wonder of nature is infectious! Mick is a GMIT qualified Marine and Countryside Guide, and was recently appointed Control Ambassador in Mayo.

View A Slice of Time - Mindfulness in Ireland (1 min)

Derval: Phone: 00 353 (0)87 288 8740  Email: derval@sui.ie

Mick: Phone: 00 353 (0)87 410 7277  Email: mick@sui.ie

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