Glencree Building


Signing of the
Glencree Declaration


Imagining Reconciliation:

creative approaches to peacebuilding


Building Improbable Relationships

Building improbable relationships is

at the heart of Glencree’s work to help

‘weave a web of relationships’

across societies affected by violent conflict.



creates a 'safe space' to allow

difficult conversations to take place


“The contribution that Glencree has made
to reconciliation and the building
of positive relationships, across the island and beyond,
is immense and well recognised.”

- Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland.
27 June 2015


IWD2017 at Glencree

Peace Walk Pic.

Glencree Peace Walk

Transforming Violent Conflict, Building Peace

About Glencree

About Glencree

Glencree is an Irish peace and reconciliation centre dedicated to transforming violent conflict and building peace.

Our Programmes

Glencree works to deepen reconciliation on the island of Ireland and also works internationally sharing our lessons and experiences from the Irish Peace Process to help others transform their own violent conflicts.

Our History

Glencree was founded in 1974 at the height of the ‘Troubles’ to provide a ‘safe space’ to build peace on the island of Ireland.

Our Work

Who We Work With

Who We Work With

Glencree has learnt that successful peacebuilding requires engaging in an inclusive process with all those involved in and affected by violent conflict.

Our Approach

Our Approach

Our main approach is dialogue, bringing people together to engage in difficult conversations. Another is learning.

Impact of Our Work

Impact of Our Work

For more than 40 years, Glencree has helped build improbable relationships between those affected by and involved in violent conflict, contributing to reducing violence and building a lasting peace.