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A Tribute To Una

The following video is a tribute to one of Glencree’s founding members, Ms Una O’Higgins O’Malley, which was launched at our recent inaugural ‘Una O’Higgins O’Malley Annual Lecture’.  Click on link

By |December 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Working as a guest Educator on Peace Boat – Oct. 2018 – Eamon Rafter

 

Peace Boat is a Japanese NGO founded in 1983 which holds Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN). It promotes peace, human rights, equal and sustainable development and respect for the environment. Its HQ is in Tokyo and has five other offices in Japan and a sister […]

By |December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our Inaugural Una O’Higgins O’Malley Lecture 2018

The Inaugural Una O’Higgins O’Malley lecture will be held at Iveagh House, 27th November at 6.00pm. The lecture will be delivered by Historian and Broadcaster, Dr John Bowman, author of De Valera and the Ulster Question; 1917-1973. The title of our lecture ‘Brexit, Lloyd George and the Ulster Question’. Panel Discussion includes, Dearbhail Mc Donald, 

By |November 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WE’RE ON AIR

Tune in Tonight: RTE Radio 1 @ 10.00pm.
Presenter Michael Comyn of ‘The Leap of Faith’ visits the German Military Cemetery with local historian Frank Tracy in advance of German Remembrance Day this Sunday November 18th, commemorating victims of war and violence. Our Chair, Barbara Walshe talks about how faith can influence forgiveness and how competitive […]

By |November 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Press Release – Events 17/18 November 2018

Lessons for a Peaceful Europe 100 years after World War 1

 

Have we learnt anything from the tragedy and legacy of the First World War? Are we condemned to repeat it in another form? Are we doing enough to keep the European project alive?

 

Glencree is delighted to join the German Embassy, the Lutheran Church in Ireland, […]

By |November 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MEDIA STATEMENT – Glencree Aiming to Become Leading Peace Centre in Ireland & Europe

Glencree Aiming to Become Leading Peace Centre in Ireland & Europe

  • British-Irish relations at most critical point in 50 years
  • Glencree to continue sharing peacebuilding expertise globally
  • Additional funding vital to support Republic’s only dedicated peace centre

Glencree, Ireland. 8 October 2018.  Glencree, the Republic of Ireland’s only centre dedicated to peace and reconciliation, today launched […]

By |October 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

St. Kevin’s Bell told the time across the Glencree Valley (1859)

By |August 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Volunteers Needed

By |August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Glencree Peace Walk

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Stories from St. Kevin’s Reformatory

St. Kevin’s Reformatory operated in Glencree from 1859-1940.  We invite anyone with memories of it, former relatives, teachers, caretakers, workers, who had association to come and share it’s history.

This event is the start of an exploration of the historic heritage of the Glencree Centre with particular […]

By |August 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments