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The Glencree Story …the work goes on.

‘The Glencee Story  is a short video to illustrate the rich history and the vital work of the Republic of Ireland’s only Peace Centre, the Glencree Centre for Peace & Reconciliation.

Glencree is a place that focuses on dialogue and difficult conversations as a way of deepening reconciliation and building relationships across the island of Ireland, the […]

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

Promoting Women in Peace Mediation

Glencree’s CEO Naoimh McNamee and Glencree Women’s Programme Coordinator Phil Killeen, attended the Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin event entitled, ‘Promoting Women in Peace Mediation: The Importance of Networks’. The event took place on June 1st and was organised by the Conflict Resolution Unit of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Below are […]

By |June 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

John Hume Lecture 2018

The 2018 John Hume lecture, given by Professor Paul Arthur, took place in NUI Maynooth last May 22nd, marking the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Good Friday Agreement.

The lecture celebrates John Hume’s political work and contribution to the peace process.

In attendance were our own Pat Hynes and […]

By |June 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IHREC Follow-up Event

On the 18th April we held a seminar in the IHREC entitled, ‘Deepening Understanding of Human Rights and Equality for the Muslim Communities of Ireland’.  This was a very well attended event as was today’s follow-up here at Glencree Centre.  Today, we delved further to continue our exploration and discussion of these very important key […]

By |May 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IHREC Event

“Deepening Understanding of Human Rights and Equality for the Muslim Communities of Ireland”

Months of meticulous planning and preparation by Nadette Foley and Louise Keating, who spearheaded the Glencree Interfaith Human Rights and Equality Project, with the support of their team colleagues, resulted in an amazing attendance of the event on Wednesday 18th April 2018.

Diverse leaders […]

By |April 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Job Vacancy – Glencree Armoury Cafe Supervisor

Glencree Visitors Centre, Glencree, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow is now recruiting for an experienced Coffee Shop Supervisor (Full time-39 hr week). Full job spec below:

https://www.activelink.ie/content/vacancies/community/36539

If you are interested in applying for this role please forward your CV to eileen.doyle@glencree.ie

Closing date: April 30th

By |April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unimplemented Promises of the Good Friday Agreement

“The Good Friday Agreement – Delivering the Promise of a Rights-Based Society – 20 Years On”

“A wake-up call to politicians”

Chair of the Glencree Board, Barbara Walshe and I attended this seminar on 10th April, the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. Hosted by Queen’s University, Human Rights Consortium, Unison, Transitional Justice Institute and Committee […]

By |April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Glencree and The Good Friday Agreement

The 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement passed recently and in this article we look back on the contribution made to the peace process by Glencree. The Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation was the location where a number of dialogue sessions took place during the 90s in the run up to the peace deal […]

By |April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Visiting Artist Dr. Christina Henri

Dr Christina Henri is currently visiting Ireland from Hobart, Tasmania. Her work involves highlighting the lives of impoverished women who were deported to Australia and Tasmania from across the island of Ireland, Wales, England and Scotland. Many were sent before and after the Famine in Ireland. To signify the women and babies who sometimes died […]

By |March 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interview with Pat Hynes and Rev. Gary Mason for Focal Point (Community TV Station)

Pat Hynes – Legacy team Glencree, with Rev. Gary Mason of Rethinking Conflict, discuss the complexities of peace making and toxic theologies in the video link below:

‘We need to deal with the ghosts of religious sectarianism and nationalistic sectarianism that have dogged this island for centuries, otherwise they come back to bite us’….Gary Mason

‘The journey […]

By |December 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments