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Glencree Members Meeting

Lots of Glencree members turned up  on a cold Thursday in November to tea, coffee and delicious scones from the helpful staff at the Armoury cafe in the Bridge Building to hear about Glencree’s work and plans for the future.  Some had been members since 1974 while others had joined more recently.  Chair of the […]

By |November 28th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

German Remembrance Day 2016

On 13th November I attended my first German Remembrance Day at Glencree. For this son of a German-speaking Czech Jewish father who had lost close relatives in the Nazi concentration camps, it was a particularly affecting experience. The wondrous voices of the Goethe Choir singing Bach and Bruckner; the shining, innocent faces of the children […]

By |November 14th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Glencree Friends

Glencree Friends

Paddy Joe McClean is one of those rare treasures that public life unearths once or twice in a generation and it was with great pleasure that we recently visited him and his wife Annie on the main street in Beragh, outside Omagh. Despite the devastating loss of their son Eamon earlier this year, we […]

By |October 13th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Glencree’s role in supporting Colombia’s peace process

The news that broke from Havana on 24 August that the Colombian president, Juan Manuel Santos, would soon sign a peace accord with the FARC leader, Timolean Jimenez, was something I had been hoping would happen having followed the progress of the peace talks over four years. It reminded me of that day of joy […]

By |September 15th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women’s Peace Tables #womenseriously

Talk to me not about me!

‘Whether it’s climate change, whether it’s peace, whether its governance, women can influence the kind of change that we would like to have. There will be no peace without women’.  Irene Santiago, one of 1000 women nominated as a group for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005 opened #womenseriously in […]

By |September 15th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Imagining Reconciliation: Creative Arts and Peacebuilding

Glencree’s main event this year on 25th June was ‘a magic day’, a stimulating mix of talk, discussion, music, song and theatre and an emotional rollercoaster at times.

A large tent or marquee in the centre of Glencree was a hive of activity from early morning as the mini buses puffed up and down from Enniskerry […]

By |July 6th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Good Year for Glencree

The Annual General Meeting at Glencree which took place on 16th June 2016  gave members, Board, staff and visitors an opportunity to reflect on what Glencree had achieved in 2015 and an opportunity to hear  emerging priorities for the next ten years. The first Annual report in 10 years was launched and a record of […]

By |June 20th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Glencree Annual Report 2015

Glencree Annual Report 2015

Today Glencree is delighted to present the 2015 Annual Report. Read about its ground breaking work in 2015 and its strategic priorities for the next ten years.

Our thanks goes to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, The Office of Public Works and  The Tony Ryan Trust for their financial support.

To our members, […]

By |June 16th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Norwegian Ambassador visits Glencree

Ambassador Roald Naess and his wife Venke visited Glencree in June. It was their first time in Glencree and they got a grand tour of the Barrack Building, the site and The German Cemetery and had lunch in the Armoury Café.

Accompanied by CEO Will Devas, Chair of the Board, Barbara Walshe and Val Kiernan, CEO […]

By |June 7th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Directors Report and Financial Statements 2014/2015

This year we are happy to report a Net Income of €71,765 which is our largest profit since 2009.

This result has been achieved by very tight management of resources and demonstrates how Will, Gerry and the team are committed to ensuring that the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation (GCPR) operates within its limited budget.

As […]

By |June 3rd, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments