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Invitation to Annual General Meeting 2016

Invitation to Annual General Meeting  

16th June 4.30pm at Glencree.

We will launch our Glencree Annual Report, the first in 10 years.

We are delighted to invite members, friends, neighbours and anyone interested in the work of Glencree to join us.

The legal business required by an AGM will be followed by an opportunity  to hear short presentations on […]

By |May 31st, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Inspire Across the Border

INSPIRE - Cross Border postcard

Following a successful funding award from the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin, Women for Election are hosting three one-day INSPIRE Programme training events on the 25 May in Belfast, 26 May in Derry/Londonderry and on 31 May in Cavan.

The programme will […]

By |May 17th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Andy Pollak: The inspirational volunteers of the Calais refugee camps

Last month, our Board member Andy Pollak spent some time  volunteering with the British charity Care4Calais. He has written an account of the desolate conditions of the refugee camps and of the international volunteers who work tirelessly and selflessly to provide the refugees with aid.

Read Andy Pollak’s Account

By |May 5th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Courageous Women

Please listen to the Courageous Women podcast featuring interviews with community leaders in Northern Ireland who have found mutual respect through deep dialogue and critical thinking here at Glencree. Participants discuss current issues stemming from the legacy of the conflict and what needs to change to create a more peaceful society. The podcast was produced […]

By |May 5th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spring Newsletter 2016

Spring is in the air at long last and here is the latest edition of our Newsletter which I hope you will enjoy reading and find interesting.

– Sue Paterson, Editor

Spring Newsletter 2016

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

Annual Conference of the Teresian Association

Barbara Walshe, Chair of the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation presented Glencree’s work at the annual Conference of the Teresian Association in Avila, Spain recently.

The theme of this year’s conference was Reconciliation, Forgiveness and Mercy. A Christian organisation, called after St Teresa of Avila, the Teresian Association is made up of lay people […]

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

One~resolve First Thursday event-moderated by Glencree

Migration and Ireland

‘Even though I’ve been in Ireland since I was three years old, I don’t know where I belong really’.

This was the voice of a young person born outside the country struggling to find her place in today’s Ireland. With our experience of emigration, this is surely something we know a great deal about […]

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

Transition Year Modules

We offer one-day modules for school groups at Glencree to share some of our learning in a range of different areas. These  are suitable for Transition Year students but can also be adapted to other age groups. Students have an opportunity to learn skills and explore different themes under the broad heading of ‘Peace Education’ […]

By |March 11th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ONE~resolve Mediators’ First Thursday Event 3 March

‘If our democracies and the European project are to survive they will have to evolve in concert with the idea of diversity. It is an idea that frightens many, but it should not. The alternative—the failure of diversity—is the real threat, since it will spawn divided communities, alienation, insecurity.’
– Peter Sutherland (Special Representative […]

By |February 25th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Born and Reared

On January 21st 2016 the premiere screening of the documentary Born and Reared took place at the Mermaid Arts Centre in Bray, Co. Wicklow. The film follows the story of four ordinary men, presented as a series of moving portraits, in post conflict Northern Ireland, telling their stories from a different perspective to the normal […]

By |January 22nd, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments