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Our Friends from Belfast

Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation in cooperation with Partners in Catalyst are delighted to announce a series of public talks. The ‘Our Friends from Belfast’ series features leading people from loyalist areas of Belfast speaking every Thursday (1-2 pm) at Dublin’s Liberty Hall on how loyalists see the Republic of Ireland.

The opening talk will […]

By |November 13th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Young Peacebuilders 2015

‘Young Peacebuilders 2015’ recently held a residential event at Glencree. The weekend of the 25-27 September a group of young people aged between 18-24 and explored the principal themes of identity, the legacy of conflict in Ireland, north and south and leadership for peacebuilding. The group, which first met in Newry in August, has defined […]

By |October 8th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oireachtas Good Friday Implementation Committee

Glencree’s CEO Will Devas made a presentation to the Oireachtas’ Good Friday Implementation Committee in Leinster House on 24th September. The focus of the meeting was legacy issues for victims and their relatives which saw Glencree with a number of other groups from both north and south giving evidence.  Many shared their experience and often […]

By |October 1st, 2015|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Book Launch in Belfast

The Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation launched its publication ‘Deepening Reconciliation: Reflections on Glencree Peacebuilding’ in Belfast to celebrate its 40th anniversary and underline its continued commitment to peacebuilding in Ireland and around the world.

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By |August 12th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

President Michael D Higgins gives opening address at ‘1916 and the Ethics of Memory’ at Glencree

As the centenary of 1916 approaches, The Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation hosted an all island event, 1916 and the Ethics of Memory, on Saturday June 27th 2015. The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins delivered the opening address

President Higgins’ Speech ‘1916 and the Ethics of Memory’Read Will Devas’ article […]

By |June 30th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hay Festival Kells

Eamon Rafter as Learning Co-ordinator and editor of ‘Deepening Reconciliation: Reflections on Glencree Peacebuilding’ was invited to speak at the Hay Festival Kells on the 26th June 2015. Eamon gave an account of the history of Glencree, the context and challenges of our work and the need to continue this work in the present day.

By |June 30th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Glencree launch Deepening Reconciliation to celebrate its 40th anniversary

Glencree the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation launched ‘Deepening Reconciliation’ to celebrate its 40th anniversary, on Wednesday April 29th 2015. The event held in Iveagh House, the headquarters of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade was hosted by Jimmy Deenihan, TD Minister of State with specific responsibility for the Diaspora.

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By |April 12th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments