Borders and Borderlands: Imaginings, Crossings, Encounters

The realisation that Brexit was going to happen and that we did not know what the implications were for the future of the Irish border was the initial impetus for this event under the Southern Voice Programme at Glencree. All the speculation about soft and hard borders and the fears expressed about how this might […]

By |June 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Goodbye and Thank You to Dr Deborah Donnelly

Glencree said goodbye to Board member, Dr Deborah Donnelly at the Glencree Board meeting on 30th May 2017.

Board Chair, Barbara Walshe commended Debbie on her work for improved governance at Glencree and thanked her for her contribution to the organisation.

By |June 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Messines Peace Park: Its contribution to Irish-British reconciliation

Barbara Walshe, Chair of the Glencree Board, took part in a seminar and discussion at Dublin City Hall with former and current politicians from North and South on Friday 19th May 2017.

The event was sponsored by the Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association and Dublin City Library & Archive and it highlighted the numbers of young men […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jo Berry remembers Glencree

Ms Jo Berry, whose father, Sir Anthony Berry was killed in the IRA Brighton bombing during the 1984 Tory Party Conference spoke recently about her journey of reconciliation at the International Institute of Restorative Practice Conference in Dublin. A former participant in the Lets Involve the […]

By |May 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The radical working class Protestant tradition in Northern Ireland

The UNITE/Glencree Spring School on ‘The Radical Working Class Protestant Tradition in Northern Ireland’ in Dublin on Saturday 6th May was a lively and thought-provoking event, with nearly 60 people turning up to hear speakers including trade unionist Peter Bunting, historian and playwright Philip Orr, former Progressive Unionist Party leader Brian Ervine and writer and […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The radical working class Protestant tradition in Northern Ireland

Glencree, along with the UNITE trade union and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, are the sponsors of a Spring School in Dublin on Saturday 6th May with the title ‘The radical working class Protestant tradition in Northern Ireland’ (see attached programme).This will explore the historic but unjustly little known tradition of radicalism, and […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our Young Peacebuilders Programme has begun!

Our Young Peacebuilders 2017 programme kicked off on the last weekend of March at Glencree. We hosted a diverse group of young people from across the island and spent the weekend exploring the different themes of our programme as well as getting to know each other. […]

By |April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IWD2017 at Glencree

To mark International Women’s Day, Glencree Centre and AkiDwA (national network of migrant women living in Ireland) hosted an event in Glencree on Thursday 16th of March 2017.

Groups working with migrant women met to share experiences of the challenges facing migrant women in integrating into Irish society and explore the potential for collaboration.

The event was […]

By |March 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Visit of Colin and Wendy Parry

During their visit to the Glencree Centre to take part in the inter-faith day on 5th December 2016, Colin and Wendy Parry took time out to visit the tree they had planted twenty years earlier in honour of their son, Tim. They were delighted as much as ourselves that the tree had survived all those […]

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

Board Chair, Barbara Walshe interview on RTE’s The Leap of Faith

Board Chair, Barbara Walshe speaks about Glencree and its work on RTE Radio 1 on Friday 6th January 2017

The Leap of Faith interview with Barbara Walshe

By |January 13th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments