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The Armoury Cafe is recruiting new Board Members

Would you like to support the work of the Armoury Cafe?

The Glencree Visitors Centre are currently recruiting new Board members with expertise in Hospitality, Retail, Business to help us expand and develop.

Please read the advert below and see if you might like to join us.

Advert: The GVC (Armoury Cafe) is […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heritage Day at Glencree

CLICK HERE To see our Heritage Day Poster

On August 23rd, well-known local Historian Frank Tracy follows Glencree’s history from 19th Century

Leads a walking tour of the Glencree historic site

Glencree Archivist Audrey Doyle……finds treasure!

Find out about Glencree’s work to-day.

By |August 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Glencree Peace Walk

On Sunday 24th September the inaugural Glencree Peace Walk will take place to coincide with International Day of Peace. A group of friends of the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation will be walking from Glencullen to Glencree to raise much needed funds to support our […]

By |July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Glencree is recruiting new Board Members

Would you like to support Glencree’s work on the Glencree Board?

We are currently recruiting a range of new people and skills, please read the advert below and see if you might like to join us.

Advert: Glencree is recruiting new board members

By |July 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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