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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

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