15/9/19: The third Glencree Peace Walk will take place on Sunday 22 September to raise much needed funds for the work of the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation. Please join us on this walk starting at 12pm, and/or sponsor one of the walkers by donating or creating your own fundraising page.
Walkers will gather at the Glencree Peace and Reconciliation Centre (where there is ample parking) and will be bussed to and from the start and finish. The walk will be led by an experienced leader. Afterwards please join us for a BBQ and some live music at the Glencree centre.
The walk consists of an easy five mile (eight kilometre) hike along the Wicklow Way on a wide, well-marked path between Glencullen (Boranaraltry Bridge) and Glencree (Curtlestown Forest car park). Please bring strong walking boots or shoes (not runners) and rainproof clothing. This walk is not appropriate for children under 7 or dogs.
10/9/19: Attended by 27 EU Ambassadors, the latest in Glencree's Ambassador Dialogue Series focused on the impact of Brexit on British-Irish relations and in particular a possible hard border across the island with submissions from Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern and Former First Minister Peter Robinson.
20/5/19: HRH Prince Charles returned to Glencree to unveil a commemorative poem engraving with His Excellency President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins. Leaders from cultural, educational, political and business sectors also marked this special event.
“From Cork to the Congo, from Galway to the Gaza strip, from this legislative assembly to the United Nations, Ireland is sending its most talented people to do the world’s most important work – the work of peace” President John F. Kennedy, Address to the Joint Houses of the Oireachtas, 28 […]
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