31/1/20: Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation is delighted to welcome Mary Madden to our Board. Mary recently retired after a long and successful career in the Northern Ireland Civil Service spanning over 35 years. A graduate of Queen’s University Belfast, Mary joined the public sector in 1979 when she qualified as a Solicitor in Northern Ireland. She began her working life in The Crown Solicitor’s Office where she practised law for twelve years. In 1992, Mary moved to the Northern Ireland Office where, over the following twenty-one years, she worked to successive Prime Ministers, Secretaries of State and Ministers. In 2010, Mary was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honour List for her work as a political advisor to the Secretary of State. Mary is married with two grown up children.
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 […]
Glencree was founded on the belief that peace can be achieved through the power of dialogue. Through our podcasts, we want to get a dialogue going around the complex subject of conflict resolution and peacebuilding.
25/6/20: 25 papers from around the world for Academic Journal by Glencree in collaboration with the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway. Part of Glencrees Legacy of Violence, Peace IV project, the Journal will be launched at an Academic Seminar at NUI Galway on 26 November.
31/1/20: Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation is delighted to welcome Mary Madden to our Board of Directors. Mary recently retired after a long and successful career in the Northern Ireland Civil Service spanning over 35 years.