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Promoting Women in Peace Mediation

Glencree’s CEO Naoimh McNamee and Glencree Women’s Programme Coordinator Phil Killeen, attended the Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin event entitled, ‘Promoting Women in Peace Mediation: The Importance of Networks’. The event took place on June 1st and was organised by the Conflict Resolution Unit of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Below are […]

By |June 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

John Hume Lecture 2018

The 2018 John Hume lecture, given by Professor Paul Arthur, took place in NUI Maynooth last May 22nd, marking the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Good Friday Agreement.

The lecture celebrates John Hume’s political work and contribution to the peace process.

In attendance were our own Pat Hynes and […]

By |June 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


“Deepening Understanding of Human Rights and Equality for the Muslim Communities of Ireland”

Months of meticulous planning and preparation by Nadette Foley and Louise Keating, who spearheaded the Glencree Interfaith Human Rights and Equality Project, with the support of their team colleagues, resulted in an amazing attendance of the event on Wednesday 18th April 2018.

Diverse leaders […]

By |April 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Job Vacancy – Glencree Armoury Cafe Supervisor

Glencree Visitors Centre, Glencree, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow is now recruiting for an experienced Coffee Shop Supervisor (Full time-39 hr week). Full job spec below:

If you are interested in applying for this role please forward your CV to

Closing date: April 30th

By |April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unimplemented Promises of the Good Friday Agreement

“The Good Friday Agreement – Delivering the Promise of a Rights-Based Society – 20 Years On”

“A wake-up call to politicians”

Chair of the Glencree Board, Barbara Walshe and I attended this seminar on 10th April, the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. Hosted by Queen’s University, Human Rights Consortium, Unison, Transitional Justice Institute and Committee […]

By |April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Glencree and The Good Friday Agreement

The 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement passed recently and in this article we look back on the contribution made to the peace process by Glencree. The Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation was the location where a number of dialogue sessions took place during the 90s in the run up to the peace deal […]

By |April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Job Vacancy (2): Dialogue Facilitators

Glencree is seeking two (2) experienced facilitators to join the team working on the European Union’s Peace IV funded project entitled ‘Addressing the legacy of violence through facilitated dialogue’. Facilitators will be responsible for the effective facilitation of the project’s dialogue residential sessions and roundtable events. The full project spec and tendering process can be found […]

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

Job Vacancy: Network and Outreach Co-ordinator

Glencree is seeking an experienced Network & Outreach Coordinator to join the team working on the European Union’s Peace IV funded project entitled ‘Addressing the legacy of violence through facilitated dialogue’. The full project spec and tendering process can be found in the below document.

Network and Outreach project document 

Closing date for […]

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

German Remembrance Day 2017 Photos

The Annual German Remembrance Day 2017 was held on Sunday the 19th at the German Military Cemetery in Glencree. The day included a Circle Discussion in the Glencree Centre, an ecumenical service at St. Kevin’s Chapel, and a wreath laying ceremony at the Military Cemetery.

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

Glencree Presentation to the Joint Oireachtas Committee

The Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement is an Oireachtas committee which was set up to deal with and engage in debate on reconciliation, commemoration and North / South co-operation issues. Recently, on November 9th, the Glencree Peace and Reconciliation Centre were invited to speak at an Oireachtas discussion on legacy issues […]

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