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PEACE IV CALL FOR PAPERS

Addressing the Legacy of Conflict in Northern Ireland through Engagement & Dialogue
We welcome submissions for our 2020 Academic Journal that will be published as part of the Glencree Peace IV Project in collaboration with the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland Galway.

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By |December 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Barbara Walshe Podcast

Restorative Justice International (based in US) did a podcast with our Chair Barbara Walshe focusing on Glencree’s work and restorative justice in Ireland and internationally.

By |November 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Ambassadors Dialogue

Tues Sept. 10 in Dublin Castle saw a meeting of 27 EU Ambassadors from across the European Union, hosted by Glencree. These representatives gathered to discuss the implications and potential impact of Brexit on British Irish relations and in particular a possible hard border across […]

By |November 27th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Birmingham Families visit Glencree

Glencree recently hosted many of the relatives of those killed in the Birmingham Pub Bombings in 1974. They spent three days in both private dialogues as well as public events, including a dinner hosted by President Michael D Higgins. Other meetings included, the Tánaiste and […]

By |November 27th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Una O’Higgins O’Malley Lecture 2019

We were delighted to welcome Dr Wilhelm Verwoerd to deliver the keynote speech at this year’s Una O’Higgins O’Malley Lecture. Held at the Royal College of Physicians, Dr Verwoerd spoke on ‘Reconciliation as Betrayal’. He spoke of his personal and professional experiences in South Africa, N. Ireland, Israel and Palestine […]

By |October 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Summer Event: Common Good Common Ground – June 2019

The concept of the ‘Common Good’ has been written about for over 2000 years, from Aristotle and Cicero. Social Justice Ireland roots its understanding of the concept of ‘Common Good’ in “the fact that the person develops their potential in the context of society where the needs and rights of all members and groups are […]

By |July 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Barbara Walshe: ‘Power of dialogue to heal bitter divisions on these islands as important now as ever’

At a time of “attack and defend” politics in Europe and North America, and the polarisation between people that has resulted, what we have learned at Glencree from over 40 years of dealing with conflict is the importance of dialogue, listening to understand the underlying issues that cause fear, anger and anxiety, and working to […]

By |June 5th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Celebration of peace at royal visit to Glencree

  • HRH Prince Charles returns to leading peace centre to unveil commemorative poem engraving with His Excellency President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins
  • Leaders from cultural, educational, political and business sectors mark special event

 ‘I will house peace’ she says, ‘a prince will come from Wales to do me honour and I shall blend the […]

By |May 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Dr John Bowman on ‘Brexit, Lloyd George and the Ulster Question’

Keynote Lecture delivered by Dr John Bowman at the Inaugural Glencree Una O’Higgins O’Malley Annual Lecture, in Iveagh House on 27th November 2018.

By |December 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Highlights Footage of our Inaugural Annual Una O’Higgins O’Malley Lecture 2018

Held at Iveagh House on the 27th November, our lecture was at full capacity.  Take a look at the video highlights by clicking on this ‘link‘ you’ll see lots of familiar faces and even some, not so familiar.  Tánaiste and Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade Simon Coveney, Dr John Bowman and Supreme Court Justice Ms […]

By |December 20th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments