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 […]
Glencree’s Chair of the Board, Barbara Walshe, and our Community & Political Dialogue Programme Manager, Pat Hynes, appeared before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence this week to outline the work of Glencree and our ambitions for the future. […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]