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Una O Higgins O Malley Lecture 2019

Reconciliation as Betrayal – When the Past strangles the Present and the Future – what can be done?

Dr Wilhelm Verwoerd will give the second Una O Higgins O Malley lecture in the Royal College of Physicians, 6 Kildare Street on the 21st October 2019 on the above title.

These are his words

In a recent book, On […]

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

A Tribute To Una

The following video is a tribute to one of Glencree’s founding members, Ms Una O’Higgins O’Malley, which was launched at our recent inaugural ‘Una O’Higgins O’Malley Annual Lecture’.  Click on link

By |December 7th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Working as a guest Educator on Peace Boat – Oct. 2018 – Eamon Rafter

 

Peace Boat is a Japanese NGO founded in 1983 which holds Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN). It promotes peace, human rights, equal and sustainable development and respect for the environment. Its HQ is in Tokyo and has five other offices in Japan and a sister […]

By |December 6th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our Inaugural Una O’Higgins O’Malley Lecture 2018

The Inaugural Una O’Higgins O’Malley lecture will be held at Iveagh House, 27th November at 6.00pm. The lecture will be delivered by Historian and Broadcaster, Dr John Bowman, author of De Valera and the Ulster Question; 1917-1973. The title of our lecture ‘Brexit, Lloyd George and the Ulster Question’. Panel Discussion includes, Dearbhail Mc Donald, 

By |November 27th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

WE’RE ON AIR

Tune in Tonight: RTE Radio 1 @ 10.00pm.
Presenter Michael Comyn of ‘The Leap of Faith’ visits the German Military Cemetery with local historian Frank Tracy in advance of German Remembrance Day this Sunday November 18th, commemorating victims of war and violence. Our Chair, Barbara Walshe talks about how faith can influence forgiveness and how competitive […]

By |November 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments