Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation

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Coordinates: 53°11′57″N 6°17′32″W / 53.19913°N 6.29215°W / 53.19913; -6.29215

Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation
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Founded 1974
Type Non-profit
Location
Services facilitating dialogues, peace education, peace-building, etc
Fields reconciliation, peace-building, building community
Key people
Will Devas (CEO), Eamon Rafter (Learning Coordinator)
Website http://www.glencree.ie/

The Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation is a non-governmental charitable organisation located in the Republic of Ireland. Its goal is to promote peace and reconciliation within and between communities through facilitated dialogue and learning. It was founded as a response to the Troubles and its aftermath.[1][2] It is housed in a complex of buildings that had many previous functions including barracks and reformatory school.

The Glencree Centre is devoted to peacebuilding and reconciliation in Ireland, North and South, and beyond. The programme work builds peace and fosters reconciliation through facilitated dialogue, peace education, and much more. The organisation was founded in 1974 as a response to violent conflict in Ireland, and in light of a conviction that non-violent solutions must be pursued to encourage reconciliation within and between communities. The organisation assists in the building of improbable relationships by providing the space for difficult conversations to take place.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ambassasdor Foley's Remarks at the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Business Dinner: Dublin Castle". Embassy of the United States. 2007-05-29. Archived from the original on September 30, 2008. Retrieved 2009-05-20. 
  2. ^ "Committed to peacebuilding and reconciliation within and between communities". Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation. Retrieved 2009-05-20. 

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