Barbara Walshe is currently Chair of the Board at the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation based in the Republic of Ireland. Barbara works for peace and reconciliation on the island of Ireland by promoting dialogue between those with different traditions and faiths. She has 20 years of experience in research, advocacy, training, community development, […]
Panel Discussion with Dr Ian Marder, Claire Casey, Sergeant Martin Moloney Niall Counihan, Ingrid Colvin And group discussion with audience members who are involved in restorative approaches in the community Dear Friend of Facing Forward, we are delighted to invite you to a meeting on Wednesday 20th November on the topic of Building Restorative […]
This engaging and interactive programme provides you with skills to help people develop, repair and build relationships where harm, hurt and conflict have happened and to be proactive in building constructive relationships. Participants learn about theory of mediation and restorative practice using core mediation skills transferrable across many contexts. The course is suitable for anyone […]
This initiative was launched in Ireland at a symposium at Maynooth University on 1st March 2019.
Facing Forward welcomed Terry O’Connell, Australian Pioneer of Restorative Practice for a one day Masterclass at the Dublin Dispute Resolution Centre. It was a fitting venue for Terry to share his insights gained over 30 years since the days he was a young cop with the New South Wales Police Force. With empathy and […]
Members of Facing Forward made submissions to the Oireachtas in relation to the inclusion of Restorative Justice in the enactment of EU Directive 2012/29/EU into Irish law. The Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017 (Number 28 of 2017) gives the directive statutory recognition in Ireland. The following are some of the provisions of […]