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Barbara Walshe podcast: Glencree Centre for Peace & Reconciliation

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, […]

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BUILDING RESTORATIVE COMMUNITIES

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 […]

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Certificate in Restorative Practice & Mediation Level 8 MH87M

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 […]

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Restorative Practices Masterclass

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 […]

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE (VICTIMS OF CRIME) ACT 2017

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 […]

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Knowing the Right Conversation (Terry O Connell)

Over thirty people attended a three-day intensive work shop on Restorative Practices with pioneer Terry O Connell from New South Wales, Australia. Organised by Facing Forward and held at the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, Terry stated that there was something special about ‘holding a workshop at a place like Glencree that had seen […]

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