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Arms
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Graves
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Great War
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Granite
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Poverty
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Glencree
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Youth
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Germany

Built as a barracks in the early 19th century to deter Irish rebellion in Wicklow against British rule, later becoming an Oblate Order orphanage and which housed German detainees during both world wars, the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation was founded in 1974 in response to violent conflict in Irish society in light of a conviction that there must be a better way than violence, intolerance and sectarianism. Students from Europe, the United States and Turkey, studying in Maynooth, gather here on their first day of reconciliation studies.

Glencree

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Glencree. (Photo: Donal Enright)