A talk on The History of Boomhall

A Talk on Boomhall, a Georgian Villa, Stables, Walled Garden and Landscape Parkland occupied in the past by Major Merchant Families engaged in the Emigration and Goods Trades with North America, Caribbean and the Baltic, as well as being major players in administration of India and South Africa.

RCN commend CRC in Good Relations Week 2020

RCN’s Chair John Waddell and Director Kate Clifford commend the Community Relations Council for its support to RCN and the peace process over the last 30 years as part of Good Relations Week 2020.

Good Relations at EastSide Learning

A video of members of the Early Years Network from east Belfast giving an update on their Good Relations work and plans to establish a Good Relations Charter in east Belfast this year.

For more information on the project please contact Rachel Skillen via email: rachelskillen@eastsidepartnership.com

Richard Hayward’s East Antrim Pt2: Remembering Richard Hayward

As part of Good Relations Week, we have been exploring the life of Richard Hayward. You can find out more in this 1½ hour talk recorded at PRONI in October 2014 where former BBC journalist and author Paul Clements outlines the life and work of the celebrated writer, actor and singer who died in 1964.

The Past, Present and Future of Peacebuilding: Mary Montague

Mary Montague in conversation reflects on the changing dynamics of Northern Ireland, cultural expression and the path to sustainable peace.

TIDES celebrates it’s 20th anniversary this year, and we are using this opportunity to look back and reflect on our learning and our evolving response to building peace. Join us for a series of conversations with our founders to reflect on the changing dynamics of Northern Ireland, cultural expression and an emerging path to sustainable peace.

In this second session Mary Monatgue will share here learning and relfections from her time at TIDES followed by the opportunity for Q+A.

To book a space please on this Online Event visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-past-present-and-future-of-peacebuilding-mary-montague-tickets-120358311951

International Day of Peace: Shaping Peace Together

Join us on International Day of Peace to celebrate and reflect on Shaping Peace Together – focusing on compassion, kindness and hope. With inspirational and motivational poems, prayers and music, from the Northern Ireland Interfaith Forum and the 4 Corners Festival representing the diverse faiths and communities across Belfast.  The event will celebrate the progress we have made towards peace and reflect on how we can continue to build a peaceful society

This International Day of Peace is dedicated to fostering dialogue and collecting ideas and you will have the opportunity to share thoughts on how we can continue to shape peace together.

This free event will take place on Monday 21 September at 11.15am via Zoom, lasting approximately 45 minutes.

Please register by visiting: https://ndevents.co.uk/belfastdayofpeaceevent/

Details on how to connect to this virtual event will be issued on registration.


Reaching Out

Online interview with Claire Hackett, Falls Community Council; Glen Bradley, Northern Ireland Buisness & Human Rights Forum and Sean Murray, Clonard Residents Association on their experiences of cross community engagement and community outreach.

Reaching Out will explore the concept and value of cross community engagement and outreach through the eyes of community practitioners. They will discuss what impact decades of outreach has had on them personally and in relation to their own political, cultural and Social backgrounds.