Music workshop “in tune” for peace building on 17th December 2018

A Peace IV funded music workshop took place in the Four Seasons hotel on Monday 17th December, it was a lovely event with music, song, dance and poetry. Thanks to Peter, Fabian and Pat who provided the music, and to all the people who participated. A very special and enjoyable part of the evening was the contribution of people whose first language was not English – we had lovely songs in Polish and Indian – as well as traditional songs featuring war and emigration, old Irish “come all ye’s”, and Christmas carols.… Read More >

Exploring a little “peace” of Derry – the regeneration of city and community!

Over 40 members of local cross border cross community groups were part of a Monaghan Community Network study visit to Derry/Londonderry from 30th November to 1st December 2018, funded by Peace IV. The cross community engagement project included a visit to the Siege Museum of the Apprentice Boys, the Walls of Derry, the Peace Bridge, a visit to the Museum of Free Derry, the Apprentice Boys “Shutting of the Gates” parade, and a visit to Martin McGuinness’s grave.… Read More >

Trip to Derry/Londonderry on Friday 30th November 2018

A residential Peace IV funded trip to Derry will depart from McNally’s car park on Friday 30th November at 8.30am. Among other things, the trip will include the Siege Museum, the Walls of Derry and Peace bridge, and the museum of Free Derry. We hope that it will be very enlightening and interesting. Unfortunately not all those hoping to attend could be accommodated, numbers at all Monaghan Network events are limited, participants are targeted through community groups throughout the county, and new member groups at various stages of development.Read More >