Trip to Cavan Museum on Friday 26th April 2019

A Peace IV funded trip to Co Cavan Museum, Ballyjamesduff took place last Friday 26th April 2019. The event was a walk through time, with routes that ultimately led to WW1 or to the GPO and the Rising. Both offered the shared themes of loss that inevitably accompanies conflict, and its impact, with a final reflective and contemplative space in the museum’s Peace Garden.… Read More >

“Through the years – Community Development in Co Monaghan” book for sale

A limited number of the 2008 Monaghan Community Network book “Through the Years, Community Development in Co Monaghan” are still available. The book runs to 97 pages and has a foreword by noted Monaghan author and playwright Eugene McCabe, It also features contributions from Ethne McCord, Mary Mullen, Ann McGeeney, Tommy McGuire, Francis McCarron, Carol Lambe, Walter Pringle, Reatha Hassan, Sintija Pirite, Declan Conlon, Pauline Walsh, Peter Cavanagh, David McMullen, Margaret Fox, Veronica Johnston, Ann McGeeney, and Deirdre McCluskey, Pat O’Brien, Seamus Boland, and Breege Lenihan.… Read More >

The long shadow of history, Monaghan Community Network visits Roscommon/Mayo

The Great Irish Famine of the 1840s left a profound impact on Irish culture. Famine and related consequences (hunger, migration, eviction, poverty, institutions and social memory) have changed more than the course of our history, they have also affected the culture and history of other places, particularly England, Scotland and America. The Peace IV Monaghan Network tour to Roscommon/Mayo from 22nd to 24th March 2019 was a fitting Cultural Awareness Project visit to learn more about the impact of famine on Ireland, and learn about how our history has shaped the way we are today, at home and abroad.… Read More >