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Storytelling night “Romancing the border” gets national media attention

Following on from a very successful “Romancing the Border” storytelling night in February 2019, the Irish Independent made contact with Monaghan Community Network to follow up on stories from individuals about how the border impacted on their social and romantic lives. Walter and Margaret Pringle from Clones told their story to the newspaper….. (click on the link, or copy it into the address bar, to read their story…)
https://www.independent.ie/business/brexit/real-lives-on-the-border-we-queued-the-day-we-married-id-rather-die-than-see-it-return-37889912.html
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“Romancing the Border” storytelling night gets a great “reception”

“Romancing the Border” was the theme of a Peace IV storytelling night on Monday 11th February, and there were lots of stories of romance, love, heartbreak, and matters of “wife and debt”. The event was facilitated by Francis McCarron, and it wasn’t long until people contributed all kinds of stories – lost love, chat up lines, cross border barriers to romance, dancing decks, carnivals, and weddings.… Read More >

Study visit to GPO Dublin on 13th December 2017

The beautiful neoclassical facade of the GPO Dublin’s GPO provided a fitting location for a Monaghan Community Network study visit on Wednesday 13th December 2017 to engage ethnic minorities and minority faith communities, an event of the Cultural Awareness Programme which is supported by the PEACE IV programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB). This event was chosen because culture-aware approaches contribute to understanding, preventing, mitigating and recovering from conflicts.… Read More >