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  • Building the Peace - Getting the Foundations Right


    Good afternoon. It is very good to be here with you to participate in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of Corrymeela. This property where you now sit was purchased by the Rev Ray Davey and his QUB students for £7,000 in early 1965. That money, which was a mighty sum...

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  • 2nd Policing Global Cities Conference

    The topic which we will discuss is one of the utmost importance to all countries – waging the war against terrorism, whilst ensuring that normal policing operates in so far as is possible for the benefit of all the people, both those from communities in which terrorists function, and those which may be almost untouched by...

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  • Living the Christian Call - Prophecy and Witness

    Good afternoon. It is very encouraging to see you all coming together as a Presentation family and to be part of this experience and to witness the richness with which your faith graces the work that you do. I have known of the Presentation sisters for many years and of the wonderful work which you do here...

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  • Nuala O'Loan 'appalled' at Garda referendum involvement

    Respected policing expert says Gardaí are engaging in political campaign

    An internationally-respected expert on police accountability has said she was “appalled” to learn of Garda involvement in events pushing a ‘yes’ vote in the coming marriage referendum.   Baroness Nuala O’Loan, who between 2000 and 2007 was the first ombudsman for the Police Service of...

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