We are deeply saddened by the death of our good friend and colleague Bruce Kent. Bruce was an extraordinary and inspirational figure who dedicated practically his entire life to the cause of promoting peace and opposing war. Continue reading “A Tribute to Bruce Kent”
Afri applauds the courage and dedication of the two US Veterans for Peace, Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, who have been convicted of interfering with the operation of Shannon Airport during their peaceful action three years ago. Continue reading “Afri statement on US Vets for Peace Trial”
After 3 decades on the road and two years online (due to Covid) the Famine Walk returns to Mayo on Saturday, May 21st 2022. Continue reading “The Famine Walk Returns”
Afri’s teacher training for secondary school teachers takes place on Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 from 10am to 1pm at Síolta Chroí, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan. Continue reading “Teacher Training for Secondary School Teachers”
TUE, 05 APR, 2022 – 10:39 Irish Examiner
Any rational person looking at our world today would conclude two things: We have enough weapons already and we don’t need any more war. Continue reading “Ireland should not embrace the ‘business of bloodshed’”
Why on earth keep going on about neutrality? Aren’t we in a bizarre twilight zone, where the governments who systematically undermine neutrality declare it alive and well, while its defenders, frustrated by such hypocrisy, are almost tempted to declare it dead and buried? After all, what is so special about ‘Irish Neutrality’?
Join us on Wednesday, March 30th at 7pm in Teachers Club, Parnell Square, Dublin for a Public Meeting with Martha Hennessy titled “Making Peace in Troubled Times”.
Continue reading “Public Meeting with Martha Hennessy: Making Peace in Troubled Times”
People in Carlow, and visitors from far and wide, are invited to a brand-new festival, ‘Féile na Beatha’, from March 21st through 25th. Continue reading “Féile na Beatha: From Hurt to Healing to Sustainability”
The book launch was hosted by Senator Lynn Ruane in Leinster House on March 8th, 2022. Continue reading ““Message to Government: End Direct Provision and Tackle the International Protection System” report launched in Leinster House”
Book Launch: A/V Room, Leinster House, Dublin 2, 6.30pm Tues 8th March. Continue reading “Book Launch: End Direct Provision AND Tackle the International Protection System”