Afri hiring new Coordinator March 1, 2024 - Joe Murray, Coordinator of Afri for many years, will be retiring this year. Afri is now advertising for a new Coordinator, with a closing date of April 26. Details are in the job advertisement below and the job description at this link. We encourage those with relevant experience and an interest in Afri’s innovative work...Continue reading Afri hiring new Coordinator
Date for your diary February 27, 2024 - Féile na Beatha Ceatharlach/Carlow’s Spring ‘Festival of Living’. Please join us for a day of interactive events including a Workshop, Famine Walk, and Solidarity Talk, interwoven with Poetry, Music and Musings, on Tuesday March 19th 2024. The festival is organised in partnership with South East Technological University and Carlow College.
Reflections from Féile Bríde 2024 February 14, 2024 - Afri’s annual Féile Bride Peace Conference entitled ‘The Light of Peace amidst the Clouds of War’, organised in partnership with the Brigidines and Cairde Bríde, took place on Saturday, February 10th, 2024 in the beautiful Solas Bhríde Centre, Kildare town.
Sowing Seeds of Peace: a GCE Resource on Hunger as a Consequence of War February 7, 2024 - This resource is for post primary school teachers who wish to facilitate understanding of the interconnection between war and hunger. It will support teachers to explore critical topics such as the global arms trade, global hunger, and peace, through participatory and active learning methodologies which will be engaging and emotive for students.
Brigid to bring message of peace to Foreign Affairs on Feb. 1st. February 1, 2024 - On Thursday, February 1st, ‘Brigid of Kildare’, accompanied by members of Afri and StoP, attempted to delivered a letter, a copy of the Downpatrick Declaration and a St. Brigid Peace Cross to Tánaiste Micheál Martin at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin. The doors of the Department, however, were firmly closed against Brigid –...Continue reading Brigid to bring message of peace to Foreign Affairs on Feb. 1st.
Féile Bríde 2024 January 6, 2024 - Afri’s annual Féile Bride Peace Conference entitled ‘The Light of Peace amidst the Clouds of War’, organised in partnership with the Brigidines and Cairde Bríde, will take place on Saturday, February 10th, 2024 in the beautiful Solas Bhríde Centre, Kildare town.