8 Aug

Let’s Talk about Education Event

We are delighted with the turnout and response to our Féile event, Let’s Talk about Education, yesterday at St Mary’s University College which saw our esteemed contributors discuss the role that education can play in building peace. Many thanks to our speakers, the event Chair and Féile an Phobail.

Chair of the event was Gerry McConville, Director of Falls Community Council and Chair of the West Belfast Partnership Board. (more…)

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2 Aug

Paddy McIntyre OBE

The staff and directors of the Integrated Education Fund are deeply saddened by the death of our supporter and board member, Paddy McIntyre. (more…)

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25 Jul

Integrate My School at the Belfast Mela

The Integrated Education Fund will be staging a colourfully creative event during the Mela on Sunday 26 August 2018. We will be at Botanic Gardens from 12pm – 6pm offering art and craft activities and promoting the Integrate My School website. “Integrate My School” encourages and enables parents to register their support for their child’s school to become an integrated school. (more…)

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23 Jul

Let’s Talk about Education

The Integrated Education Fund, along with Féile an Phobail is organising an event on Tuesday 7 August at 13.00 in St Mary’s University College which will explore the role that education can play in the process of building peace. Combining a global perspective, as well as a rights-based approach, our contributors will discuss the challenges facing education in a divided society. (more…)

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6 Jul

UK Ambassador to Ireland honours Baroness Blood at integrated education event

Robin Barnett CMG, UK Ambassador to Ireland, spoke warmly about the role of integrated education as he welcomed IEF supporters to a special event at his Dublin residence.

The Ambassador hosted a reception for the Fund at Glencairn House yesterday evening (Thursday 05 July), where he paid tribute to Baroness May Blood, IEF Campaign Chair, who retires from the House of Lords later this month.   (more…)

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26 Jun

Liam Neeson hails May Blood as one of his heroes

Baroness May Blood’s tireless campaigning for integrated education has been celebrated at a reception in London – where supporter Liam Neeson told May that she is one of his heroes. The film star sent a surprise video message when he couldn’t join other guests at broadcaster Maxine Mawhinney’s house to honour the baroness as she retires from the House of Lords.

In the video, Liam Neeson says “I want to thank you for introducing me to the integrated education system. I’m indebted to you. You have been, and still are, a hero of mine.” (more…)

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