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Pioneering & the Community

On Friday 20 November next the Eglish Pioneer Association, Northern Ireland will host an event on community issues which will bring together some of Northern Ireland’s most high profile speakers from the world of politics, sport and the media.

The Pioneers’ speaker line-up feature Dame Nuala O'Loan, former Police Ombudsman in Northern Ireland who will speak about faith and its role in her career to date.  Armagh footballer Oisin McConville will highlight the difficulties of addiction as experienced by him in his struggle with gambling. Denis Bradley, Co-chair of the Eames/ Bradley Commission in  Northern Ireland will speak of past and present conflict resolution. Richard Moore, founder of the Children in Crossfire charity will speak about the role forgiveness has played in his lfie since meeting the soldier who blinded him with a plastic bullet when he was ten years old. The event will be chaired by author and journalist Hugh Jordan.

“Pioneering and the Community” takes place at 8pm on Friday 20 November next at Eglish Pastoral Hall. Tickets  cost £5.00. Admission is free to the under 18s. All are welcome.