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Acknowledgements Mr. Brian Leyden, Sligo County Library Writer-in-Residence, whose unique and insightful approach to writing helped the students to harness their creativity and find their writing voice. Ms. Mary Daly, workshop facilitator, who created an atmosphere that was open and conducive to working together as one group and who encouraged the students to express their opinions on the serious themes of racism and sectarianism. Mr. Jeff Kay, JDK Design, for his enthusiasm and interest in this project and who ensured that none of the students work was lost or eroded in the design process. Ms. Colette O’Hagan and Mr. Tom Noble, principals at Mercy College Sligo and Erne Integrated College, who agreed to release the students to work on the project. Ms. Paula Butler, Ms. Marice McBarron and Ms. Frieda Morkan who supported the project and participated with the students in the workshops. Ms. Trisha Ward, Ms. Josie Cusack and Ms. Marion McLaughlin, Libraries Northern Ireland for their enormous assistance in identifying students at Erne Integrated College to work on this project. To the fabulous group of students themselves. They are a huge credit to their schools, families and communities. Thank you so much for your openness, honesty and willingness to embrace difference.


Peace Script The themes of friendship and connectivity, identity and belief, uniqueness and difference are explored in this small booklet. A group of students from Sligo and Enniskillen collaborated on this project. We want you to enjoy this publication and hope that it may prompt you to think about the meaning of peace building and what it is that brings connection to your life.


Into the Eye of the Storm: A Handbook of International Peacebuilding

This project was a partnership between Sligo County Library Service and Libraries Northern Ireland. The students involved attend Mercy College Sligo and Erne Integrated College, Enniskillen.

The Project has been supported by EU’s PEACE III Programme managed for the Special EU Programmes Body by Sligo County Council on behalf of Sligo Peace & Reconciliation Partnership Committee

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