On Air Now Dave Harrington 4:00pm - 8:00pm Email
Now Playing Higher Love Kygo, Whitney Houston Download

Peace Walk Launched At Glencree Centre In Wicklow Mountains

The Ambassador of Finland to Ireland, H.E. Raili Lahnalampi launched the 6th Annual Glencree Peace Walk recently and led over 80 Peace Walkers in a #Walk4Peace across the Wicklow mountains.

This year’s peace walk marked the celebration of 60 years since diplomatic relations were established between Ireland and Finland in 1962. It also marks UN International Peace Day, which calls for 24-hours of non-violence and ceasefire.

Over 80 champions of peace, including members of the diplomatic corps, the Irish Defence Forces, supporters, Board members and staff of Glencree turned out to take part in the 9km peace walk, which set out from the Glencree Centre for Peace & Reconciliation to Knocknagun in the Wicklow Mountains.

Fundraising for the 6th Annual Glencree Peace Walk is ongoing.

More information on the Peace Walk can be found here


More from East Coast FM Wicklow News


  • Ours To Protect

    8:00pm - 8:05pm

  • Ryan O'Neill

    8:05pm - 10:00pm

    Love Songs on the Coast

  • East Coast FM

    10:00pm - 1:00am

    Love Songs on the Coast

Co Wicklow Weather

  • Bray

    Light rain

    High: 13°C | Low: 9°C

  • Wicklow

    Light rain

    High: 14°C | Low: 9°C

  • Arklow

    Sunny intervals

    High: 15°C | Low: 8°C

  • Blessington

    Heavy rain shower

    High: 14°C | Low: 8°C

  • Baltinglass

    Low-level cloud

    High: 15°C | Low: 9°C

Listen Live Listen