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Mairead Maguire

Mairead Maguire

Mairead Maguire was awarded the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize for her actions to help end the deep ethnic/political conflict in her native Northern Ireland.

Since receiving the award, Mairead has dedicated her life to promoting peace, both in Northern Ireland and around the world.

A graduate from Irish School of Ecumenics, Maguire works with inter-church and interfaith organizations and is a councilor with the International Peace Council. She is a Patron of the Methodist Theological College, and Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education. She is also the author of  The Vision of Peace: Faith and Hope in Northern Ireland.

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Nobel Peace Laureates Slam Human Rights Watch's Refusal to Cut Ties to US Government

By Mairead Maguire, Richard Falk, Hans von Sponeck, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel and Keane Bhatt, AlterNet | Open Letter

Nobel Peace Laureates Slam Human Rights Watch's Refusal to Cut Ties to US Government

By Mairead Maguire, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Richard Falk, Keane Bhatt and Hans von Sponeck, AlterNet | Open Letter
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Mairead Maguire

Mairead Maguire

Mairead Maguire was awarded the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize for her actions to help end the deep ethnic/political conflict in her native Northern Ireland.

Since receiving the award, Mairead has dedicated her life to promoting peace, both in Northern Ireland and around the world.

A graduate from Irish School of Ecumenics, Maguire works with inter-church and interfaith organizations and is a councilor with the International Peace Council. She is a Patron of the Methodist Theological College, and Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education. She is also the author of  The Vision of Peace: Faith and Hope in Northern Ireland.

Other articles by this author

Nobel Peace Laureates Slam Human Rights Watch's Refusal to Cut Ties to US Government

By Mairead Maguire, Richard Falk, Hans von Sponeck, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel and Keane Bhatt, AlterNet | Open Letter

Nobel Peace Laureates Slam Human Rights Watch's Refusal to Cut Ties to US Government

By Mairead Maguire, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Richard Falk, Keane Bhatt and Hans von Sponeck, AlterNet | Open Letter