“We are very happy to receive this peace prize because it means that there are still people around the world who support our mission to protect lives, and that the voices for peace are much stronger than the voices for war with guns and bombs.”
Redemptorist priest played a significant role in the Peace Process in Northern Ireland for many years.
“Ireland has always been one of the strongest supporters of the United Nations and some 90 Irish soldiers have lost their lives in the quest for worldwide peace.”
Nominated for his commitment to dialogue between people of all backgrounds, beliefs, and faiths.
Tipperary peace prize laureate calls for abolition of laws “that go against the rights of women and children.”