All posts tagged: PeacePlayers Northern Ireland

Belfast Interface Games Flagship

After the three days of Camp, the four sides of Belfast come together for a city-wide tournament.   This event allows the integrated teams from east, north, south and west to all come together, apply their new found skills in the three sports and compete against each other.  It’s a great way to celebrate all the

Belfast Interface Games

The Belfast Interface Games (BIG), which follows the Game of Three Halves Model, brings children and young people from different backgrounds together to explore culture and identity through participating in three sports from Northern Ireland’s rich sporting heritage; football, rugby and gaelic football.  The young people play on integrated teams and rotate through coaching stations,

Belfast Interface Games

The Belfast Interface Games (BIG), which follows the Game of Three Halves Model, brings children and young people from different backgrounds together to explore culture and identity through participating in three sports from Northern Ireland’s rich sporting heritage; football, rugby and gaelic football.  The young people play on integrated teams and rotate through coaching stations,

Belfast Interface Games

The Belfast Interface Games (BIG), which follows the Game of Three Halves Model, brings children and young people from different backgrounds together to explore culture and identity through participating in three sports from Northern Ireland’s rich sporting heritage; football, rugby and gaelic football.  The young people play on integrated teams and rotate through coaching stations,

Using Sport for Peace Development in Northern Ireland!

Here in Belfast and Northern Ireland, PeacePlayers has been using basketball – and some of the other more well known sports here in N.I. – to help bridge the long existing divides, develop the next generation of leaders and change many of the long held views and perceptions people have of those from the ‘other

What are B.I.G. Camps?

This week’s blog is written by PPI-NI international fellow, Leif Frymire. Whether you’re from Northern Ireland, the U.S. of A., or any of our other international sites; there’s one thing you come to understand about the PeacePlayers – Northern Ireland site, we love our acronyms here!  There’s C4P, CDP, BIL, BIL+, BDP, and BIG.  While … Continue reading What are B.I.G. Camps?

The Road to Peace

This weeks post is brought to you by PP-NI International Fellow, Leif Frymire.  It was approximately 11.30pm Monday night.  We had left the airport 15 minutes earlier.  In the group chat with all the coaches and coordinators they were taking bets on when we would arrive to the hotel.  At that same moment our van … Continue reading The Road to Peace

Summer Jam is Coming!

This weeks blog is brought to you by PP-NI’s operations team leader, Debbie Byrne!  Every Christmas there is an advert in Northern Ireland for Coca Cola. It is a song with the words, “holidays are coming, and holidays are coming….”.  The Coca Cola truck is driving along with the snow in the background.  The song … Continue reading Summer Jam is Coming!