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Jesuits and the influenza, 1918-19

Jesuits and their schools were not immune to the ravages of the influenza outbreak which killed 100 million people just after World War I

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Unique view of early Jesuit Irish mission

A recent publication by the Jesuit Archives in Rome provides a unique view of the first Jesuits in Ireland, during the Irish Mission of the 16th to 18th century.

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Roscrea remembers a heroic Jesuit

Roscrea Library is marking the 100th anniversary of the death of Fr Michael Bergin SJ, from nearby Fancroft, with an exhibition curated by Irish Jesuit Archives

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Fr Willie Doyle SJ – a lesson for Europe

Renowned journalist Robert Fisk has used the life and death of Irish war chaplain Fr Willie Doyle SJ, who died at Passchendaele in 1917, as an anti-Brexit morality tale.

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Jesuit life in Rathfarnham Castle

Province Assistant Archivist Damien Burke writes about Jesuit life in Rathfarnham Castle during the years of rebellion and revolution in Ireland.

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Following the Jesuit trail

For this year’s Heritage Week, archivist Damien Burke gave a number of walking tours focusing on sites of Jesuit history on the north-side of Dublin.

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