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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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Jesuits at the front

An exhibition focusing on Tipperary-born Fr Michael Bergin SJ, who was killed in Flanders in 1917, will take place in Roscrea Library, from 2-31 October

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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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