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A champion at the front

A number of centenary events took place last year to mark the life and death of Fr Willie Doyle SJ, a Jesuit chaplain who was killed at Passchendaele. An exhibition also continues this year.

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A Jesuit ‘man of the people’

The first ever children’s book about Fr Willie Doyle SJ, has just been published. It's available in English and Irish

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Film on ‘forgotten hero’

Details of a docudrama about the life of wartime hero Fr. Willie Doyle SJ have just been released by EWTN

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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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Life and death in the trenches

Dalkey Library is hosting an exhibition of the life and death of Jesuit war chaplain Fr Willie Doyle SJ, a Dalkey native, who was killed in the Battle of Ypres in 1917

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Jesuit Chaplains of World War I

Irish Jesuit Chaplains in the First World War, (Messenger Publications) edited by Damien Burke, assistant archivist to the Jesuit Province, was launched on Friday 17 September, by Roisin Duffy of RTE. The launch took place in Belvedere College and was part of the history conference to mark the Jesuit Restoration of 1814, organised along with the Irish Catholic Historical Society. ...

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