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Coláiste Iognáid

Address 24 Bóthar na Mara Galway Contact Telephone: 091 501 550 Fax: 091 501 5650 E-Mail: [email protected] Website: http://www.colaisteiognaid.ie Map About The tradition of Jesuit education in Galway is a long and varied one, not only in the variety of place and time, but also in its attempts to meet the challenges of the evangelisation in different decades. Since 1620 ...

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Clongowes Wood College

Address Clane Co. Kildare Contact Telephone: 045 838 200 Fax: 045 861 042 E-Mail: [email protected] Website: http://clongowes.net/ Map About On 18 May 1814 Clongowes Wood College, received its first pupil, James MacLorinan, of Dublin. His parents were drapers. The college’s Mission Statement speaks of educating our pupils ‘according to the best traditions and highest standards of Jesuit schooling and the values ...

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Belvedere College

Address 6 Great Denmark Street Dublin 1 Contact Telephone: 01-8586600 Fax: 01-8744374 E-Mail: [email protected] Website: http://www.belvederecollege.ie Map About Belvedere College is a Catholic school under the trusteeship of the Society of Jesus. The school is committed to high academic standards and provides a rich and diverse curriculum catering for the needs of each individual student. It strives for excellence also ...

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Bruce Bradley SJ on the story of Irish Jesuit Journal ‘Studies’

Studies is a Jesuit periodical founded in 1912. Its aim was to make a real contribution to the country’s cultural, social, political and religious debates. And it certainly realized that aim, as current editor Bruce Bradley SJ tells Pat Coyle.

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Brendan McManus SJ

Brendan McManus’ love of walking and pilgrimage comes from being raised on a farm in Lisnaskea, in Northern Ireland. After studying psychology and I.T. at university, he worked in the UK’s computer industry as an interface designer with Hewlett Packard. The desolation he felt with the ‘yuppie’ way of life forced him to resign and subsequently join the Jesuits in ...

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Preparing to climb Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro beckons for the pupils of Crescent College Limerick – will all their hard work and training pay off as they try to climb to the top of the famous mountain and raise money for the suicide charity Console? They talk to Pat Coyle about the adventure of a lifetime..

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Pat Coyle

Pat Coyle first cooked, then lectured and now communicates for the Jesuits. She cooked for them during the summer of her final year at University College Dublin where she studied English and Philosophy. She lectured for them during her post graduate studied in Philosophy, in the Milltown Institute of Philosophy and Theology. And in 2005 she took up the post ...

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Peter McVerry SJ

Fr. Peter McVerry SJ grew up in Newry, Co. Down and was educated at the Christian Brothers in Newry and at the Jesuit school at Clongowes Wood College. In 1962, he entered the Jesuit Order and was ordained in 1975. He worked as a priest in the Inner City in Dublin from 1975 to 1980 and there he encountered some ...

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Maeve Mc Mahon O.P.

Maeve Mc Mahon O.P. says, with a wry’ smile, that she was washed home by Hurricane Katrina! It also washed away much of the physical evidence of her almost thirty years as an educator in New Orleans, USA. That’s if her presence there were to be judged solely by the school buildings associated with her American mission. Maeve co-founded Marian ...

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