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Studies on Heaney and Behan

March 25, 2015

Two giants of modern Irish literature – Seamus Heaney and Brendan Behan – are remembered in the leading articles of the Spring 2015 issue of Studies. And the two of...

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Exploring the legacy of Saint John Ogilvie

March 25, 2015

Brian Mac Cuarta SJ contributes to Glasgow conference marking the 400th anniversary of the martyrdom of John Ogilvie SJ - Scotland's only post reformation saint.

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Pat Davis SJ reflects on his life as a Jesuit

March 24, 2015

Sharing the compassion of Jesus is what drives Pat Davis SJ who is marking twenty years of ministry with the Jesuits in Northern Ireland.

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Céard atá ag tarlú sa Róimh?

March 20, 2015

The Spring issue of Irish-language magazine 'Timire' looks at the theme of 'service' from various angles: church leadership as service, scientific research as service, and the many services women have...

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In the shadow of the Pope

March 20, 2015

Gerry Whelan SJ paid a flying visit from Rome to his Alma Mater, Gonzaga College. He was interviewed there by RTE's Caroline Murphy about his life and work, particularly during...

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Rediscovering a Caravaggio masterpiece

March 12, 2015

The National Gallery’s Assistant Director came one day to meet Noel Barber SJ. He had astonishing news for him. That painting from the community dining room – it was an...

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President marks Clongowes anniversary

March 11, 2015

President Michael D. Higgins, accompanied by his wife Sabina, visited Clongowes Wood College on 4 March, 201 years to the day after Fr Peter Kenney SJ signed the Deed of...

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‘Dying for a Drink’

March 11, 2015

"Legislation is more effective that education in tackling alcohol abuse," Professor Frank Murray told members of the Pioneer Association in his talk entitled 'Dying for a Drink', delivered at their...

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Insight into inspirations of Pope Francis

March 11, 2015

Austen Ivereigh, British religious journalist and writer, spoke on 2 March in Gardiner Street Church on 'Pope Francis: Behind the mission'. He examined the development of thought of Jorge Bergoglio,...

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Death of Frank Prendergast

March 4, 2015

Frank Prendergast, Labour Party politician, union official, and Mayor of Limerick City for two terms, passed away on 19 February at the age of 81. The chief celebrant at his...

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