- Sixth year Jes student, Eoin Griffin, presents his Irish Rugby jersey to school principal, Bernie O’Connell, accompanied by senior rugby coach, Paul Kilraine, on Tuesday 26th May 2009. Eoin was selected for the Irish team and has won a Connaught under-19 award.
- Following from his increasingly popular blog, and the quiet media work of Pat Coyle, Fergus O’Donoghue has been invited by the London Tablet to expand his comments on Religious life in Ireland, against the background of the Ryan Report. Watch for the article in the issue of Friday, 5 June.
- In the Bellarmino College, Rome, an exceptionally warm welcome greeted the announcement that Ireland’s Michael Paul Gallagher SJ is to be the new Rector there. He takes over on the feast of St Robert Bellarmine, 17 September, and looks forward to ” a long summer of quiet in Ireland” before that. He will be in Gardiner Street for a week from 6 June, for a Charles Taylor conference at Mater Dei and part of the novena to the Sacred Heart.
FR PROVINCIAL’S DIARY
2-4 June: AGM of CORI in Athlone