Damien Burke

Photographs of Irish Jesuits in Hong Kong

May 31, 2022

Jesuit photographers in Hong Kong (1929 to 1937) depict urban and rural scenes, sports, buildings, landscapes, and Jesuits at rest and play.

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Irish Jesuits and the London IRA, 1921

February 8, 2021

Damien Burke :: Archival background on Fr William McElligott SJ, whose IRA service medal for the War of Independence years was gifted to the Irish Province recently

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Strong Irish presence at Jesuit studies symposium

August 2, 2019

Participants at an archivist conference in Boston College heard about four-hundred-year-old letters of St Ignatius found inside the columns of an altar to Our Lady in 2016

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A real Jesuit plot

May 15, 2019

A video tour of the three Jesuit plots in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, with Brother Tom Phelan and Damien Burke, assistant archivist of the Province

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200 years at Tullabeg

April 9, 2019

The online catalogue of the papers of St Stanislaus College have been published to mark the bicentenary of its foundation

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The last parting: Jesuits and Armistice

November 11, 2018

DAMIEN BURKE :: For Jesuit chaplains in the First World War, Armistice Day meant decisions had to be made.

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Jesuits and the influenza, 1918-19

November 6, 2018

Jesuits and their schools were not immune to the ravages of the influenza outbreak which killed 100 million people just after World War I

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Jesuit Archives collaborate on Irish language project

September 12, 2018

The Irish Jesuit Archives is collaborating with the Irish Script on Screen project by making its Irish language manuscripts available for digitisation

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Unique view of early Jesuit Irish mission

December 20, 2017

A recent publication by the Jesuit Archives in Rome provides a unique view of the first Jesuits in Ireland, during the Irish Mission of the 16th to 18th century.

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Roscrea remembers a heroic Jesuit

October 11, 2017

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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