Studies: National identity and sovereignty

June 7, 2022

The summer 2022 issue of Studies includes essays on aspects of Ireland's political and cultural history, as well as papers from a workshop on sovereignty.

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An Irish Camino experience

July 27, 2021

Three Jesuits, including Bishop Alan McGuckian of Raphoe, are helping to establish a new pilgrimage route in Ireland, the Slí Cholmcille in Donegal and Derry

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Studies: Ireland and euthanasia

June 9, 2021

The Summer 2021 issue of Studies contributes to the public scrutiny of issues raised by Gino Kenny's 'Dying with Dignity Bill' in Dáil Eireann

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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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Gay Byrne is laid to rest

November 11, 2019

Renowned Irish broadcaster Gay Byrne was laid to rest after a funeral Mass on 8 November. Irish Jesuit Provincial, Fr Leonard Moloney, was the celebrant and homilist

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Evil: the label and the reality

November 11, 2019

KEVIN HARGADEN :: The murder of Ana Kriegel and the rush to demonise the teenage murderers raises profound questions about the way we use the term 'evil'.

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NCI: social justice in the docklands

November 4, 2019

The National College of Ireland, which emerged out of the Jesuit College of Industrial Relations, addresses educational disadvantage among marginalised families

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Brexit, backstop and integrity

October 16, 2018

Jesuit Bishop argues that the 'backstop' proposal is essential in any post-Brexit scenario

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Reading the posters of the times

June 27, 2018

KEVIN HARGADEN :: The referendum campaign highlighted the persuasive power of experience and story. These are hugely important, but so too is a metaphysical sense of what it means to...

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Getting under the skin of racism in Ireland

February 12, 2018

KEVIN HARGADEN :: We Irish have no right to imagine that racism is a problem just for other countries, particularly given the way we treat the Travelling Community

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