Working Notes

Justice and the Irish State

February 9, 2022

An essay on prison reform is "One of the most striking pieces of analysis ever offered in 'Working Notes."

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Reflecting on integral ecology in Laudato Si’

July 8, 2020

JCFJ's latest Working Notes is dedicated to integral ecology, the complex relationships and systems that bind humankind to all aspects of God's creation

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A time of risks and threats

November 19, 2019

October's Working Notes takes a look at concrete issues of public policy but views them in terms of the conceptual framework which informs them

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The many faces of crime

August 21, 2019

The late summer issue of Working Notes goes beyond the definition of crime in relation to the law to include cases of 'economic crime', 'carbon crime' and crime with regard...

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Fond farewell to Eoin

April 4, 2019

After thirteen years of service with the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, Eoin Carroll said his last goodbye on Friday 29 March

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Exploring the ‘harm of inaction’

February 6, 2019

The latest issue of 'Working Notes' explores the failure to respond adequately to crises in housing, economics, criminal justice, and environment

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Is our future in safe hands?

January 10, 2018

There are over 400,000 young people aged between 18 and 24, in Ireland. Their lives are reflected on from a variety of perspectives in the Jesuit publication, 'Working Notes'

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Government homelessness plan doomed to fail

October 17, 2017

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice says that the government’s action plan for housing and homelessness is incapable of meeting the challenge of Ireland’s housing crisis

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Refugees: Ireland must do more

May 25, 2016

The May 2016 issue of Working Notes laments the response right across Europe, including in Ireland, to the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time.

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JRS -‘government too slow on reform’

April 27, 2016

Eugene Quinn of Jesuit Refugee Service Ireland and Judge Bryan McMahon are disappointed in the slow rate of implementation of their working group's recommendations into supports for asylum seekers.

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