Dermot Roantree

Dermot Roantree is content editor with Irish Jesuit Communications. He has a doctorate in Modern History and many years of teaching and of e-learning projects behind him. He is married with two children.
Painting a poem for Arts and Aging initiative

June 27, 2024

In response to a national initiative, Colm Brophy took inspiration from GM Hopkins for a set of paintings for display in Cherryfield Nursing Home.

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Power and punishment: Challenging prison policy

June 24, 2024

The summer 2024 issue of Studies is centred on the theme of prison policy – questioning the heavy reliance that society currently places on carceral punishment.

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Critiquing euthanasia from a disability perspective

April 30, 2024

The Annual Lecture of the JCFJ was given by Brian Brock on the theme of 'Enabling death? Euthanasia from a disability perspective'.

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The arts and society: A question of values

March 6, 2024

The focal theme of the spring 2024 issue of 'Studies' is the transformative power of the arts – how it can address contemporary social challenges.

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Workshop on ‘Disrupting Prison Policy’

January 16, 2024

The failures of the prison system in dealing justly with offenders was in sharp focus at a one-day workshop organised by JCFJ.

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Studies: Justice in the here and now

December 19, 2023

The leading theme of the winter 2023 issue of Studies is the importance of this-worldly justice in the vision of both the Old Testament and the New.

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Studies: Art, literature and national identity

September 26, 2023

The autumn 2023 issue of 'Studies' has as its main theme the "web of indebtedness" into which Irish art and literature is woven.

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James Smyth SJ RIP: Friend of the poor

September 6, 2023

Fr Jim Smyth SJ, died on 31 August. Aged 95 he had a remarkable life long involvement with those on the margins of inner city Dublin

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New Studies issue: ‘Newman’s University’

June 19, 2023

The summer issue of 'Studies' has St John Henry Newman's time as rector of the Catholic University (precursor of UCD) as its main theme.

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Homelessness theologically understood

May 9, 2023

The JCFJ Annual Lecture 2023, given by Dr Suzanne Mulligan, focused on the theological underpinnings of the Centre’s homelessness advocacy.

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