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A movie for the Easter season

March 31, 2009

 ‘Dirty Harry on a pension” – so says film critic Roger Ebert about Clint Eastwood’s character in Gran Torino. And if you got a dollar for every time a reviewer...

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Short notices

March 31, 2009

Following from the successful launch of his book The Recession and God, Gerry O’Hanlon SJ appeared on TV3’s Midday chat show to talk about the current economic crisis (Monday, 30...

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A very busy Guy

March 31, 2009

It’s been a busy week for Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ, the Vatican astronomer currently in Ireland. As well as lecturing to packed audiences at Dunsink Observatory in Dublin and Blackrock...

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School retreat takes to the road

March 31, 2009

As part of their annual retreat, a group of Clongowes fifth-years went to visit some Jesuit apostolates around Dublin. They visited the JUST Ballymun project and the Jesuit Refugee Service....

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Parish retreat in Manresa

March 31, 2009

Forty parishoners from Gardiner St and Iona Road parish spent a Lenten ‘time-out’ day in the Manresa Centre for Spirituality on Saturday March 29th. It was a time of meditation...

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Belvedere students go east

March 31, 2009

Students from Belvedere College who are currently in Hong Kong were delighted to meet Fr. John Dardis SJ, the Irish Provincial, in Wah Yan, a Jesuit college. Mr. George Tam,...

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God and the Recession

March 24, 2009

On 23 March, in Buswell’s Hotel, Professor Ray Kinsella of the UCD Smurfit School of Business, launched “The Recession and God” by Gerry O’Hanlon SJ. Ray started by invoking the...

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Our Guy in Cork

March 24, 2009

Brother Guy Consolmagno, Curator of Meteorites at the Vatican Observatory, will speak at the Blackrock Castle Observatory, Cork, on 29 and 30 March at 2.30 p.m., as part of the...

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Two backs and a flanker

March 24, 2009

TV-watchers in Clongowes and Dooradoyle watched Ireland’s rugby triumph in Cardiff last weekend with particular interest. Gordon D’Arcy and Robert Kearney learned their rugby in Clongowes; David Wallace learned his...

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Another way to God

March 24, 2009

Mary Hanafin, Minister for Social and Family Affairs, joined the enthusiastic crowd who packed Glasthule Parish Centre for the launch of Sr Maureen McMahon’s “Reflections on Irish Art”, a selection...

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