What will it mean to be a Catholic?

February 20, 2024

BILL TONER SJ :: There is no disguising the fact that the number of priests in Ireland is declining at an alarming rate. What lies ahead?

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1923: Ireland joins the League of Nations

October 25, 2023

STUDIES :: One hundred years ago, the Irish Free State – not even one full year in existence – joined the League of Nations.

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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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A key to understanding Mary Lavin

June 7, 2023

STUDIES :: An essay from winter 1963 by Augustine Martin, Professor of Anglo-Irish Literature at University College Dublin, on the great short story writer Mary Lavin.

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The re-birth of Patrick Kavanagh

March 29, 2023

JOHN BIRD :: A look at Kavanagh's fascinating essay in 'Studies' (1959) about his transformation on the banks of the Grand Canal after his cancer treatment.

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Thinking ahead to Ireland’s future

March 7, 2023

DERMOT ROANTREE :: What kind of Ireland do we want in 2030? Many concrete issues need attention, but most of all we must ask from where we will draw our...

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Garret Fitzgerald on the European project

January 12, 2023

JOHN BIRD :: Ireland joined the EEC 50 years ago. Garret Fitzgerald helped pave the way to this event, as his 1962 article in the Jesuit journal 'Studies' shows.

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JRS Ireland’s call to action

May 20, 2022

JRS Ireland is marking World Diversity Day, Sunday 21 May, with a call to action against racism in all its forms.

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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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