Jesuit archives

Michael Collins’ last letter

August 22, 2022

Archivist Damien Burke reports on Collins' last letter, to William Hackett SJ, on the 100th anniversary of his assassination.

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Digital preservation of religious collections

August 16, 2022

DAMIEN BURKE :: The Irish Jesuit Archives were involved in a conference on the digital preservation for the arts, social sciences and humanities in Dublin.

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Jesuit history on the Liffey

June 20, 2022

The stages of an individual Jesuit life in Italy (1540-1640) featured among many presentations at the Renaissance Society of America convention in Dublin.

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Photographs of Irish Jesuits in Hong Kong

May 31, 2022

Jesuit photographers in Hong Kong (1929 to 1937) depict urban and rural scenes, sports, buildings, landscapes, and Jesuits at rest and play.

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Making headway in the Archives

September 15, 2020

DAMIEN BURKE :: The pandemic lockdown made it possible to bring forward the plan to put the Irish Jesuit archive catalogue online.

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Strong Irish presence at Jesuit studies symposium

August 2, 2019

Participants at an archivist conference in Boston College heard about four-hundred-year-old letters of St Ignatius found inside the columns of an altar to Our Lady in 2016

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200 years at Tullabeg

April 9, 2019

The online catalogue of the papers of St Stanislaus College have been published to mark the bicentenary of its foundation

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Clongowes crozier goes on display at National Museum

November 21, 2018

Clongowes has given the 1,000-year-old 'Prosperous crozier' to the National Museum on indefinite loan

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The last parting: Jesuits and Armistice

November 11, 2018

DAMIEN BURKE :: For Jesuit chaplains in the First World War, Armistice Day meant decisions had to be made.

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Jesuits and the influenza, 1918-19

November 6, 2018

Jesuits and their schools were not immune to the ravages of the influenza outbreak which killed 100 million people just after World War I

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