Studies Irish Review

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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Seeking justice in this world

December 18, 2023

DERMOT ROANTREE :: Seeking justice in the here and now is integral to the Christian commitment to take the Gospel exhortations and promises seriously.

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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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Ireland’s missed opportunity

February 14, 2023

JOHN BIRD [STUDIES] :: AE (George Russell), a contributor to Ireland's cultural revival, lamented the destruction wrought by 'the champions of physical violence'.

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On Heaney, home and homecoming

January 26, 2023

DERMOT ROANTREE [STUDIES] :: Seamus Heaney's modernism is defended from those who would see him as provincial, in a 1986 essay in Studies by Richard Kearney.

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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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