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Dublin City University - St Patrick's campus

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This year, to coincide with the publication of Irish Jesuit annual letters, 1604-1674, edited by Vera Moynes (Irish Manuscripts Commission), the theme of the Catholic Historical Society of Ireland conference is the Jesuit mission in Early Modern Ireland.

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9.30am Registration


10.00-11.15am

The Jesuit Mission in the Irish Cities, 1561-1641

(Colm Lennon, Maynooth University)

A Trail of Corpses: Jesuits working the Death-bed in Seventeenth-century Ireland

(Clodagh Tait, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick)


11.15 am Tea/coffee


11.30am-12.45pm

Jesuit Latinity in the Irish Colleges and Annual Letters

(Jason Harris, University College Cork)

Affirming an English Spirit: Jesuit Advocacy and Navigation of the Salvific Journey in Caroline Ireland

(Brian Jackson, University College Dublin)


1.00pm Lunch *


2.00-3.15pm

‘the written word remains as a perpetual witness …’: Letter-writing against all odds – the epistolary legacy of the early Irish Jesuits

(Vera Moynes, Archivist & editor of Irish Jesuit Annual Letters, 1604-1674. Dublin: Irish Manuscripts Commission, Sept. 2019)

Conversion in Wentworth’s Ireland: Francis Slingsby, Jesuit novice, and his family

(Brian MacCuarta, Archivum Romanum Societatis Iesu - Archives of the Central Government for the worldwide Society of Jesus, Rome)


3.30-4.45pm

‘The best teachers in the world’ – The Irish Jesuit mission in the Restoration period

(Martin Foerster, Independent Scholar)

Exorcism in the Irish Jesuit Annual Letters

(Alma O’Donnell, University College Cork)

4.45pm Conclusion of proceedings

** Advanced booking via www.Eventbrite.ie – Jesuits in Early Modern Ireland – essential **

Registration on morning of the conference.


Registration fee (lunch not included): €20 (€15 unwaged).


Inquiries to Marian Lyons, Conference Secretary, Department of History, Maynooth University (marian.lyons@mu.ie)


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