Culture Night 2017

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The Irish Jesuit Archives will be participating in two events for the forthcoming Culture Night, Friday, 22nd September 2017. The first event, will be a 10 minute talk on ‘The Jesuits in 1917’, at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI), Kildare Street at 5.20pm. This short talk will focus on Jesuit attempts to help the poor of Dublin, with the establishment of the Dublin Food Supply Company, female writers in Jesuit publications, the conscription crisis in Australia and Jesuit chaplains in the First World War.

Secondly, the Jesuit church of St Francis Xavier, Gardiner Street will be open for visitors and tours from 6-10pm. https://culturenight.ie/event/saint-francis-xavier-church/