Item 5 - Beginnings of the Jesuits in Galway

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IE IJA SC/GALW/1/2/5

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Beginnings of the Jesuits in Galway

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  • 1963 (Creation)

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20pp

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(18 February 1909-07 March 2011)

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Born 18 February 1909, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Entered 01 September 1927, Tullabeg
Ordained 31 July 1941
Professed 02 February 1945
Died 07 March 2011, St Francis Xavier, Gardiner St, Dublin

by 1927 at Berchmanskolleg, Pullach, Germany (GER S) studying
by 1956 at St Albert’s Seminary Ranchi India (RAN) teaching
by 1976 at Nantua, Ain, France (GAL) working
by 1979 at Belley, France (GAL) working

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Information related to the beginnings of the College and Church in Galway and history of persons and events related to the Jesuits in Galway. Written at the time of the centenary celebrations (1963) more than likely by Fr Francis Finegan SJ. Includes list of past pupils who became priests and their present location; details of renovations to the interior of St. Ignatius Church; list of rectors and vice-rectors of St Ignatius, Galway; background to the history of St Ignatius, Galway; details of decorative engraving on walls at the back of Powell’s at Miss Jordan’s bookshop (11 December 1963).

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The Irish Jesuit Archives are open only to bona fide researchers. Access by advance appointment. Further details: archivessj@gmail.com

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No material may be reproduced without the written permission of the Archivist. Copyright restrictions apply. Photocopying is not available. Digital photography is at the discretion of the Archivist.

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2009

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