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Welcome to the Loyola Institute, Trinity College Dublin

The institute of theology here at Loyola is an exciting place to study. We are known for our excellent teaching and friendly atmosphere. The Loyola Institute is dedicated to education and research in theology in the broad Catholic tradition.Our central concern is the creative intersection of theology, Church and contemporary society. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and occasional evening lecture series. There are also opportunities for extramural studies.Students of all background and levels are welcomed to an exciting and stimulating community of study.

Please contact us with any further questions.

Prof. Fainche Ryan - Director of the Loyola Institute

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RTE with video logo.jpgRTÉ News Now on an International Conference at Loyola Institute, Trinity College Dublin

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Join us at TCD Open Day: Saturday, 10 December 2016

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NEW: Scholarship announced

The Loyola Institute, Trinity College Dublin is pleased to announce a new undergraduate scholarship for 2017/2018. The scholarship consists of a payment of €6,500 per year to the recipient, and payment of the student contribution (currently €3,000). Full details HERE.

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The skills of critical and analytical thinking you will acquire in the course are much in demand in the

Book Of Kells

Trinity is home to the Book of Kells and among the modules we offer is a special study of its marvels from a theological perspective. Read an Irish Times article on the book of Kells by a Loyola Institute staff member.

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Read what our international students have said about studying Theology at Loyola


Dr Fáinche Ryan, of the Loyola Institute, delivered a keynote address at the 2016 Assembly  of the Catholic Health Care Chaplains (SNCHC). 

Title of Paper: Healthcare Chaplaincy and Theological Reflection: The Virtue of Theological Reflection 

Date: Thursday, 6th October  Time: 10.30 – 16.00pm  Venue: Hilton Hotel, Kilmainham, Dublin 8

Full Details HERE

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Last updated 12 October 2016 Loyola Institute (Email).