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Welcome to the Department of Religions and Theology which offers a non-denominational setting for the study of religions and theology within the humanities.

Whether you are considering undergraduate or postgraduate studies in the Department, or just interested in finding out more about us, we hope you will obtain all the information you require through our links on the left.



Seán Freyne Memorial Lecture


Former President Mary Robinson, Dr Gail Grossman Freyne, Joan Chittister OSB, Prof. Elaine Wainwright &

Prof. Maureen Junker-Kenny attending the Freyne Memorial Lecture in Regent House, TCD.


Environmental Ethics in Film



Ethics in Sport Conference November 5th, 2016

Hosted by Dr John Scally, Department of Religions and Theology


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Visiting Student & Undergraduate Modules


Semester A&B



Evening Lecture Series: Religion in Public, Great Speeches





Evening Lecture Series: Religions as Part of Education











Evening Lecture Series October 1st 2015






On Saturday November 7th 2015


Ethics and Sport

Dr John Scally, Department of Religions and Theology will host an

Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethics and Sport

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Launch of The Freyne Library & New Book

The Provost of Trinity College, Patrick Prendergast,

launched The Freyne Library at 5pm on May 17th 2014 (Launch)

Please click here to read about Seán Freyne.


Pictured left to right Prof Andrew Mayes, Prof Maureen Junker-Kenny, Seán's family Bridget, Gail and Sarah, Dr Margaret Daly Denton and the Provost Patrick Prendergast


The Library

The book was launched by Professor Andrew Mayes:


Prof Freyne, Chair of Theology (1980-2002), F.T.C.D., M.R.I.A.
* April 23, 1935, † August 5, 2013




Last updated 23 March 2017 (Email).