Welcome to Studies

Studies is a quarterly journal published by Messenger Publications, the publishing organisation of the Irish Jesuits.  Founded and in continuous publication since 1912, it examines Irish social, political, cultural and economic issues in the light of Christian values and explores the Irish dimension in literature, history, philosophy and religion.

The ‘COVID-19 Law and Human Rights Observatory’ was established by the Law School of Trinity College Dublin to analyse and explain Ireland’s legal response to the pandemic. The winter edition of Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review carries a series of essays by this group, focussing on some of the challenges that were navigated and principle lessons to be learnt for the future, whether for a future public health crisis or more generally.