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Drury, Fintan

Overview
Works: 14 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 18 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Church history 
Classifications: BX1442.2, 959.95047
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Most widely held works by Fintan Drury
Reluctant revolutionaries( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines peace negotiations on the island of Negros, Philippines, under the Aquino government, mainly through the eyes of peasants and local priests who support the New People's Army which has a popular base amongst poor sugar workers. Human rights abuses by the regime provoke debate within the church about ideas of a just war which are terminated when a ceasefire ends
Church and state in Nicaragua, 1979-1988( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Divisions in the Catholic Church between Rome appointed conservative bishops and the radical local clergy came into sharp focus in Nicaragua. Priests became closely identified with the Sandinista government while the bishops were accused of providing moral support for the rebel Contras"--Radharc Films website
The Irish Coffee Brigade( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thirty-five young Irishmen and women spent six weeks in Nicaragua picking coffee and learning firsthand about the country and its problems. In this film Radharc chronicled the fun, the hardship, the boredom and the excitement"--Opening screen
The world of Edmund Rice : Call to the margins( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Edmund Rice was an unusual man for his time. Having to cope with raising his own handicapped daughter early in his life gave Edmund the challenge for the special outreach programmes to those living on the edge. Not only are the handicapped helped but others are being enabled to work with them."--Radharc website
Stories from Irish America : the Fenian tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"In 1834 when Texas was part of Mexico, several hundred small farmers, mostly from Co. Wexford emigrated to South Texas as part of a planned settlement. Thomas O'Connor, a lad of sixteen put together a farm of 750,000 acres before he died. Descendants of the original settlers still live in the area, and with Texas oil lying underneath their land, they are not short of the good things in life."--Radharc website
The world of Edmund Rice : a brotherhood of Christians( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Travels to Curley High School in Miami Beach, Community out reach in Chicago, Dublin, India, Zambia and Sierra Leon to look at the different missionary services offered by the brotherhood of Christians
The world of Edmund Rice : Lessons and learning( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The education of the young boys was a priority for Edmund and his followers. The training of teachers was also important."--Radharc website
Reaching out to a pagan city( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Fifty years ago a study of religious practice described Paris as a pagan city. If the people were not going to church, the Church decided that it would have to bring religion to the people. Since then a range of exciting initiatives have attempted to bridge the gap between the church and the native Parisian."--Radharc website
Stories from Irish America : the emigrant chaplain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Immigrants in a strange society have special needs and face particular problems, none more so than the wave of young Irish people who went to America in the mid 1980's. Branded as illegals, the church was one of the first institutions to offer help. Fr. Colm Campbell from Co. Down is chaplain to emigrants in New York."--Radharc website
Stories from Irish America : the Irish Texans( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"In 1834 when Texas was part of Mexico, several hundred small farmers, mostly from Co. Wexford emigrated to South Texas as part of a planned settlement. Thomas O'Connor, a lad of sixteen put together a farm of 750,000 acres before he died. Descendants of the original settlers still live in the area, and with Texas oil lying underneath their land, they are not short of the good things in life."--Radharc website
Stories from Irish America : the church and the trade unions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The United States is one of the few countries in the world where the Catholic Church and the Trade Unions have always been supportive of each other. Part of the reason may have been the fact that a quite disproportionate number of labour leaders have been Irish or Irish Americans. -- Radharc Films
The shattered shamrock by Joseph Dunn( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Many of Australia's Roman Catholic clergy were born in Ireland. Others were the children of Irish parents. The church they formed was very like the one they experienced at home in Ireland. Since 1950, there has been large-scale immigration from Southern Europe, with the result that in many parts of Australia a large percentage of the parishioners were of Italian and Maltese descent. Yet control of the church remained in Irish Australian hands, with a resulting clash of cultures
The world of Edmund Rice : New horizons with Laity( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The mission of education has been spread all over the world. Many of the areas formerly run by Brothers are now in the hands of the laity. Laity are central to the charism of Edmund Rice."--Radharc website
The world of Edmund Rice : Education for all( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Getting children and their families to see the potential empowerment of education was and is a difficult aim. This is been tackled with imagination and energy."--Radharc website
 
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English (16)