Speaker: Fr Tony O'Riordan S.J.

Fr Tony O.Riordan became a member of the Society of Jesus in 1993 and was ordained to priestly ministry in 2003 and has degrees in Law and Politics, Philosophy and Theology.
 For many years Tony has worked and lived alongside Peter McVerry in Ballymun. He is a founding member of the Peter McVerry Trust (PMVT), its first chairperson and currently a PMVT Director.  Like McVerry, Tony too has extensive experience of prison ministry and supporting young people on the margins.
 In 1996, along with others from Dublin 15, he founded the BOND Project an innovative scheme to assist young people returning to the community from prison. He was appointed the Director of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice in 2005 and he is currently Parish Priest in Corpus Christi Parish Moyross Limerick.  

He is a regular contributor in print and broadcast media on topics of faith and justice. A native of West Cork agus ta suim agie sa Ghailige

Click here to read:- Speech by Fr Tony O'Riordan at Pobal Dé Conference March 2013

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