American Conference for Irish Studies 2016

The Worlding of Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame 
March 30-April 3, 2016

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Current Events

Irish in America: Immigration, Religion and Politics (Shamrock Series event)

Faculty from the University of Notre Dame and Boston College explore connections between Ireland and the United States.  The event includes a clip from an upcoming documentary produced by the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies on the 1916 Irish Rebellion.


John T. McGreevy, I.A. O'Shaughnessy Dean of the College of Arts and Letters, Professor of History…

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The Penal Laws: Were They Too Lenient to Irish Catholics?

Tom Bartlett

Presented by Thomas Bartlett, professor emeritus of Irish History at the University of Aberdeen and the Patrick B. O'Donnell Distinguished Visiting Professor, Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies.  

Professor Bartlett is the general editor of a four-volume history of Ireland, to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2017.…

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2015 Keough and Pfeiffer interns Learn on the Ground in Ireland

Author: Mary Hendriksen

Every summer, Notre Dame students are given invaluable opportunities through summer internships in Ireland. In Summer 2015, ten students interned in Ireland via funding through the Keough-Naughton Institute --  in placements ranging from arts organizations, Irish governmental agencies, athletic associations, and not-for-profit social service agencies.



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