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National Endowment for the Humanities Seminar

Keough-Naughton Institute - National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow Matthew Gertken

On Friday, April 17th at 3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall, the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies presents its National Endowment for the Humanities Seminar: “Jonathan Swift and the Global Balance of Power: Satire and International Relations in the Early British Empire.”…

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Poetry Reading with Colette Bryce

Colette Bryce, Keough Fellow and Writer in Residence, Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies

The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies presents a poetry reading with Irish poet Colette Bryce at 4 PM Monday, April 20th in the Hesburgh Library, Rare Books and Special Collections  Colette Bryce joins the Institute as Keough Fellow and Writer in Residence.…

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Notre Dame produces documentary on 1916 Easter Rising

Author: Madison Jaros

The Irish centenary celebration, commemorating 100 years of Irish independence in 2016, will feature Notre Dame’s documentary “1916: The Irish Rebellion” as a major pillar of the festivities, Thomas J. & Kathleen M. O’Donnell Professor of Irish Studies Bríona Nic Dhiarmada said.

The documentary tells the story of the 1916 Easter Rising, an event that ultimately led to Ireland’s independence. A three-part series, it will feature leading scholars from around the world, many of them from Notre Dame, Dhiarmada said. The documentary was produced by award-winning director Pat Collins and will be narrated by Irish actor Liam Neeson.

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Notre Dame Produces Liam Neeson-Narrated Documentary to Remember Ireland's 1916 Easter Rising

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Liam Neeson

The University of Notre Dame will play a major role in the international celebration of the centenary of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising, which was announced Tuesday, March 31 in Dublin by Taoiseach Enda Kenny. A documentary television series, 1916: The Irish Rebellion, produced by Notre Dame’s Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, will be broadcast worldwide during the centenary, which memorializes the events in Dublin on Easter Week a century ago, when an insurrection started a process that culminated in an independent Irish state and accelerated the disintegration of the British Empire.

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