Celebrating 20 Years: 1993 - 2013

Bringing Ireland to Notre Dame and Notre Dame to Ireland

Ag tabhairt na hÉireann go Notre Dame agus Notre Dame go hÉirinn

Current Events

Alice Stopford Green and the Contest for Irish History

Ciaran Brady

The Keough-Naughton Institiute for Irish Studies presents Ciaran Brady, Trinity College Dublin, who will give a lecture "Alice Stopford Green and the Contest for Irish History" on Wednesday, April16th at noon in 424 Flanner Hall.   Ciaran is the author of several books concerning Irish and English history in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, including British Interventions in Early Modern Ireland

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National Endowment for the Humanities Seminar

wes hamrick

James "Wes" Hamrick, 2013-2014 Keough-Naughton Institute National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow presents "Revising the Public Sphere in the Four Nations" on Friday April 25th at 4 PM in 424 Flanner Hall.  

Wes received his Ph.D. in English from the University of Notre Dame in January, 2013 and is using his fellowship to expand upon his dissertation “From Gaeltacht to Grub Street: The Eighteenth-Century Public Sphere in a Four-Nations Context.”   Wes is considering the "interaction between manuscript and print culture in England, Scotland and Ireland during the eighteenth century and argues that the so-called ‘public sphere’ during this period, while dominated by English, is in fact multi-lingual, with significant roles played by writing in Irish and Scots Gaelic as well as Scots English."…

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Fall 2014 Irish Studies Classes

Author: Margaret Lloyd

The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies announces the Fall 2014 Irish Studies classes.  These classes showcase the Institute's interdisciplinary nature, with classes in the Irish Language and Literatute, English, History, Film, Television, and Theatre, Anthropology and Classics departments. 

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Alumni Share Sacred Music in Ireland

Author: Gabriela Leskur

The healing power of music, the joyful celebration of faith—Teach Bhríde (the House of Brigid) seeks to enrich these elements of the Notre Dame spirit in a people who helped form this institution’s mission and heart: the Irish themselves. The House of Brigid began in 2009, when recent graduates of Notre Dame, aided by generous donors from the Notre Dame community and the Notre Dame Folk Choir, started a yearlong service program to assist in spiritual ministry and liturgical music in the Catholic Church in Ireland.

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