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

The Ends of Irish Studies


The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies presents Christopher Morash, Seamus Heaney Chair in Trinity College Dublin, at 3:30 PM Friday, February 27th in 424 Flanner Hall. His talk “The Ends of Irish Studies” considers the state of Irish Studies. 

"A decade after the journal Foreign Policy

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Film: Song of the Sea (2014)

Friday, February 27, 2015, 6:30 PM
Saturday, February 28, 2015, 3:00 PM
Saturday, February 28, 2015, 6:30 PM
Sunday, March 1, 2015, 3:00 PM

Directed by Tomm Moore
Rated PG, 93 minutes, DCP

Academy Award® Nominee - Best Animated Feature Film
From the creators of The Secret of Kells comes a breathtakingly gorgeous, hand-drawn masterpiece. Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, Song of the Sea

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In memoriam: Donald R. Keough, Chair Emeritus of the Notre Dame Board of Trustees

Author: Paul J. Browne

Donald R. Keough

Donald R. Keough, chair emeritus of the University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees, chair of Allen & Company and former president and chief operating officer of the Coca-Cola Company, died Tuesday (Feb. 24) in Atlanta with family members at his side. He was 88.

“Don Keough was a celebrated business leader, a transformative philanthropist, a devout Catholic, a devoted husband and father, and a friend to so many who today mourn his passing,” said Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., Notre Dame’s president. “Don’s visionary leadership and generosity has had a profound impact on the University. He believed that we were put on earth to do good in the world, and his life tangibly demonstrated that faith. He has been a dear friend and cherished mentor whom I will miss terribly.”

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Institute Remembers Donald R. Keough

Author: Margaret Lloyd

The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies mourns the death of its first and faithful supporter, Donald R. Keough, who died Tuesday, February 24, 2015.  In 1992, through Keough’s generous financial support and wise counsel, Seamus Deane was hired as the Donald and Marilyn Keough Chair of Irish Studies, launching the Irish Studies program at Notre Dame. A prominent Irish American and parent of Notre Dame graduates, Keough saw the need for a tangible link between Notre Dame and Ireland. …

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