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

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Hibernian Lecture: "Chief O'Neill's Music of Ireland"


Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin is an Irish musician who holds the Professorship of Music at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, which he founded at the University of Limerick. As a pianist he is widely acknowledged as having originated a unique Irish piano style out of an Irish traditional music base. Ó Súilleabháin has given concerts around the world and has released more than 10 CD recordings of his own compositions and arrangements performed by the Irish Chamber Orchestra under his direction.…

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Julie Fowlis: "Music of the Scottish Isles"


Within the ‘Music of the Scottish Isles’ Tour theme, Julie and her band, will be performing tracks from her newly released studio album 'Gach sgeul' ('Every story'); as well as favourites from previous highly acclaimed and award winning albums.

Co-sponsored by the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.…

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Acclaimed Irish musician Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin to present recital/lecture for annual Hibernian Lecture

Author: Heather Gary

Acclaimed Irish musician Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin will present this year’s Hibernian Lecture,  “Chief O’Neill’s Music of Ireland,” on Friday, Oct. 3 at 4:00 p.m. at the Carey Auditorium in Hesburgh Library.

Ó Súilleabháin is chair of music and founding director emeritus of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick. Noted for his development of a uniquely Irish traditional piano style, he has recorded extensively with the Irish Chamber Orchestra and has released more than 10 CD recordings.


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Institute Welcomes Four Visiting Fellows

Author: Margaret Lloyd

Institute Welcomes Four Visiting Fellows

Four new scholars of Irish Studies have joined the Keough-Naughton Institute as visiting fellows during the 2014-15 academic year. John Kelly, Donald R. Keough Distinguished Professor; Sophie Sweetman McConnell, Keough-Naughton Fellow; Sarah L. Townsend, Keough-Naughton Fellow and Ian McBride, Patrick B. O'Donnell Visiting Professor of Irish Studies.…

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