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

Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture: "To Set the Darkness Echoing"


The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies presents the Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture at 4PM August 28th, 2014 in the Morris Inn. Poet Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill and Donald R. Keough Visiting Fellow John Kelly will offer poetry, prose, reflections and examination of the life and works of the Nobel Laureate. …

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Historians, Truth and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

ian mcbride

Ian McBride, Professor of History at King's College London, will give a lecture Historians, Truth and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland at 3 PM on Friday, September 5th in 424 Flanner Hall.  A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and the Bristish Association for Irish Studies, he has written numerous articles and papers on topics in modern Irish and British history. His published books include The Siege of Derry in Ulster Protestant Mythology

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Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies Awards Two 2014-2015 Keough NEH Fellowships

Author: Margaret Lloyd

The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies announces two scholars have been selected as Keough National Endowment for the Humanities Fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year.  Matthew Gertken and Florence Impens will join the Institute in the fall.

The Keough NEH Fellowship is highly selective and enables outstanding scholars to continue research while in residence in the Keough-Naughton Institute during the academic year. The Fellowship was established with support from a 2.25 million NEH challenge grant in 1998. This year marks the first time two scholars were awarded the fellowship.…

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2014 Irish Seminar Creates More Questions than Answers

Author: Margaret Lloyd


The 2014 Irish Seminar took place June 16-July 4 in Dublin, Ireland with lectures, public readings and seminars at the Royal Irish Academy and O’Connell House, Notre Dame’s Dublin global gateway.

An annual event since 1999, this year participants explored the theme of “The Vernacular Imagination”, during a period of exceptionally fine Irish summer weather. Chair Diarmuid Ó Giolláin

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