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Barry McGovern Reads Joyce and Beckett


Award-winning actor Barry McGovern reads selections from the prose, poetry, and plays of Samuel Beckett and an edited reading of the Cyclops episode from James Joyce's Ulysses.

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Student Spotlight: Ailbhe Darcy, Ph.D. 2015

Author: Mary Hendriksen


Ailbhe Darcy, of the Department of English and the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, received her doctorate in May 2015 with an accompanying minor in Irish Studies.


 At Commencement, she was the winner of the Graduate School’s 2015 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Award in the Humanities.

The citation for her Shaheen Award, the highest honor bestowed on a Notre Dame graduate student, honored Ailbhe for her extraordinary success both as a poet and as a literary critic.

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