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On St. Patrick's Day, Notre Dame joins in the "Bells of Joy" initiative to symbolically celebrate and welcome immigrants from around the world

Author: Mary Hendriksen

University President John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. announced today that at 11 a.m. on this St. Patrick’s Day, Friday, March 17, the bells of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart will ring out in celebration and welcoming of immigrants from around the world. Joining in a global “Bells of Joy” initiative launched by former Irish President Mary McAleese, Notre Dame, together with churches and other institutions worldwide," takes part in this action to symbolically banish hatred and fear of our foreign brothers and sisters."

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IRISH Seminar 2016: Classical Influences

Author: Mary Hendriksen

 

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With the theme "Classical Influences," the 2016 IRISH Seminar took participants to Dublin and Kylemore Abbey as they examined Irish culture from a number of different historical, sociological, and literary perspectives —all with the aim of recognizing the wide-ranging impact of Greek and Roman models on the development of Irish society.

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Marilyn Keough (1926-2016)

Author: Mary Hendriksen

From Christopher Fox, Professor of English and Director of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies:

"It is with great regret that I announce the passing of Ireland Council member Mickie Keough, without whose help the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies would not exist.  We send our thoughts and prayers to all the members of the Keough family." 

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