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."
The award-winning, landmark documentary 1916 The Irish Rebellion has been shortlisted by the Indian World Film Festival, to be held in Hyderabad, India, on March 19, 2017. 1916 joins entries from 12 other countries around the world--at a festival whose organizers aim to showcase the best of world cinema.
When the world-renowned poet Paul Muldoon gave a reading at Notre Dame on January 27, his meeting with the Polish academic Wit Pietrzak proved to be yet another instance of the role of the Keough-Naughton Institute in the “worlding” of Irish Studies.