Bringing Ireland to Notre Dame, Notre Dame to Ireland, and Ireland to the World
The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies is a teaching-and-research institute dedicated to the study and understanding of Irish culture—in Ireland and around the world—in all of its manifestations.
The Keough-Naughton Center for Irish Studies is part of the Keough School of Global Affairs, advancing integral human development through research, policy, and practice.
Reflections on the life and legacy of Seamus Deane (9 February 1940-12 May 2021), Professor of English and the Donald and Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies Emeritus.
A new initiative at the Institute expands our study of Ireland and its place in the world.
In this monthly feature, we highlight a work of Irish art—and then amplify its meaning through music and poetry.
Our Year in Review
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Patrick Griffin, the Madden-Hennebry Professor of History and Director of the Keough-Naughton Institute, is one of 25 distinguished scholars, librarians, curators, writers, and artists elected this spring to the American Antiquarian Society.
Irish Studies Graduate Minor Claudia Carroll is Awarded a Graduate Fellowship at Notre Dame’s Institute for Advanced StudyEnglish PhD student and Irish studies minor Claudia Carroll has been selected as a graduate fellow at Notre Dame’s Institute for Advanced Study. The theme for the 2021-2022 year: Resilience.
As the world reopens, Gary Murphy, Professor of Politics at Dublin City University and a former visiting faculty fellow at the Institute, writes about his new book on Charles Haughey and what, during the pandemic, he has missed.
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Madelyn Lugli, ND '16, History major with an Irish Studies minor
Meet Madelyn Lugli, who graduated from Notre Dame in 2016 with a history major and Irish Studies minor and is now a doctoral student in history at Northwestern University. Madelyn writes that through acquiring a deep and multifaceted knowledge of Ireland, the Irish Studies minor gave her a unique lens for viewing the world.