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.
A new initiative at the Institute expands our study of Ireland and its place in the world.
Throughout 2022, many partners will join together to reflect on events of 100 years ago. Those events include the publication of James Joyce's epic work "Ulysses" and an important conference and art exhibit in Paris .
In this monthly feature, we highlight a work of Irish art—and then amplify its meaning through music and poetry.
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Hope was the overarching sentiment expressed by theater-goers who, just this week, experienced the staging of five Samuel Beckett plays at the University of Liverpool, at a festival at which the Institute was a co-sponsor.
This month's installment of "Three Questions" features Etain Tannam, Associate Professor International Peace Studies, Trinity College Dublin, who is an expert on cross-border cooperation and British-Irish relations.
“Bone and Marrow,” edited by Prof. Brian Ó Conchubhair and Sam Fisher (PhD Notre Dame), uses poetry to trace Irish history from the 6th century to the present day and is the first anthology of its kind since the 1980s.
Alexa McCall, a History graduate student with an Irish Studies minor, studies “materiality”—and the way that it intersects with the spiritual.
"My focus is the change people want to make in their society, and how they attempt to translate those ideas into practice. In my research, I seek to understand how, in seventeenth-century Ireland, the goals of colonial plantation and religious reformation intersected."