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 Institute for Irish Studies is part of the Keough School of Global Affairs, advancing integral human development through research, policy, and practice.
The Clingen Family Center for the Study of Modern Ireland
A new initiative at the Institute expands our study of Ireland and its place in the world.
At the heart of the Institute: The Lectures and Public Talks Series
Every semester, the Institute invites scholars, diplomats, writers, artists, and public figures to participate in its lively Lectures and Public Talks series. Explore the 2023 offerings.
Irish Art . . . Amplified
In this monthly feature, we highlight a work of Irish art—and then amplify its meaning through music and poetry.
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Brian Ó Conchubhair’s Irish language book about author Flann O’Brien has won two literary awards. And it’s not even on bookshelves yet. Based on its advanced copy, the Notre Dame faculty member’s The Poor Life was ...
Clingen Conversation: "The Catholic Church and the Irish Civil War: Should the Church Apologize?"More than twenty years ago, the Catholic Church in Argentina apologized for its behavior during the country's long "Dirty War" from 1976-1983, in which the Church failed to take a stand against the generals responsible for conducting military...
Barry McCrea, Donald R. Keough Family Professor of Irish Studies, Interviewed on New PodcastAhead of Michael G. Cronin's visit to Notre Dame and lecture on 22 March, listen to the Lecturer in English from Maynooth interview Notre Dame's very own Donald R. Keough Family Professor of Irish Studies and Concurrent Professor of Engl...
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Shinjini Chattopadhyay received her PhD in English, with an Irish Studies minor, in May 2022. Now an assistant professor at Georgia's Berry College, she studies global literatures from the early 20th century to contemporary times.
What are the points of similarity—and difference—between the Dublin of 1904 chronicled and celebrated in James Joyce’s "Ulysses" and the 21st-century city of Kolkata? Dr. Shinjini Chattopadhyay explores this question as a contributor to the newly published "The Book About Everything" (Head of Zeus, 2022), edited by Declan Kiberd, Enrico Terrinoni, and Catherine Wilsdon. The book was launched at the Notre Dame Dublin Global Gateway on Bloomsday 2022, as the culmination of the Keough-Naughton Institute’s year-long Global Ulysses project.