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.


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    Three Questions with . . . Clíona Ní Ríordáin

    Read about the life and scholarship of Clíona Ní Ríordáin, University Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3, who will deliver the 2022 Breandán Ó Buachalla Memorial Lecture on Friday 26 August.

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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."

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