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Book Launch: Douglas Hyde: My American Journey


Join us for the Washington, DC launch of this volume on Douglas Hyde, an Irish academic, statesman, and Irish-language revivalist who served as the first president of Ireland.

Reception, with remarks by the Honorable Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, and two of the book's editors, at 6:00 pm.

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Marina Carr at Notre Dame

Author: Mary Hendriksen


In early September, the Keough-Naughton Institute welcomed the acclaimed Irish playwright Marina Carr to Notre Dame for a ten-day residency. She read from three of her works at the Snite Museum of Art, participated in a roundtable with Notre Dame faculty, led a playwriting workshop, visited a drama class and one on James Joyce's Ulysses, and met with actors from the Irish Theatre of Chicago, our faculty, and our students. 

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