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John Banville - Reading and Public Talk


The award-winning novelist John Banville will be a short-term visitor at the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies from 30 October through mid-November 2018.

His reading and public talk will feature a text and remarks related to themes of fiction writing.

Reception to follow.

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Director Patrick Griffin Earns the Distinction of “Visiting Professor” at the University of Edinburgh

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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In recognition of his scholarship and innovative teaching and mentoring initiatives with students, Patrick Griffin, Madden-Hennebry Professor of History and Director of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, has been awarded the distinction of “Visiting Professor” at the University of Edinburgh’s School of History, Classics, and Archaeology.


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Meet an Irish Studies Minor: Rose Pupel

Author: Mary Hendriksen


For Notre Dame senior economics major and Irish Studies minor Rose Pupel, a choice she made her first year at Notre Dame, proved to be transformative. She enrolled in "The Irish in the World" with Professors Patrick Griffin and Ian Kuijt. . . and that class led to a fascinating and deeply personal research project, study abroad in Dublin, and a passion for even more Irish Studies courses.


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