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.
Reflections on the life and legacy of Seamus Deane (9 February 1940-12 May 2021), Professor of English and the Donald and Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies Emeritus.
A new initiative at the Institute expands our study of Ireland and its place in the world.
In this monthly feature, we highlight a work of Irish art—and then amplify its meaning through music and poetry.
Our Year in Review
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English PhD student and Irish studies minor Claudia Carroll has been selected as a graduate fellow at Notre Dame’s Institute for Advanced Studies. The theme for the 2021-2022 year: Resilience.
As the world reopens, Gary Murphy, Professor of Politics at Dublin City University and a former visiting faculty fellow at the Institute, writes about his new book on Charles Haughey and what, during the pandemic, he has missed.
Always a formative experience for students and faculty marked by intense intellectual exchange, the 2021 graduate IRISH Seminar, which occurred this year virtually, wraps up this week.
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Madelyn Lugli, ND '16, History major with an Irish Studies minor
Meet Madelyn Lugli, who graduated from Notre Dame in 2016 with a history major and Irish Studies minor and is now a doctoral student in history at Northwestern University. Madelyn writes that through acquiring a deep and multifaceted knowledge of Ireland, the Irish Studies minor gave her a unique lens for viewing the world.