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Marina Carr at Notre Dame

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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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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New application cycle for the Keough-Naughton Library Research Award in Irish Studies: Applications due Sept. 20, 2019

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies and Notre Dame International are pleased to announce the continuation of the Keough-Naughton Library Research Award in Irish Studies. The award provides grant funding to assist scholars who travel to use the collections of the Hesburgh Libraries for research in all aspects of Irish studies.

The application deadline is September 20, 2019.

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Christopher Fox Named Ambassador Award Recipient for 2019 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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On St. Patrick’s Day weekend 2019, Faculty Fellow Christopher Fox, Professor of English and Director of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies from 2001 through 2017, will receive the Ambassador Award from the St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke, Massachusetts. The Ambassador Award is presented each year to a person or organization that has worked to promote the relationship between the people of the Republic of Ireland and the people of the United States.

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"Brexit and the Future of British-Irish Relations"

Author: Catherine Wilsdon

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On Thursday, February 28th and Friday March 1, 2019, the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies hosted a conference with a focus on “Brexit and the Future of British-Irish Relations” in collaboration with the Moore Institute at NUI Galway and the Mitchell Institute at Queen’s University Belfast.

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