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Tributes for Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, Emeritus Professor of Music at the University of Limerick and Founder/Director at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies joins in tributes around the world to the late Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, Emeritus Professor of Music at the University of Limerick and founder/Director at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. His funeral was held today in County Clare.

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New Volume of Poetry by Ailbhe Darcy Shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize

Author: Mary Hendriksen

 

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Ailbhe Darcy’s new volume of poetry, Insistence, has been shortlisted for the prestigious T.S. Eliot Prize in Poetry.  

Darcy, who received both her MFA in Creative Writing from Notre Dame and a Ph.D. in English, with an Irish Studies graduate minor, now lives in Wales. A poet, a critic, and a professor, she teaches contemporary Irish poetry and literature at Cardiff University.

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Director Patrick Griffin Awarded the Distinction of “Honorary 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 “Honorary 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

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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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The Summer 2018 IRISH Seminar Provides “Full Immersion” into the Ireland of 1600 to 1800

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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The theme of the 2018 IRISH Seminar, a signature Keough-Naughton Institute event, was "Ireland 1600-1800: Kingdom, Colony, Union, Empire." Directed by Christopher Fox, Professor of English and Director of the Institute from 2001 through 2017, the seminar delivered "full immersion" into a period of Ireland's history that remains both seminal and highly contested.

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Announcing the Keough-Naughton Library Research Award in Irish Studies

Author: Mary Hendriksen

 

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The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies and Notre Dame International announce the new Keough-Naughton Library Research Award in Irish Studies—an award that provides grant funding for scholars to use the collections of the Hesburgh Libraries for research in Irish studies. The application deadline for the first cycle of awards is October 19, 2018.

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The Belfast "Good Friday" Agreement and the Challenges of Brexit

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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How will Brexit affect the 1998 Belfast "Good Friday" Agreement and its continued implementation? What are the specific challenges created by the referendum decision in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union? And how might these challenges be addressed? These questions were at the foundation of a special conference organized by the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame in cooperation with The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice and the Institute for Irish Studies at Queen’s University Belfast.

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Keough School and Embassy of Ireland Host Forum on Peacebuilding

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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The Keough School of Global Affairs and the Embassy of Ireland will host the forum “Strategies for Lasting Peace Accords” at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 12 at the Keough School’s new Washington, D.C., office. Marking the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement among the Irish and British governments and political parties of Northern Ireland, the event will discuss lessons from that peace process as well as the Colombian peace accord.

 

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