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Historian examines Irish political cartoons

Author: Charlie Ducey


In a celebration of the University’s Irish character, Notre Dame’s Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies sponsored Felix M. Larkin’s lecture on the Shemus political cartoons of Ireland in the 1920s. The talk, titled “Artistic Bombs in Ireland: the Shemas Cartoons in the Freeman’s Journal, 1920-1924,” took place in Flanner Hall on Tuesday afternoon.…

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Keoughs make $30 million gift to Notre Dame

Author: Dennis Brown

Donald Keough

Donald and Marilyn Keough have made a $30 million gift to the University of Notre Dame to underwrite the construction of a new building for its international institutes.

To be named in honor of Notre Dame’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., the structure will be conjoined to Nanovic Hall, a recently announced facility to be built on Notre Dame Avenue south of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies.

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Institute for Irish Studies celebrates 20th anniversary with song, lectures, conferences, a Mass and a hurling game

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Door of O'Connell House, Dublin

The University of Notre Dame’s Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies will begin the celebration of its 20th anniversary this weekend with a campus meeting of its Ireland Council and numerous public events including a choral concert, a Mass, a lecture and an all-star exhibition hurling game.

“We have a lot to celebrate,” said institute director Christopher Fox.

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The Celtic Champions Classic at Notre Dame

Author: Sean Potts


Ireland’s top hurling athletes to compete on campus as part of Fighting Irish v USC Trojans game day

The Gaelic Athletic Association and the Gaelic Players Association, with the support of Aer Lingus, are staging the Super Hurling 11s – ‘The Celtic Champions Classic’ at the University of Notre Dame on Saturday October 19 to coincide with the biggest College Football showdown of the season when Notre Dame take on arch rivals USC. …

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