1. Fellow Recognized in Irish Language Journal

    Brian Ó Conchubhair, Keough-Naughton for Irish Studies Institute Fellow and Professor of Irish Language and Literature was recognized by Comhar, a monthly literary journal in the Irish Language, for writing one of the 10 best books in Ir...
  2. Professor discusses Northern Irish poetry and conflict

    On Friday, Eric Falci, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, presented a lecture titled “Northern Irish Poetry after the Troubles,” in which he explored and analyzed the effects of modern political and social strife ...
  3. "Vernacular Imagination" - 2014 Irish Seminar

    The Irish Seminar, an annual series directed by Notre Dame faculty since 1999, brings together outstanding young scholars and internationally known faculty to engage in intellectual examination of issues in Irish Studies. Taking place at th...
  4. Irish Professor discusses Modernism

    Dr. Liam Lanigan, an Irish Research Council postdoctoral research fellow from University College Cork, spoke Friday about Irish novelist George Moore and his relation to Irish urban modernism in the late 19th and early 20th Century. Lanigan...
  5. Meet Graduate Student Lindsay Haney

    Lindsay Haney, a sixth year graduate student in Notre Dame's English Ph.D. program is exploring the question of "what does it mean to be an 'Irish' man in the recent times of economic and social upheaval."  Lindsay’s dissertation...
  6. Professor discusses global impact of Irish literature

    On Friday, Dr. Kasia Bartoszyska, a professor at Bilkent University in Turkey, presented a lecture titled “Ireland Among Others,” as part of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies’ Lectures and Public Talk Series. ...
  7. Meet Graduate Students Rachel Banke and Jill Wharton

    Rachel Banke, a second year graduate student in the Department of History, was introduced to the Keough-Naughton Institute years ago, when as a high school senior she observed an Irish language class on campus.  At the end of class, the ...
  8. Faculty Fellow: Diarmuid Ó Giolláin

    Diarmuid Ó Giolláin, Professor of Irish Language and Literature and Concurrent Professor of Anthropology Diarmuid Ó Giolláin’s intellectual home is the intersection of folklore and languages.  Extensive travel...
  9. Irish Internship Program

    The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies invites all Notre Dame juniors to apply to intern in Dublin this summer. The internship provides a seven week stay working with an organization of your choice in Ireland's historic capital city....
  10. Apply Now! 2014-2015 NEH Keough Fellow

    December 2, 2013 Contact: Beth Bland, Bland.2@nd.edu or (574) 631-3555 The University of Notre Dame’s Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies invites applications to its NEH Keough Fellowship.  The NEH Keough Fellowshi...
  11. Examining the Life and Times of Roger Casement

    The University of Notre Dame and the University of Limerick recently collaborated to present a three day conference on the legacy of Roger Casement in Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland. Attracting scholars from North America, South America, and E...
  12. All Ireland Dance Champs!

    Eight members of the Notre Dame/St. Mary’s Irish Dance Team celebrated the culmination of years of hard work in an enchanted performance at the All-Ireland Irish Dance Championship in Belfast, Northern Ireland in November.  Coached...
  13. 2013-2014 FLTA Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin

    We are joined this year by Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin. Caoimhghín, currently a Ph.D. candidate in local place names and dialect studies at NUI Maynooth, where he received his B.A. ...
  14. Professor defends Thoreau's view of Irish

    Notre Dame English professor Laura Dassow Walls delivered a lecture Friday afternoon exploring new ideas about American writer Henry David Thoreau’s relationship with Irish immigrants in his hometown and their effect on his wr...
  15. International Scholars Confer to Examine Irish Debt Crisis

    Questions of unemployment, emigration, economic contraction and the collapse of property prices are the order of the day in the Republic of Ireland today. The government bail-out of the banks has saddled Irish citizens with unimaginable debt ...
  16. Historian examines Irish political cartoons

    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 1...
  17. Notre Dame to celebrate International Education Week Nov. 8-17

    International Education Week, a national event to celebrate and promote international education and exchange, will take place at the University of Notre Dame Nov. 8-17 (Friday-Sunday). A variety of events taking place on campus are fre...
  18. Keoughs make $30 million gift to Notre Dame

    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...