1. Notre Dame announces new partnership at Kylemore Abbey in Ireland

    The University of Notre Dame and the Benedictine Community at Kylemore Abbey in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland, have formed a partnership to create a center to advance their shared spiritual, cultural and educational missions. The programs o...
  2. 2015 Naughton Fellowship Awardees Announced

    Twenty-one winners of the Naughton Fellowships were announced today by the Graduate School. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate, Master’s, and Ph.D. students from Notre Dame and from Ireland. This year’s winners from...
  3. Notre Dame produces documentary on 1916 Easter Rising

    The Irish centenary celebration, commemorating 100 years of Irish independence in 2016, will feature Notre Dame’s documentary “1916: The Irish Rebellion” as a major pillar of the festivities, Thomas J. & Kathleen M. O&#...
  4. A Global St. Patrick's Day and the Irish who Claim It

    St. Patrick’s Day St. Patrick’s Day is a global festival. The great majority of the earth’s population, of course, remains blissfully ignorant of or indifferent to it, but at the same time it is celebrated on every continent and ...
  5. Father Theodore Hesburgh of Notre Dame dies at age 97

    Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross and one of the nation’s most influential figures in higher education, the Catholic Church and nation...
  6. Institute Remembers Donald R. Keough

    The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies mourns the death of its first and faithful supporter, Donald R. Keough, who died Tuesday, February 24, 2015.  In 1992, through Keough’s generous financial support and wise counsel, Seamus ...
  7. Lecture features Irish Secret Society

    The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies hosted graduate student Jessica Lumsden for the Shamrocks and Secrets lecture series, which focused on early 19th century Ireland and the growth of a secret and frequently violent society known ...
  8. Patrick McCabe Papers Acquisition

    Hesburgh Libraries recently acquired the papers of Patrick McCabe, renowned Irish novelist and playwright.  Twice listed for the Booker Prize, his novel The Butcher Boy “is a canonical Irish novel,”  according to Aedin Ni Bh...
  9. Undergraduates: Irish Internships Summer 2015 Applications Now Due

    Applications for summer 2015 internships in Ireland are being accepted through GoIrish until January 23rd.  In its 20th year, the Irish internship program offers placements in Irish government, arts, business and non-profit organizations. Fo...
  10. Video: Meet Irish Major Rae Moors

    “I tell everyone that I meet that they should take an Irish language course,” said Rae Moors, a senior Irish language and literature major. In the first program of its kind in North America, Notre Dame Irish majors learn the indigeno...
  11. Visiting Professor Ian McBride

    Ian McBride, Professor of Irish and British History at King’s College London, joined the Institute as Patrick B. O’Donnell Visiting Professor of Irish Studies this fall. His time in the Institute was spent developing two projects he i...