1. Irish Studies professor talks high modernism

    Professor of Irish Language and Literature Brian Ó Conchubhair delivered the lecture “1916 and High Modernism,” focused on a re-evaluation of Eoghan Ó Tuairisc’s novel “Dé Luain” in the context of mo...
  2. Lord Rosse's Great Telescope

    During the summer of 2014, University of Notre Dame senior Anastasia Wright spent three weeks in Ireland studying the 19th-century astronomer William Parsons, the third Earl of Rosse. Lord Rosse is best known for building a 72-inch telescope, the...
  3. 2015 Spring Semester Irish Studies Courses Announced

    In Spring 2015 students may choose among Irish Studies class offerings in Irish language - from beginning to advanced, an introduction to Irish writers including Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde and Brian Friel, as well as the story of Irish America. &...
  4. Lecture explores role of Irish Literature in world

    Ph.D. candidate Kara Donnelly discussed the role of Irish literature relative to other literary genres in the lecture “Contemporary Irish Novels and World Literature in English: The Case of the Irish Booker” at Flanner Hall on Fri...
  5. Meet Keough-Naughton Fellow Sophie Sweetman McConnell

    The Institute is joined this semester by visiting fellow Sophie Sweetman McConnell.  Sophie’s association with the Keough-Naughton Institute began when she was tipped off by her brother, Richard Sweetman, to attend the initial Irish Se...
  6. Irish Language and Literature Major Caelin Miltko

    Just a sophomore, Caelin Miltko jumped headfirst into Irish Studies and is maximizing the opportunities available to students in the Irish Studies program.  An English, Irish Language and Literature supplementary major with a minor in Journa...
  7. Meet Nathaniel Myers

    Nathaniel Myers, English Ph.D. 2015, explores the tightrope walk between public and private grief in his dissertation “Death Matters: Lyric, Affect and Ethics in British and Irish Elegy.”  Examining elegies written by I...
  8. Naughton Gift Fuels Research on Both Sides of the Atlantic

    The Naughton Fellowship program allows students with a background in, or aptitude for, STEM fields to experience international research and educational opportunities through a funded exchange program involving the University of Notre Dame and four...
  9. Institute Welcomes Four Visiting Fellows

    Institute Welcomes Four Visiting Fellows Four new scholars of Irish Studies have joined the Keough-Naughton Institute as visiting fellows during the 2014-15 academic year. John Kelly, Donald R. Keough Distinguished Professor; Sophie Swee...
  10. Anthropology professor’s study analyzes Irish immigration

    Ian Kuijt, professor of anthropology at Notre Dame, presented his findings regarding the importance of the hearth and its connection to the narrative of Irish immigration in the Snite Museum of Art on Saturday. Kuijt’s research, titled...
  11. 2014 Summer Interns

    The Dublin summer internship program has long been a hallmark of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies.  Under the direction of an internship coordinator at Keough Naughton Notre Dame Centre, the University’s Dublin global gat...
  12. Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture Announced

    The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame announces the Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture on Thursday, August 28th at 4 PM in the Morris Inn on campus. "'To set the darkness echoing': in memoriam Seamus Heaney, 1...
  13. 2014 Irish Seminar Creates More Questions than Answers

    The 2014 Irish Seminar took place June 16-July 4 in Dublin, Ireland with lectures, public readings and seminars at the Royal Irish Academy and O’Connell House, Notre Dame’s Dublin global gateway. An annual event since 1999, this year ...
  14. Sphere of Influence

    Walk out the front door of Notre Dame’s “Global Gateway” in Rome and you can turn one way for the ancient Colosseum or the other for fourth century churches and catacombs — all within a few blocks. The neighborhood exhibit...
  15. New Faculty Fellows Announced

    The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies announces the appointment of two new faculty fellows:  John F. Sherry,Jr. is the Raymond W. & Kenneth G. Herrick Professor of Marketing, Chair of the Marketing Department and concurren...
  16. Notre Dame Scholars Contribute to Annual ACIS Conference

    The American Conference for Irish Studies recently completed its annual conference.  Taking place June 11-14, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland the conference featured numerous Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies faculty fellows, graduate stude...