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Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant

Author: Mary Jo Young

IRLL Welcomes Caroline Gallagher, our Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant for 2019-2020 Caroline is from the Erris Gaeltacht in County Mayo.                                                                                                       She has spent the past two years promoting and teaching the Irish language with Gaelchultúr in Dublin. She has also instructed Irish language classes to undergraduate students at University College Dublin, where she obtained a first-class MA degree in Irish Writing and Communications. Her other studies include a B.A. in Irish and English from Dublin City University. She also got the opportunity to spend a year studying Communications and Finnish at the University of …

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Peter McQuillan - 25 Years

Author: Mary Jo Young

Professor Peter McQuillan  The Department of Irish Language and Literature congratulates Professor Peter McQuillan on 25 years' service to Notre Dame. Peter holds a B.A. and M.A. from University College, Dublin. He went on to Harvard where he took his Ph.D. and he subsequently held the Sir John Rhys Studentship in Celtic Studies at Jesus College, Oxford University." …

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2019 Four Courts Press Michael Adams Prize Winner

Author: Mary Jo Young

 IRLL Congratulates Amy Mulligan    IRLL Assistant Professor Amy Mulligan is the winner of the 2019 Four Courts Press Michael Adams Prize.       THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR IRISH MEDIEVAL STUDIES AN CUMANN MEIRICEÁNACH UM LÉANN NA MEÁNAOISE ÉIREANNAÍ http://www.asims.org/ _______________________________________________________ …

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Theology, studio art, and Irish studies come together in undergraduate’s creative research project on Ireland’s holy wells

Author: Hailey Oppenlander

Junior Anja Renkes will bring her three academic disciplines together in an international research experience this summer at the Dublin Global Gateway in the Irish Internship Program. She plans to create paintings of Ireland’s holy wells — small springs with devotional significance — that capture the area’s landscape as pure gift from God.

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Majors/Minors Night

Author: Irish Club

A night where you can talk to professors in the Irish Studies and Irish Language and Literature departments about what classes are being offered in the fall! (and maybe even be convinced to pick up a major or minor!) When: Thursday, April 11 at 5pm.…

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Professor Sarah McKibben Wins an NEH Fellowship for her Research on Bardic Poetry of the 16th and 17th Centuries

Author: Mary Hendriksen

Keough-Naughton Institute Faculty Fellow Sarah McKibben is one of three Notre Dame faculty members to win a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for the 2018 award cycle.  Her research focuses on Irish poets of the 16th and 17th centuries, who composed compelling artistic expressions of praise and warning — as well as satire — in the face of an antagonistic, expanding Tudor-Stuart state.

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