A conference, "An Domhan a chruthaigh Alan Titley," was recently held in Notre Dame's Kylemore Abbey Global Center. It focused on the writing of novelist and scholar Alan Titley, it was organized by Brian Ó Conchubhair in collaboration with the University of St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto.
Professor Bríona Nic Dhiarmada presented Senator Joe Biden with a special edition of 1916 The Irish Rebellion at a reception for the launch of the Cambridge History of Ireland at the Irish ambassador’s residence in Washington, DC, on September 17th. In a wide-ranging speech, Mr Biden spoke at length of his Irish heritage, which he traces to Co Mayo and Co Louth. He said the unique experience of the Irish in America had passed down a “value set” to Americans.…
John is a law graduate who came top of his class in the BCL (Law and Irish) program in University College Cork in 2015. We are delighted to welcome John to Notre Dame and look forward to working closely with him.
The festschrift for Prof. Chris Fox, founding director of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies and first chair of the Department of Irish Language and Literature, has just been published.
Dr. Liam Mac Amhlaigh of the Department of Modern Irish, Maynooth University, recently paid two visits to the department.
Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant Seaghan Mac an tSionnaigh organized a screening of Pat Collins' Oscar-Nominated film, Song of Granite,
The Irish Language and Literature & Irish Studies Open House was held on March 19th at 8 p.m. in the Sorin Room. Students across campus joined us to lean about all of the different opportunities the department has to offer. Information about majoring or minoring in Irish Language and Literature, studying abroad in Ireland was given by current students and faculty members. …
Clíona Ní Ríordáin, Université la Sorbonne nouvelle Paris 3, and Diarmuid Ó Giolláin with Ambassador Patricia O'Brien, Irish Embassy, Paris, for Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish language week) event, March 12, 2018.
Congratulations to IRLL students Shane Wagy and Michaela Fallon along with team mate Jess Gibson. They are pictured here with Cara Butler following their extraordinary performance onstage with Irish music legends The Chieftains at the Music Centre, Goshen College, on Saturday, March 3.