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In Memoriam: Seamus Heaney

On Friday, August 30th, 2013, we were saddened to hear of the passing of Irish poet Seamus Heaney.  Heaney was the eldest child of nine born to a farming family in County Derry, Northern Ireland. He won a scholarship to … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Irish Studies: Peter Fallon, Visiting Scholar 2012 – 2013

Peter Fallon, poet and publisher, is the John J. Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies for the 2012-2013 academic year.  Fallon lives in Loughcrew, County Meath, Ireland.  He is an Honors Graduate of Trinity College, Dublin.  The Center for Irish … Continue reading

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