Notre Dame Kylemore is where the Notre Dame family and the wider Irish community engage in meaningful and authentic ways. Together with our local partners we strive to provide multi-disciplinary programming for leaders, thinkers, and creators with a focus on nourishing mind, body, and spirit.

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Residency Programmes

Notre Dame Kylemore offers a wide range of residency programs providing an opportunity to work on original ideas that require time and space to incubate and develop. These programs offer writers, musicians, academics, artists, researchers, policymakers, and practitioners an ideal environment for focused, goal-oriented work and help to foster new collaborations across art forms, disciplines, and international boundaries, promoting both local and international endeavors.

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Inspirational Leadership at Kylemore

This integral leadership sojourn is a five-day fully immersive residential programme for the experienced leader seeking a new perspective in business addressing the challenges of a highly complex and competitive work environment. Ideal for those senior leaders who seek to gain immeasurable insight to address the pressing demands of leading. Learn from world-class faculty, a personal executive coach, and an international network of your peers in this unique experience. 

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Imagallamh: the Kylemore Summer School in Irish Studies

Adopting a flexible approach to Irish Studies, this seminar is less constrained by the firmness of institutional boundaries and disciplinary consolidation.

Fighting Irish, Fighting Cancer: University of Galway signs cancer research agreement with ND

Cancer researchers at the University of Galway and Notre Dame’s Harper Cancer Research Institute have come together to establish the Biseach Initiative

1919 first transatlantic flight landed in Connemara

6 acres total area of the Victorian Walled Garden at Kylemore

Top 5 Galway is listed in Lonely Planet's top cities to visit

542 different species of flora and fauna in Connemara National Park