East and West: Notre Dame in Ireland

Author: Office of Brand Content

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The University’s relationship with Ireland can be traced to its very founding, when seven Irish brothers and religious traveled with French priest Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C., to South Bend in the cold Indiana November of 1842. A more formal presence was established in Ireland in 1998, buoyed by some name recognition from a football game played in Dublin’s Croke Park stadium two years prior. 

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Originally published by Office of Strategic Content at news.nd.edu on March 03, 2023.

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