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The Dublin Global Gateway encourages faculty, staff, and student research projects and provides a hub from which to work throughout the country. Through partnerships and collaboration with Irish universities and historical organizations, the Gateway also can connect researchers with national experts and expertise.

The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies promotes research on all aspects of Irish Studies. The Institute facilitates the examination of cultural, political, musical, religious, economic, historical and anthropological dimensions of Ireland and its people; their faculty and visiting fellows regularly publish in these areas. Additionally, the Institute supports graduate and undergraduate students in their efforts to conduct research and study in Ireland, to learn the Irish language, and to host and attend national and international conferences. 

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Global Gateway Faculty Research Awards

The Global Gateway Faculty Research Awards (GGFRA) is funded by Notre Dame International and Notre Dame Research and provide annual funding up to $50,000 USD to support faculty research and fellowships. The grants are open to full-time, regular faculty from all colleges, schools, and fields of discipline. The purpose of the grant is to support internationally significant individual faculty research projects and/or collaborations with locally-based research academies, universities, or research groups. 

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Keough-Naughton Library Research Award in Irish Studies

The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies and Notre Dame International are delighted to offer the Keough-Naughton Library Research Award in Irish Studies.

The award provides grant funding for scholars to use the collections of the Hesburgh Libraries for research in Irish studies. The awards are intended to defray the cost of travel and accommodation for research visits of one to three weeks in duration. The value of these awards is from $1,500 to $4,000. In this initial year, the selection committee anticipates granting two awards. Awardees may be established scholars, graduate students or postdoctoral scholars. Applications from international locations are encouraged. An important consideration will be the relevance of the Hesburgh Library collections to the proposed research project.

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