Breándan Ó Buachalla, an Appreciation


Location: DeBartolo Hall, Room 102

Breándan Ó Buachalla was the Thomas J. and Kathleen O’Donnell Professor in the department of Irish Language and Literature at the University of Notre Dame. He passed away on May 25, 2010.

A member of the Notre Dame faculty since 2002, Ó Buachalla was the world’s most authoritative scholar on the literature and ideology of early modern Ireland and the author of numerous books and articles on the impact of the counter-reformation on Irish political thought, early modern historiography, linguistics, Gaelic poetry, and the cult of the Stuarts in Irish literature.

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