20th Anniversary

Join Dublin Global Gateway in celebrating 20 years of Notre Dame's presence in Ireland!

Monday 13 August to Friday 17 August 2018 (with a day trip and weekend retreat at Kylemore Abbey, Friday 17 to Sunday 19 August).

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Dublin 20th Pic


Each day, Dublin Global Gateway will be hosting events in the morning, afternoon, and evening for alumni and friends of the ND Ireland Programs!

Monday 13/8

  • Morning: Breakfast Buffet and Meet & Greet at O'Connell House (OCH)
  • Afternoon: Meet with the President of Ireland (to be confirmed)
  • Evening: Informal Gathering at the Whelan Residence

O'Connell House Door

Tuesday 14/8

  • Morning: Field Trips to Howth, Boyne Valley, Kilkenny, and Glendalough
  • Afternoon: Time to relax or explore on your own
  • Evening: Perambulation of the Hibernian Metropolis 

Wednesday 15/8

  • Morning: Intellectual Session Panel Discussion at OCH Cultural, Social, and Business
  • Afternoon: Service Project (3 projects with 20 people in each)
  • Evening: Celtic Twilight Concert

Thursday 16/8

  • Morning: Hurling, Tag Rugby, and Golf
  • Afternoon: Mass of Celebration at Newman Church
  • Evening: Gala Dinner at Mansion House (to be confirmed)

Friday 17/8

Beginning Friday 17 August, Alumni are cordially invited to head out west to visit the Notre Dame Centre at Kylemore Abbey! There will be two options: a day trip on Friday or the weekend retreat (Kylemore Sessions).

Kylemore Sessions

The weekend retreat, Kylemore Sessions, is a 3-day gathering that will feature Irish music, both traditional and contemporary, entertainment, culinary food experiences and local activities such hill walking, hiking and overall consideration to the wellness of the mind, body, and spirit. More information coming soon.

Travel and Accommodations

You will be responsible for travel and accommodation arrangements. We have reserved reasonably-priced dorm accommodation at University College Dublin. We will supply details of recommended and appropriately located hotels.

After registering your interest and filling out the 'Register' form, we will contact you via dublin@nd.edu to provide a detailed list of accommodation options and travel recommendations. 


Any questions or queries please email dublin@nd.edu.

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