Irish Studies

In March of 2012, with the support of the Rochester-Waterford Sister Cities Golf Tournament Committee, St. John Fisher College established a new interdisciplinary Irish Studies Program in the School of Arts and Sciences that has begun offering students the opportunity to explore the literary, social, political, religious, and cultural traditions of Ireland’s past and present.

Program Benefits

  • Strengthen the ties between St. John Fisher College and the City of Waterford, Ireland (Rochester’s Sister City) as well as other cities in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
  • Expand students' knowledge of Ireland from a multidisciplinary perspective.
  • Promote the history and culture of Ireland, both of the past and present.
  • Foster scholarship in the field of Irish Studies.

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Irish Studies News

 

Bain Travels to Ireland

06/27/2014

President Bain recently returned from a trip to Ireland with stops in Waterford and Galway where he met with college officials at the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), Waterford politicians, and members of the Waterford Rochester Sister Cities Golf Tournament committee. Read More

 

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