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    Enter At Our Own Risk

    Let’s face it, in my lexicon, “excellence” is to “Ann Arbor” as “taste” is to “Kardashian”. Unless we’re talking about things like this or this or this, of course … one must recognize facts when they’re presented, after all.

    But today my hat must tip, because this morning I read an article in the Ann … ...

    You’ll Never Beat the Irish, ND Style

    08.25.2013 · Posted in News, Notre Dame Football, Notre Dame History

    One of our posters on NDNation undertook a project with the Irish group The Wolfe Tones, and we wanted to share the results with our readership.

    It’s less than a week until kickoff.

    Several years ago, I mentioned to El Kabong the possibility of getting the Wolfe Tones to revise their “You’ll Never Beat the …

    Dublin to Dome

    12.16.2012 · Posted in -Football News, Notre Dame History

    If you’re still looking for a Christmas gift for the little Irish fan in your life, the latest chapter of Clashmore Mike’s odyssey as Notre Dame’s mascot makes a perfect (large) stocking-stuffer. Sitting in “retirement” in his village, the young pup reflects on how he became the mascot of the Fighting Irish, including standing ...

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    Mooching Off Continuity

    12.11.2012 · Posted in News, Notre Dame Alumni, Notre Dame History

    In the middle of a joyous Christmas (and Notre Dame football) season, I got sad news yesterday. An email from a fellow Cavanaugh Hall alumnus told me that Fr. Matt “Mooch” Miceli, our long-time rector and happy curmudgeon, had died peacefully at the age of 89.

    Like Notre Dame football, Mooch tended to be a ...

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