Notre Dame Traditions

Irish Traditions: Interhall Football

There’s nothing better to do on a Sunday than watch some really intense college football action. Wait, what? No, that wasn’t a mistake. At the University of Notre Dame, football ...

Irish Traditions: Dillon Hall Pep Rally

There are a lot of pep rallies held at Notre Dame, but one in particular stands out each and every year: the Dillon Hall Pep Rally. The Dillon Hall Pep Rally ...

Irish Traditions: Notre Dame Player Walk

One of the most anticipated events on Notre Dame’s campus on a football weekend is the walk the players take on Saturday morning, following Mass, to the stadium. The original football ...

Irish Traditions: Midnight Drummer’s Circle

One of the best things about Notre Dame football traditions is that they happen at all times of the day – and night. In fact, one of the biggest events, and ...

Irish Traditions: Trumpets Under the Dome

This is my new series featuring the background on some of the most storied Notre Dame traditions. Some will be well-known fan-favorites, and others will seem a little more obscure. For ...