Vol. 1 No.5

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Knute Rockne (1888-1931).

Reflections will feature excerpts from books with stories and memoirs about Notre Dame.

Reflections From The Dome will feature an excerpt from Jerry Brondfield's excellent bio of Rockne.  It's a chapter called The Flight of NC-999 and it's an account of his fateful last flight.

We also have never before published photographs of the crash site.

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Irish Legends will feature monthly excerpts from Out of Bounds, the anecdotal history of Notre Dame football. They are reprinted here with the permission of authors Larry Weaver and Mike Bonifer.

This edition of Out of Bounds is a fascinating account of Rockne's last trip to California to play the highly touted and favored Trojans. This was his last game.

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Shenanigans will feature humorous stories from the gridiron and campus.

Knute Rockne's wit and humor was one of his most endearing qualities.   Here are some of our favorite stories and epigrams

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Campus Life will feature inspirational stories from the past and present about the spirit of the Notre Dame community.

In this edition of Campus Life, a fun story about Rockne, acorns, and Brother Gorch.

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Letters from the Notre Dame family. We welcome you to send letters about your experiences and reminiscences about Notre Dame. If you would like to contribute a story for any of the headings on this page please use the email link letters@irishlegends.com for your submission.

Click here to read Irish Legends Letters


To view previous volumes of Reflections of the Dome select the desired volumes from below:

Vol.1 No. 1 September 1998

Vol.1 No. 2 October 1998

Vol.1 No. 3 November 1998

Vol.1 No. 4 January 1999