Academy in the News


24 August 2015 4:49 news

Why should part-time students have to pay fees that full-timers do not?

President of the Royal Irish Academy, Professor Mary Daly has penned an Opinion piece for the on why Part-time students should not be treated differently from their Full-time counterparts

19 August 2015 11:47 news

Exclusion of part-time students from free fees scheme challenged

As CAO offers come out, RIA says it’s unfair 20,000 students aren’t eligible for grants.

29 July 2015 10:15 news

Peter Mooney Obituary - Irish Times

Naturally gifted radio producer with a strong social conscience Peter Mooney: November 18th, 1949 – May 19th, 2015.

29 July 2015 10:04 news

International Mathematical Olympiad 2015

Team Ireland were delighted with their results and particularly happy that three of their students won Honourable Mentions.

18 June 2015 10:53 news

Statement by the Royal Irish Academy on Safeguarding Ireland's Cultural Heritage

Statement by the Royal Irish Academy on Safeguarding Ireland's Cultural Heritage on the occasion of public discussion surrounding the sale of paintings by the Alfred Beit Foundation.

11 June 2015 4:37 news

The City Mapped - Patrick Duffy

The Dublin Review of Books reviewed Irish Historic Towns Atlas, No 26, Dublin, Part III, 1756 to 1847 and Dublin 1847: City of the Ordnance Survey, by Frank Cullen

11 June 2015 4:34 news

Young Ireland: how its writing of Irish history led to the making of history

James Quinn, from the Dictionary of Irish Biography ( and author of Young Ireland and the Writing of Irish History, discusses how the writing of Irish History led to the making of history.

11 June 2015 4:30 news

Ibec pushing for more visionary science policy

Ibec warns that the pipeline of discoveries as they move towards commercialisation will dry up without more blue-skies activity and also wants to see the establishment of a body independent of government to watch how we invest State funding in research.

11 June 2015 4:25 news

Funding doubts causing university ‘brain drain’ - RIA president

The Irish Times covered our 2015 Admittance Day ceremony.

11 June 2015 4:19 news

Awards show benefit of US investment in Irish innovation

US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards recognise excellent research being done

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