Academy in the News


24 October 2014 11:45 news

Hamilton Day 16 October 2014

With the support of Arup and the Irish Times, the Royal Irish Academy once again honoured the great Irish Scientist, William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865).

22 October 2014 3:41 news

Launch of "Judging W.T. Cosgrave"

Liam Cosgrave and Taoiseach Enda Kenny launch 'Judging W.T. Cosgrave' by Michael Laffan at RIA on Tuesday 21st October.

22 October 2014 3:32 news

Michael Laffan and Liam Cosgrave on Today with Sean O'Rourke Show

Following the launch of 'Judging W.T. Cosgrave', author Michael Laffan talks to Sean O' Rourke, with inserts from David Mc Cullough's interview with Liam Cosgrave at RIA earlier in the week.

10 October 2014 4:11 news

"Nobel" Prize in geography for Prof Anne Buttimer

Professor Anne Buttimer (UCD) has been awarded the prestigious Vautrin Lud Prize, considered the 'Nobel' of geography, at the International Festival of Geography on October 5th, 2014.

09 October 2014 11:01 news

Is our budget strategy in tune with the Constitution?

Spatial Justice and the Irish Crisis editor Gerry Kearns in the Irish Times.

02 October 2014 4:28 news

A far cry from the Smiddy days of Irish diplomacy.

Professor Timothy Smiddy was the first envoy and fiscal agent of Dáil Éireann to the US.

02 October 2014 10:00 news

Professor Ronan Fanning challenges John Bruton over necessity for 1916 Rising.

Ronan Fanning said British government’s inept behaviour encouraged violence.

01 October 2014 4:26 news

Cartographer Tim Robinson honoured in 'Connemara and Elsewhere'

Connemara-based cartographer and writer Tim Robinson is honoured for his “unique contribution to Irish literature and landscape” with a series of events involving NUI Galway and the Royal Irish Academy.

25 September 2014 4:22 news

Professor John Mc Neill says scientists hope to reverse damage to the planet

Human influence on our world over the past century has been so profound that it has changed the physical make-up of the planet, according to Professor John Mc Neill

25 September 2014 4:13 news

Scottish politics expert Michael Keating on RTE News

In advance of the 'The Scottish Referendum - Different roads to the same place’ lecture at RIA on September 8th, Professor Michael Keating spoke to Fiona Mitchell on RTE News

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