Academy in the News


17 December 2014 4:50 news

Mary E Daly makes history - Good year/bad year: 2014 in education from Irish Times

Mary E Daly PRIA's election as the first female President of the Royal Irish Academy has made it into the Irish Times highlights in education for 2014.

11 December 2014 4:08 news

Judging WT Cosgrave launched - Sunday Independent

Enda Kenny's speech at the launch of Michael Laffan's new book on WT Cosgrave signals that the ownership of 1916 can be shared and marked an assertion of Fine Gael's right to the legacy of the Rising, says Ronan Fanning.

27 November 2014 4:12 news

Glimpses of Ulster's past

A new book based on 19th century Ordnance Survey reports shines a light on the Ulster counties in the decade before the Famine.

26 November 2014 3:32 news

Art and Architecture reviewed in the Sunday Business Post

A hugely ambitious new publication, Art and Architecture of Ireland, spans 1,600 years in five volumes and presents the Irish arts in all their variety and splendour, writes Ros Drinkwater.

26 November 2014 12:49 news

Belfast launch of Art & Architecture of Ireland in Ulster Tatler

The deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA and Belfast Lord Mayor, Councillor Nichola Mallon join RIA President Mary Daly launch the five volumes of Art & Architecture of Ireland in Belfast City Hall on Monday 17 November.

26 November 2014 12:36 news

Rachel Moss and Catherine Marshall in the Irish Times Magazine

''First Encounters' traces the friendship of two 'Art & Architecture of Ireland' editors back to the late 1980's in Trinity College Dublin.

26 November 2014 12:17 news

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1918 - ‘Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach’

Pádraic Ó Conaire's collection of stories set around the Easter Rising traces the shift in attitudes among Irish people that resulted in Sinn Féin’s stunning electoral success later that year.

26 November 2014 11:11 news

IHTA, no. 26, Dublin, part III, 1756 to 1847 Launch Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle spoke about his love of maps and of Dublin at the launch of Irish Historic Towns Atlas, no. 26 Dublin, part III, 1756 to 1847 by Rob Goodbody in the Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2 on 6 November 2014. .

20 November 2014 11:50 news

New York Times on John Bell's Theorem

Fifty years ago this month, the Irish physicist John Stewart Bell submitted a short, quirky article to a fly-by-night journal titled Physics, Physique, Fizika. Today it is among the most frequently cited physics articles of all time.

20 November 2014 11:42 news

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks:1917 - Men of the West

Limerick-born artist Seán Keating despised modernist art and returned in 1916 to make his career in Ireland after working in London with the renowned Irish portrait painter William Orpen.

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