Academy in the News


21 August 2014 3:03 news

Commemorating the first anniversary of Seamus Heaney MRIA 1939-2013

The Academy mourns the passing of Seamus Heaney. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis. We remember his very generous contribution to the life of the Academy.

22 July 2014 11:07 news

Guidebook by Aran expert explores mysteries of Dún Aonghasa’s past.

Author says hillfort residents had their own thriving bronze casting industry.

19 June 2014 4:10 news

Dating Hammurabi, the sixth king of Babylon

How could figuring out when an ancient king lived have a role in our understanding of climate change?


19 June 2014 11:59 news

Women Invent: 100 top women in science, technology, engineering and maths

Sandra Collins, DRI Director has made the top 100 women in STEM list.

16 June 2014 12:44 news

Fraudulent research claims show crucial need for policy

Find out why we need a national policy statement on ensuring research integrity in Ireland.

16 June 2014 10:37 news

Geriatrician admitted to Royal Irish Academy

Leading geriatrician Prof Rose Anne Kenny was recently admitted to membership of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA).

11 June 2014 4:13 news

RIA Discourse at the University of Limerick

On 6 June, Professor Richard Bellamy presented a Discourse entitled 'International Human Rights and Democratic Public Ethics'.

30 May 2014 10:36 news

New Members of Royal Irish Academy Announced

Today (4pm, 30 May), the Royal Irish Academy admitted fifteen new members, continuing a 229-year tradition of recognising outstanding achievement in the world of learning.

08 May 2014 11:32 news

Academy Gold Medals

Taoiseach presents medals for major contribution to scientific research

30 April 2014 2:47 news

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