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The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann champions research. We identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. We support scholarship and promote awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. We believe that good research needs to be promoted, sustained and communicated. The Academy is run by a Council of its members. Membership is by election and considered the highest Academic honour in Ireland.

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News

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Éire signs and the 'Emergency'
08 August 2018

The recent hot weather saw a number of archaeological remains come to light across the country, but a gorse fire on Bray Head revealed a remnant of the more recent past: a World War Two vintage 'Éire' sign.

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Miss Edgeworth advises …
24 July 2018

Second in our Blog post series on the five Honorary Members featured in our exhibition 'Prodigies of learning: Academy women in the nineteenth century.'  This month we look at Maria Edgeworth,...

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Events

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Judging Redmond and Carson keynote
From: Friday, 17 August 2018
To: Friday, 17 August 2018

Professor Alvin Jackson will open the West Cork History Festival with a keynote address on Carson & Redmond. 

Heritage Week 2018
From: Monday, 20 August 2018
To: Friday, 24 August 2018

Visit Academy House during Heritage Week for tours of the building, a Lunchtime Lecture on Robert Boyle and an exhibition on Academy women in the nineteenth century

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