Academy in the News


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

11 June 2015 4:16 news

Winners of US-Ireland innovation award announced

Xilinx Ireland, Alimentary Health and Dublin City University named overall winners of the Research Innovation Awards.

11 June 2015 4:09 news

100 Artworks: The first 30. Which is your favourite? Tell us and win

The competition: Which is the greatest of the works published so far in this series? Write to us about one of them, explaining in no more than 300 words why it’s your favourite, and what it says about modern Ireland

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