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Department Contact Details

In order to contact the relevant Academy department or section please select the appropriate email from the list below.

General enquiries

Access Officer


Communications and public affairs


See Customer Charter


Data protection

Freedom of information

Facilities and room hire

Finance department

Grants and awards

Human resources and vacancies



Policy and international relations

Publications or an order

Research projects


Find Us

The Royal Irish Academy is open to the public. Access to our Library is strictly by appointment and details of opening hours can be found on the Library Booking page.

Everyone is welcome at the Royal Irish Academy. Why not pay us a visit?


  • By Luas to Dawson Street – One minute’s walk from the Academy.
  • By DART – Pearse Station is a ten-minute walk from the Academy.
  • By Bus to St Stephens Green or Nassau Street – Five minutes walk from the Academy.
  • The Aircoach service, which leaves every fifteen minutes from Dublin Airport, stops on Kildare Street which is a 5-minute walk from the Royal Irish Academy. The Aircoach service to Dublin Airport departs from Nassau Street Stop 403 outside Trinity College. Allow an hour for your journey.


Royal Irish Academy,
19 Dawson Street,
Dublin 2,
D02 HH58
Phone: +353 1 6090600

Opening Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 9.00am – 5.30pm
  • Fridays: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Access Officer

The Access Officer is responsible for providing, arranging or co-ordinating assistance to persons with disabilities who wish to access the services provided by RIA. The Access Officer also acts as a point of contact for persons with disabilities who wish to access such services.

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