THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

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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The Book of Ballymote

The Book of Ballymote is an iconic and hugely important 14th century Irish manuscript. Since it was presented to the Academy in 1785 many scholars have worked to decipher, disseminate and debate its content and form. This online exhibition takes a look at some of the scholarly works undertaken on the Book of Ballymote.

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