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

Educational Resources

The Royal Irish Academy has developed resources that are of use in the classroom. The goal is to motivate and inspire primary, second level and third level students on the island of Ireland. Each of the links below will bring you to a page that describes the resource, whether that is free access to Art and Architecture of Ireland and the Dictionary of Irish Biography, or the curriculum-linked lesson plans that can be found on the pages for A history of Ireland in 100 wordsA history of Ireland in 100 objectsJudging Dev, Ireland 1922 (forthcoming), Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, or the Irish Historic Towns Atlas.

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Curriculum linked primary and post-primary lesson plans

A history of Ireland in 100 objects »

Resources on the Vikings, words, women and Ireland

A history of Ireland in 100 words »

The 5 volume reference work is freely available to schools in Ireland

Art and Architecture of Ireland »

Over 10,000 articles freely available to Irish secondary schools

Dictionary of Irish Biography »

Access to a wealth of Ireland’s humanities and social sciences data

Digital Repository of Ireland »

Explore our online archive and dedicated educational resources

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy »

Access to the Atlas series online, GIS prototypes and additional resources

Irish Historic Towns Atlas »

See Later Modern Ireland Resource pack in 'Downloads' and listen to the radio series

Judging Dev »

Coming soon!

Ireland 1922 »

Further resources

The Academy runs public lectures and events to which teachers and students are always welcome. You can get in touch via email at info@ria.ie in advance to check if the speaker will be delivering a talk that is suited to the students.