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The Book of Ballymote and the Royal Irish Academy, 1785-2015
Online exhibition looking at some of the scholarly works undertaken on the Book of Ballymote an iconic and hugely important 14th century Irihs manuscript.
Gaelic Medical Manuscripts from the Academy collections
Online exhibition highlighting a lesser known aspect of medieval Irish society and the range of medical learning to which Irish doctors had access and which they made their own.
UN60: Éire ag na Náisiúin Aontaithe / Ireland at the United Nations, 1955-2015
An exhibition looking back at Ireland’s 60-year membership of the UN
Library Lunchtime Lecture: Dr Michael Kennedy, '''Follow an independent line": how United Nations membership transformed Irish foreign policy'.
Lecture reflecting upon Ireland's membership of the UN since 1955.
'From Dublin Westward: Petrie, Clonmacnoise and Aran'
Library Lunchtime Lecture by Professor Tom Dunne.
Views of Dublin: original watercolours by George Petrie, MRIA, 1790-1866
An exhibition of Petrie's framed original views of Dublin.
Intellectual life in Ireland, 1910-1920
An exhibition exploring aspects of Intellectual Life in Ireland, 1910-1920, through the prism of the Academy collections.
‘Douglas Hyde’s ideology of de-anglicising the Irish nation: inspiration, input and impact, 1874–1922’
Library Lunchtime Lecture by Professor Liam Mac Mathúna
'Prof. Eleanor Knott (1886-1975): Irish scholar and lexicographer'
Library Lunchtime Lecture by Chantal Kobel
Inspiring Ireland 1916 at RTÉ's 'Reflecting the Rising'
'Pop-up' talks by historians and digital heritage experts and guided site demonstrations showcasing 1916-themed exhibitions in the Digital Repository of Ireland's multiple award-winning project Inspiring Ireland.