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19 February 2020

‘The three Aristotles of James Joyce’

A free lunchtime lecture by Fran O’Rourke, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, UCD. Followed by a recital of Irish songs from the works of James Joyce with accompaniment by guitarist John Feeley.

Library, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee, Public Lecture
26 February 2020

‘An English take on an Irish Character: John Henry Newman’s Irish printing-type’

Library Lunchtime Lecture by Dr Dermot McGuinne

Library, Public Lecture
09 March 2020

Online exhibition: Creative women of Ireland: artists and writers from the archives

Online exhibition: From little known artists to well-established writers, this exhibition turns the spotlight on creative women from the Academy’s archives.

Library, Exhibition
11 March 2020

Nuala and her sisters: the daughters of Aodh Ó Domhnaill and An Iníon Dubh

Library Lunchtime Lecture series 'Sisters II'. Dr Pádraig Ó Macháin, Professor of Modern Irish, UCC, will give the first lecture in this new series.

Library, Public Lecture
20 June 2020

Aon amharc ar Éirinn: Gaelic families and their manuscripts

Online exhibition exploring the themes of memory and narrative of Irish history, poetry, law, medicine and religion, as well as the stories of those who made these great books of Ireland.  

Library, Exhibition

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