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08 November 2019

‘Irish-language literature in Europe: a survey of translations and reception patterns in continental countries’

Presentations and a panel discussion with the co-editors and two co-authors of a chapter in the RIA'S recently published Ireland in the European Eye, on the topic of communication across languages,...

Publications, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Irish Language, Literature and Celtic Cultures Committee, Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee
15 November 2019

French Turkeys and Roof-Holes: What Words Reveal – Medieval Ireland and the Outside World

With the authors of A history of Ireland in 100 words. A workshop for students as well as adults.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge
15 November 2019

Writing the Script: Letters and Literacy in Medieval Ireland

With the authors of A history of Ireland in 100 words, published by the Royal Irish Academy, and calligrapher Timothy O’Neill. 

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge
01 February 2020

A celebration of Irish women

An exhibition running from St Brigid’s Day to International Women’s Day

Publications, 1916 Centenary, Exhibition
04 March 2020

'A history of Ireland in 100 words' authors in conversation with Alan Titley

Celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge in partnership with Dublin City Council.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge
06 April 2020

Online exhibition: A history of Ireland in 10 words

Enjoy our online exhibition based on the book A history of Ireland in 100 words to inspire fresh interest in the Irish language by revealing connections between words we still use and words used in a bygone...

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Irish Language, Literature and Celtic Cultures Committee, Exhibition
28 June 2020

Online exhibition: Catching the worm

Enjoy our online exhibition based on Catching the worm, the memoir of William C. Campbell, Ireland's only Nobel prizewinner for Medicine.

Publications, Exhibition
28 June 2020

Nobel laureate William C. Campbell in conversation with Luke O'Neill and Claire O'Connell

William C. Campbell is Ireland's only Nobel Prize winner for Medicine. To mark his 90th birthday we discuss his life and career and the challenges that the world faces as it battles Covid-19.

Publications, Science Committees, Public Lecture
20 July 2020

Online exhibition: Judging Shaw

Enjoy our online exhibition based on Judging Shaw by Fintan O'Toole to inspire fresh interest in Shaw’s life, work and legacy.

Publications, Judging Shaw

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