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30 Mar - 31 Dec

The Cathach of Colum Cille: The story of an ancient Irish manuscript

This year marks the 1500th anniversary of the birth of St Colm Cille. To celebrate, the Royal Irish Academy Library has curated a new online exhibition on the most famous relic associated with the saint, the Cathach of...

Library
12 Jun - 16 Jun

NORF, FAIRsFAIR and EOSC Synergy Data Steward Instructor Training

Three-day workshop on the 12, 14 and 16 of July 2021 to support the development of data stewardship skills.

Digital Repository of Ireland
17 Jun

'The Nuremberg Trials at 75: histories, legacies, lessons'

A keynote lecture by Philippe Sands followed by a multidisciplinary panel discussion and questions from the online audience.

19 Jun

Grangegorman Histories and Stoneybatter festival present ‘Meetings with Ivor’: A special screening and interview with Ivor Browne

'Meetings with Ivor’ is a 2017 documentary by Alan Gilsenan on the life and work of psychiatrist, Ivor Browne, Medical Superintendent, St Brendan’s Hospital, Grangegorman for three decades from 1966.

08 Jul

How linguistics can help the historian, with Anthony Harvey and Dónal Byrne

Join RTÉ’s Dónal Byrne in conversation with RIA author Anthony Harvey to celebrate the launch of How linguistics can help the historian

Publications
25 Aug - 06 Oct

Colum Cille 1500: Téacsanna agus Traidisiúin / Columba 1500: Texts and Traditions

Library Lunchtime Lecture Series, in collaboration with Coiste Léann na Gaeilge, Litríocht na Gaeilge agus na gCultúr Ceilteach, celebrating the 1500th anniversary of the birth of St Colum Cille. 

Library
01 May

IHTA Seminar 2022

Next year's Irish Historic Towns Atlas seminar will take place next May 2022.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Seminar

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