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15 Aug

Irish Historic Towns Atlas Westport: Tour & Talk

As part of Heritage Week 2022, the Irish Historic Towns Atlas will be in Westport as part of the Westport Historical Society Walking Tour and Talk. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture
17 Aug

Sisters II lunchtime lecture - The seventeenth-century Boyle sisters and their letters

The Royal Irish Academy Library is delighted to present this Sisters II lunchtime lecture as part of Heritage Week.

Library, Publications
17 Aug

Launch and lecture of IHTA Dungarvan

Published in late 2020, the delayed launch of Irish Historic Towns Atlas no. 30, Dungarvan will take place in Dungarvan Library followed by a lecture by the author, John Martin, as part of Heritage Week 2022. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture
19 Aug

The creation of the Anglo-Treaty Treaty of 1921

Join RIA author John Gibney at this year's Milwaukee Irish Festival

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Public Lecture
20 Aug

The handover of power and the British withdrawal from Ireland, 1922

Join RIA author John Gibney at this year's Milwaukee Irish Festival

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Public Lecture
21 Aug

The occupation of the Irish consulate, New York, 1922

Join RIA author John Gibney at this year's Milwaukee Irish Festival

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Public Lecture
08 Sep

Academy Discourse: 100 years on: Ireland; Finland; New Zealand; Poland - A comparative history

How did the Irish state do in its first 100 years? A comparative panel discussion to examine developments in the context of the Irish state.

Membership, Discourse Series, Public Lecture
22 Sep

Sustainability series: Challenges and Opportunities for Science in Society

Jennifer McElwain MRIA explores past climates, atmospheres and landscapes with fossil plants to inform a sustainable future.

Science Committees, Geosciences and Geographical Sciences Committee
28 Sep

Sisters II - Kate O'Brien and her sisters: archives, fictions and families?

Sisters II celebrates sisterhood by exploring the lives and achievements of four families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life.

Library
06 Oct

Grá ❤️ Dublin Libraries

The Royal Irish Academy Library is delighted to present Grá ❤️ Dublin Libraries as part of the Dublin Festival of History.

Library

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