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09 Mar - 23 Dec

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
06 Apr - 31 Dec

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 Jun - 15 Nov

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
20 Jul - 02 Nov

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
02 Sep - 31 Oct

'A history of Ireland in 10 words' exhibition

Remember our touring exhibition that had to be stored away for lockdown? You can now view it at dlr LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Exhibition
01 Oct - 27 Nov

'A history of Ireland in 10 words' exhibition

Visit our touring exhibition based on the award-winning book A history of Ireland in 100 words at the Linen Hall Library, Belfast.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge
29 Oct

Publishing GLAM data as FAIR data

DRI and RDA Ireland, with the support of Europeana Research will explore the benefits of publishing Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums (GLAM) data as FAIR data and will address questions about how this can...

Digital Repository of Ireland
29 Oct

'Cultural heritage and recent armed conflicts'

Academy Discourse by international cultural heritage expert Dr Mounir Bouchenaki sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran.

Membership, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee, Standing Committee for Archaeology, Discourse Series, Public Lecture
30 Oct

Apple-tricks and summer-set: Irish words and stories of Hallowe'en

Join the authors of A History of Ireland in 100 Words for a virtual gathering with a Hallowe'en theme.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge
02 Nov

Shaw talk: Shaw and Legacy

Celebrating the launch of a special issue to mark 40 years of the Journal of Bernard Shaw Studies: SHAW 40.2 on 'Shaw and Legacy' .

Publications, Judging Shaw


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