The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann champions research. We identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. We support scholarship and promote awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. We believe that good research needs to be promoted, sustained and communicated. The Academy is run by a Council of its members. Membership is by election and considered the highest academic honour in Ireland.

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07 Feb - 21 Apr

Culture and citizenship - Prof Tomás Ó Máille (1880-1938)

Irish scholar Tomás Ó Máille is celebrated with focus on his recordings of folklore, song, and dialects of Irish speakers.

20 Feb

The Fiscal Social Contract: How Taxation can be Applied as a Tool for Social Good in Irish Society

Can taxation be a tool for social good? 

Policy and International Relations
23 Feb

The crossover book: writing research for the general public

Join us for an engaging conversation with established authors and industry professionals.

24 Feb

Sign Languages on the Island of Ireland: Recognition and Human Rights

A conference bringing together policy makers, academics, community leaders and civil servants to evaluate how sign language legislation translates into practice.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee
28 Feb

Presidential Discourse: The Critical University

President of the RIA, Dr Mary Canning in conversation with Prof Brian MacCraith MRIA

Membership, Discourse Series
01 Mar

In Conversation with the RIA Hamilton lecturer

Join us on RIA Hamilton Day when Dr Rachel Quinlan will be In Conversation with 2022 guest speaker Professor Avi Wigderson.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day
01 Mar

Hamilton Day Lecture 2022

We are delighted to announce that our 2022 Annual Hamilton lecture that was postponed will now take place in the Royal Irish Academy on Wednesday, 1 March 2023.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day
03 Mar

The Future of Cross Border Co-operation in the Arts - What next?

Panel discussions to build on the 2022 ARINS report

ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South
30 Mar

Academy Discourse: Why are there so few women political leaders?

Academy Discourse exploring female leadership in politics.

Discourse Series, Public Lecture

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