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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
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
07 Sep

Engaging Communities with Archives: Video as a tool for activism, advocacy, and archival work

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) are hosting a collaborative webinar exploring archival initiatives that seek to engage communities with archives. 

17 Sep

Dublin in the Archives – digital collections exploring the city and county

Culture night event aimed at researchers, historians, archivists, librarians, cultural heritage enthusiasts, and anybody interested in learning more about the digital record of Dublin’s social, cultural, and historical...

Digital Repository of Ireland
17 Sep

Shelfmarks

Join us for a special Culture Night episode of Shelfmarks, which is a podcast series looking at Irish nature writing from our podcaster-in-residence Zoë Comyns.

Publications
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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