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09 May - 30 Aug

A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine: Paul Strzelecki’s Struggle to Save Thousands

An exhibition by the Polish Embassy in Dublin exploring the fascinating life and achievements of one of the great humanitarians of the nineteenth century.

Library
17 Jun - 23 Dec

Discovering Thomas Moore: Ireland in nineteenth-century Europe

Find out more about Moore! A new exhibition at the Royal Irish Academy Library, in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast.

Library, Exhibition
19 Aug - 23 Aug

Heritage Week

Visit Academy House during Heritage Week, we have lots going on ...

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
23 Aug

Collecting history: A tour of Academy House & Library

This Heritage Week take a tour of the Royal Irish Academy and learn about the dedicated collectors of past times who helped build up its unique Library collections. 

Library
20 Sep

Culture Night

Visit us on Culture Night, we have lots in store ...

Library, Publications, Digital Repository of Ireland, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Exhibition
09 Oct

Re-imagining Moore

Professor Harry White, MRIA, will give the first lecture in our series on 'Discovering Thomas Moore'.

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
30 Oct

Thomas Moore in Paris

Dr Tríona O'Hanlon will give the second lecture in our series on 'Discovering Thomas Moore'.

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
06 Nov

Genius of the East? Moore's Orientalism

Dr Daniel Roberts will give the third lecture in our series on 'Discovering Thomas Moore'.

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
13 Nov

Sentiment and song in Moore's Irish melodies and Lalla Rookh

Dr Sarah McCleave will give the fourth lecture in our series on 'Discovering Thomas Moore'.

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
20 Nov

The politicization of the harp through Moore's Irish melodies

Professor Úna Hunt will give the fifth and final lecture in our series on 'Discovering Thomas Moore'.

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition

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