THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

Cuireann Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann an taighde chun cinn. Tugaimid aitheantas do scoth taighdeoirí na hÉireann. Tugaimid tacaíocht don scoláireacht agus cuirimid an pobal ar an eolas faoin leas atá le baint as an eolaíocht agus as na daonnachtaí. Creidimid gur gá an dea-thaighde a chur chun cinn, a chothú agus a chur in iúl don phobal. Comhairle dá chuid ball a reachtálann an tAcadamh. Déantar baill a thoghadh agus meastar gurb é an gradam acadúil is airde in Éirinn é.

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Facilities and Room Hire

Is foirgneamh breá brící dearga é Teach an Acadaimh a tógadh c.1756, agus é ceithre sheomra ar leithead le ceithre hurlár os ceann an íoslaigh. San fhoirgneamh seo tá an leabharlann, na hoifigí riaracháin agus seomraí cruinnithe Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann. Tugann an tAcadamh cead d'fhorais seachtracha na seomraí seo a úsáid nuair nach bhfuil a chuid imeachtaí féin ag teacht salach. Tá mionsonraí na seomraí ar fáil thíos.

The Meeting Room

Designed by Frederick Villiers Clarendon as a library, the space was modelled on the Great Hall at Euston Station, London which was later demolished in 1962, with two tiers of bookcases which were part of the architect’s design. Some of the benches came from the Parliament building after the Irish Parliament was abolished in 1800. Up to 110 people lecture style, equipped with projector with long throw lens and screen, second screen for overhead projector. Podium with microphone, 4 additional wired microphones on platform at front of room. Two roving microphones and lapel microphone available.

The Members Room

The front reception room is part of the original 1750s with tall sash windows. During the 1798 rebellion this room was used as a surgery. A popular room for small launches with podium and sound, it can accommodate up to 60 people for a reception or 30 people lecture style or up to 20 people boardroom style. The Members Room can link to The Council Room when the doors between are opened, in this room are the books of the 19th century poet Thomas Moore. This room can hold up to 20 people boardroom style and is often used for launches/receptions with the Members Room and together they can hold 110.

The Gold Room

This is a small boardroom which holds up to 10 people on the first floor of the building looking onto Dawson Street.

The normal Academy working day is 9.30-5.30. Evenings are 5.30-8.30.

Room Hire Charges Working Day/Evening

  • Meeting Room €1250/€775
  • Members' Room €600/€375
  • Council Room €600/€375
  • Council & Members' €900/€575
  • Gold Room €500/€375

Click here to read our Room Rental Policy. For further information regarding the Academy & its facilities please contact Hugh Shiels on 01-6090600 or email facilities@ria.ie or fill out the contact form below.

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