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

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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Royal Irish Academy Represented on the ALLEA Board

Monday, 11 June 2018

Professor Luke Drury MRIA was recently elected to the ALLEA Board at ALLEA's 19th General Assembly at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Member Profile: Claire Connolly

Saturday, 9 June 2018

Claire Connolly, award winning author, has been admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

Membership

The tercentenary of the 1718 migration from Ulster

Friday, 8 June 2018

The 1718 emigration is one of the earliest known planned group migrations from Ireland. Migrants from the Bann valley founded towns in New England.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Member Profile: Padraig Carmody

Friday, 8 June 2018

Padraig Carmody, Geographer and Author, was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

Membership

Member Profile: Stephen Buckley

Thursday, 7 June 2018

Stephen Buckley, Mathematician was admitted into the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018

Membership

Member Profile: Fran Brearton

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Fran Brearton, author and Professor of Modern Poetry, was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

Membership

Member Profile: Eleanor Maguire

Friday, 1 June 2018

Dublin born neuroscientist Professor Eleanor Maguire was admitted as an Honorary Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

Membership

Dr Orlaigh Quinn Women in leadership Masterclass

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Dr Orlaigh Quinn gave the fourth in our Women in Leadership Series, that sees ouststanding women leaders share their experiences with the next generation of female leaders to inspire, motivate and mentor.

Public Engagement, Masterclass Series, Women in Leadership

Member Profile: France A. Cordova

Thursday, 31 May 2018

France A. Cordova, an astrophysicist, was admitted as an Honorary Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

Membership

Irish United-man in Europe

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

On 29 May 1968 Shay Brennan, Tony Dunne and George Best (1946–2005) became the first Irishmen to win a European Champions Cup winners medal ... read the DIB entry on Shay Brennan, By Dr Jim Shanahan, below.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

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