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Charlemont Grant scheme open to applications

Wednesday, 13 September 2023

The Charlemont Grant scheme is open to early career researchers who wish to undertake short international visits from Ireland for the conduct of primary research in any subject area.

Grants and Awards, Charlemount Grants

A rising tide: women and the natural sciences in nineteenth-century Ireland (Part 2)

Tuesday, 12 September 2023

In this month’s two-part Dictionary of Irish Biography blog, Niav Gallagher highlights the careers of several Irish women who made important contributions to the natural sciences in the nineteenth century, despite the...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

SPUR student, Aoife Murphy in the IHTA

Monday, 11 September 2023

Maynooth University history student, Aoife Murphy, gives an account of her six weeks as a SPUR student in the Irish Historic Towns Atlas programme.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

ARINS podcast 25: ARINS/IT survey - why do we focus on focus groups?

Thursday, 7 September 2023

In this ARINS Podcast hosted by Rory Montgomery, Professor Jennifer Todd from UCD and Professor John Doyle DCU discuss their recent article with co-author Dr Joanne McEvoy (University of Aberdeen) titled 'Time for...

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

'On an equal footing with all: Ireland at the League of Nations, 1923–1946' exhibition and book to mark the end of the Decade of Centenaries

Thursday, 7 September 2023

From September 2023 onwards the National Archives, in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy and the Department of Foreign Affairs, will present an exhibition, with accompanying book, in Dublin, Laois, Geneva and New...

Decade of Centenaries, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Ireland-Scotland bilateral network grants scheme open to applications on the theme of rural, coastal and/or island communities

Wednesday, 6 September 2023

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) and the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), with the support of the Scottish Government Office in Ireland and the Department of Foreign Affairs, are pleased to invite applications for the...

Grants and Awards

A Rising Tide: women and the natural sciences in nineteenth-century Ireland (Part 1)

Tuesday, 5 September 2023

In this month’s Dictionary of Irish Biography blog, Niav Gallagher discusses a group of pioneering Irish woman botanists. Various barriers limited their participation in the natural sciences, yet these intrepid women –...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Autumn Archaeology Grants open, including new Archaeological Archives Research Grants scheme

Monday, 4 September 2023

The RIA, together with the National Monuments Service are delighted to welcome applications for the Archaeology Research Excavation Grants, Archaeology Legacy Grants scheme, Archaeological Research for World Heritage...

Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards, Archaeology Research Excavation Grant

David Stifter MRIA, Professor of Old and Middle Irish

Friday, 1 September 2023

Professor Stifter’s research is part of the effort to bring light into dark periods of human history through the study of historical and prehistoric stages of languages.

Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Culture Night: Pop-up bookshop

Tuesday, 29 August 2023

You won't want to miss the opportunity to browse our recent publications, meet the Publications team and avail of special Culture Night discounts on our books!



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