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UK Young Academy announces first members

Tuesday, 10 January 2023

67 members selected from across disciplines to provide voice for change in new UK-wide Young Academy, including three Northern Irish members.

Young Academy of Ireland, Public Engagement

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Vol. XIII in the news

Friday, 6 January 2023

The latest volume of Documents on Irish Foreign Policy covers 1965 to 1969 and is out now. Here is some of the advance coverage exploring its contents.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

DRI Director Natalie Harrower to take up new role

Thursday, 5 January 2023

Dr Natalie Harrower, Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI), is moving to an exciting new role as Executive Director of the Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN).

Digital Repository of Ireland

ARINS Podcast 18: Irish and Ullan: Language Rights and Politics

Thursday, 5 January 2023

In this month’s ARINS podcast, host Rory Montgomery is joined by Róisín Costello and Brian Ó’Conchubhair to explore the history of Irish language policy and navigate the modern and every-day language challenges of...

ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

Epilogue : Forgetting 1922

Saturday, 31 December 2022

Read Guy Beiner's essay on the forgotten legacy of 1922 on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

27 December 1922: The occupation of the Irish consulate, New York

Tuesday, 27 December 2022

Read John Gibney's essay on "Revolutionary Diplomacy" on Century Ireland. 

Publications, Ireland 1922

22 December 1922: Patrick Hogan’s memorandum on land seizures

Thursday, 22 December 2022

Read Heather Laird's essay on "Containing the Land War" on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Celebration for 2020 and 2021 elected Members

Tuesday, 20 December 2022

We were delighted to welcome our 2020 and 2021 elected Members to the RIA on Friday, 16 December for a celebratory day, acknowledging their achievements, as they had missed out on an in-person Admittance Day during the...


Schools engagement programme 2022

Tuesday, 20 December 2022

In the spring of 2022, Grangegorman Histories engaged with the Dublin 7 Educate Together National School and St Mary’s Primary School to explore different historical themes associated with Grangegorman.

Grangegorman Histories

Royal Irish Academy Library Lectures come of age in 2022!

Monday, 19 December 2022

The latest library guest blog features former Academy Librarian, Siobhán Fitzpatrick’s reflections on the development of the Library’s long-running series of lunchtime lectures.

Library, Library Blog


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