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Decade of Centenaries bursaries awarded

Wednesday, 31 May 2023

The RIA today announces the twenty Decade of Centenaries Bursary scheme awardees, as part of the commemorative programme for the final year of the Decade of Centenaries, supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture,...

Grants and Awards

Clare Island foreword by Michael Viney

Tuesday, 30 May 2023

The Irish Pavilion 'In Search of Hy-Brasil' at the 18th Venice Architecture Biennale which features imagery and research from the New Survey of Clare Island is open to the public until the end of November. Take a look...

New Survey of Clare Island

Irish History Online – To Infinity and Beyond!

Tuesday, 30 May 2023

In the latest Library blog post Deputy Librarian Meadhbh Murphy gives an update on the work being done by the Irish History Online (IHO) team.

Library, Library Blog

New Collection in DRI – A Cognitive Occupation Based Programme for People with Multiple Sclerosis (IQDA)

Tuesday, 30 May 2023

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is pleased to announce that a new collection – A Cognitive Occupation Based programme for People with Multiple Sclerosis – has been published in the Repository.

Digital Repository of Ireland

New Collection in DRI from Clare County Archive – Clare Grand Jury

Tuesday, 30 May 2023

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to share that Clare County Archives have published a new collection in the Repository, pertaining to the Clare Grand Jury.

Digital Repository of Ireland

R.J. Hunter Research bursaries 2023

Tuesday, 30 May 2023

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce funding for two projects under this year's R.J. Hunter Research Bursary scheme.

Grants and Awards

Nowlan Digitisation Grants awarded

Tuesday, 30 May 2023

The RIA is delighted to confirm the awarding of four grants under the Nowlan Digitisation scheme for 2023.

Grants and Awards

Admittance Day 2023

Friday, 26 May 2023

28 recently elected Members were officially admitted during our ceremony today for their exceptional contributions to the sciences, humanities and social sciences, as well as to public service.


New Collections Published by Archiving Reproductive Health for 5th Anniversary of the Repeal Referendum

Friday, 26 May 2023

On the fifth anniversary of the referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment of the Irish constitution, the Archiving Reproductive Health project is delighted to announce the publication of three new collections, and...

Digital Repository of Ireland

Young Academy Ireland (YAI) Induction Day

Wednesday, 24 May 2023

The President of the Royal Irish Academy, Pat Guiry welcomed the first cohort of Young Academy Ireland members to the Royal Irish Academy on Tuesday, 25 April 2023. 

Young Academy Ireland


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