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‘Níl éinní is fearr chuige ná braon don mháighistir’

Thursday, 1 December 2022

Déanann Conchúr Mag Eacháin spléachadh ar an fhocal maistir/máistir ‘mún’ agus an úsáid a bhaintí as i gcúrsaí éadaigh agus pisreogachta 

Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge Blog

Update to RIA Library reading room services

Thursday, 1 December 2022

Library closure: 24 December 2022 - 9 January 2023.


30 November 1922: Cumann na mBan’s telegram to W.T. Cosgrave

Thursday, 1 December 2022

Read Dianne Hall's article on "Irish Australians and the civil war." on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

RIA Awarded Funding under Shared Island Unit to Research Higher Education in the Northwest

Thursday, 1 December 2022

The RIA is a recipient of funding under the Shared Island New Foundations Awards to conduct a scoping exercise on Higher Education in the Northwest.

Policy and International Relations, Higher Education Futures

ARINS podcast episode 17: One island, two labour markets

Thursday, 1 December 2022

In this month’s podcast host Rory Montgomery discusses John FitzGerald’s article, One island two labour markets with the author, and respondent and Nevin Economic Research Institute's Tom McDonnell, investigating how...

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

An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin addresses the Royal Irish Academy

Wednesday, 30 November 2022

An Taoiseach reflects on how history shaped his political choices

Publications, Ireland 1922

'Understanding human oxygen sensing: adventures of a physician in science'

Wednesday, 30 November 2022

The recent Academy Discourse by Nobel laureate Sir Peter Ratcliffe is available to watch back until Wednesday, 6 December 2022.

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Archives of William McFadden Orr MRIA, FRS

Monday, 28 November 2022

The latest library guest blog post by Brian Patrick McArdle reflects on the Royal Irish Academy’s archive collection of William McFadden Orr MRIA, FRS (1866–1934).

Library, Library Blog

Call for entries: Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize

Monday, 28 November 2022

The Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2023 is now open for applications from researchers who completed a chemistry PhD in Ireland in 2022

Grants and Awards

DRI Welcomes New Board Members

Thursday, 24 November 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is pleased to welcome three new members to the DRI Board – Dr Siobhán O’Sullivan, Brendan Teeling, and David Kane.

Digital Repository of Ireland


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