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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Lorcan Harney

Lorcan Harney, MA, PhD, worked as a Research Archaeologist (2007-10) with the Early Medieval Archaeology Project at UCD School of Archaeology. In 2016, he completed an Irish Research Council-funded PhD at UCD on the topic 'Living with the Church in early medieval Ireland, AD 400-1100: archaeological perspectives on the sacred and profane'. He now works as a primary school teacher in Celbridge, but continues to publish aspects of his PhD research and to be involved in local Kildare archaeology and history.

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