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'Death in Irish prehistory' officially launched on All Saints' Day

Saturday, 4 November 2023

Death in Irish prehistory was officially launched by poet, essayist and undertaker Thomas Lynch on 1 November 2023 in the Royal Irish Academy. 


Brendan Kelly interviewed on RTÉ Radio 1 by Claire Byrne

Friday, 20 October 2023

Asylum: Inside Grangegorman author Brendan Kelly appeared on yesterday's RTÉ Radio 1 show Today with Claire Byrne.

Publications, Grangegorman Histories

'Asylum: Inside Grangegorman' officially launched this week

Thursday, 12 October 2023

Professor Brendan Kelly's book was officially launched by Dr Stephanie O'Keefe (HSE) and Niall Breslin earlier this week in the Lower House in Grangegorman

Publications, Grangegorman Histories

ARINS Blog: The Politics of Cultural Loss

Thursday, 21 September 2023

In our latest ARINS blog Mary Evans Professor Emeritus at LSE discusses the Politics of Cultural loss.

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

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

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!


ARINS Podcast 24: The Tapestry of International Human Rights Law in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Thursday, 6 July 2023

Profs. Kathryn McNeilly, and Aoife O’Donoghue from Queens University Belfast’s School of Law share their research examining legal equivalence in Human Rights law in Ireland and Northern Ireland with our host Rory...

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

Vacancy: Commissioning Editor

Wednesday, 21 June 2023

The Academy is seeking applications for a Commissioning Editor as part of the Publications Office team based at the Royal Irish Academy. Closing date: Monday, 26 June (midnight).

Publications, Vacancies

First digital Directory of Irish Publishers

Friday, 16 June 2023

The first digital all-island Directory of Irish Publishers is being launched on Bloomsday 2023 by


The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland: Are they really “other”?

Friday, 2 June 2023

The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland proudly regards itself as “other” in relation to Northern Ireland’s nationalist versus unionist division. It claims to take no position on Northern Ireland’s constitutional future...

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