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The artworks were commissioned as part of the Colm Cille 1500 commemoration and were received in Academy House today.
Academy House is open for the full working week from Tuesday, 8 June with the Library opening hours extended to three days a week from Monday, 14 June (Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays).
Our esteemed colleague Dr Bernadette Cunningham is retiring today after over twenty years at the Academy Library.
Latest Library Blog post. Dr Bernadette Cunningham looks at the development of the Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy.
Latest Library Blog post. This month we invite you to explore the Library’s collections, take a look and see what you can find!
The commissions are in the visual arts, music and literature and have been commissioned by the RIA with the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs.
The Cathach of Colum Cille: The story of an ancient Irish manuscript.
Latest Library Blog post. With launch of the new online exhibition we head back to 1813 and look at the circumstances surrounding the 're-discovery' of the sixth-century manuscript, the Cathach.
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Latest Library Blog post. Grace Toland of the Irish Traditional Music Archive, introduces us to a wonderful project connecting artists with archival song, music and dance collections and the new art it has inspired...