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From medieval text to mobile: folk medicine in Irish traditionThursday, 6 October 2016
Listen back to Dr Bairbre Ní Fhloinn's Heritage Week Lunchtime Lecture on folk medicine
Another successful Culture Night here at Academy House!Friday, 23 September 2016
This year we welcomed 1467 visitors through the doors and we had plenty for them to see and hear.
Preserving our national heritage - Ordnance Survey MapsThursday, 18 August 2016
Ireland was mapped on the unprecedented scale of 6 inches to the mile by the Ordnance Survey which produced maps for all 32 counties.
Launch of ‘Representations of Jews in Irish literature’ ExhibitionWednesday, 6 July 2016
Landmark project of Ulster University and the National University of Ireland, Galway launched at the Royal Irish Academy, 30 June 2016
The Senate Casket returns from its travels …Wednesday, 6 July 2016
After a 4 month stint in the USA the Senate Casket has arrived back in the Academy Library
A Call to ArmsFriday, 1 July 2016
From the Reading Room - On the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme we take a look at the Library's collection of World War I recruitment posters
Celebrating 500 years of the Book of FenaghWednesday, 15 June 2016
From the Reading Room - Dr Bernadette Cunningham, Deputy Librarian, takes a trip to Co. Leitrim ahead of the 'Book of Fenagh 500 Festival'
W. T. Cosgrave PapersThursday, 9 June 2016
In collaboration with UCD Archives the W. T. Cosgrave Papers have been fully catalogued and digitised. This collection is now open.
Street View virtual tour of Academy House launchedThursday, 9 June 2016
Take a tour of the main public rooms and Library of Academy House on Dawson Street, using Google's Street View technology
Book of Ballymote Conference 5-6 February 2015Wednesday, 25 May 2016
Listen back to lectures from our Book of Ballymote conference