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RIA Library External Quality ReviewThursday, 16 December 2021
This report outlines the proceedings of the external quality review for the Royal Irish Academy Library.
Colum Cille 1500: Téacsanna agus Traidisiúin / Columba 1500: Texts and TraditionsWednesday, 1 December 2021
This series of Library Lunchtime Lectures was organised to celebrate the 1500th anniversary of the birth of St Colum Cille, in collaboration with Coiste Léann na Gaeilge, Litríocht na Gaeilge agus na gCultúr Ceilteach.
Library participation in OS200: digitally re-mapping Ireland's Ordnance Survey HeritageTuesday, 19 October 2021
The library's Ordnance Survey collection is featuring in a new IRC/AHRC funded project that will celebrate the bicentenary of the survey in Ireland in 2024. The RIA and DRI are participating partners with Professor...
Virtual Tour of Academy HouseThursday, 9 September 2021
Join us on a virtual tour of Academy House and learn about the long history of the Royal Irish Academy, our wonderful and important Library collections and the history of the building which the Academy has called home...
Library re-openingWednesday, 1 September 2021
We are very pleased to announce the re-opening of the Academy Library following our annual stock-taking on a limited basis from Wednesday, 1 September 2021 from 10.00-13:00, 14:00-16:00.
George Boole celebrated at the Royal Irish AcademyTuesday, 17 August 2021
Latest Library Blog post. Emer Twomey looks at the celebrations in the RIA to mark the 100th anniversary of Boole’s The Laws of Thought.
Columba 1500 / Colm Cille 1500Monday, 16 August 2021
For Heritage Week 2021 view our exhibition: Columban Texts and Traditions / Taispeántas: Téacsanna agus Traidisiúin Cholm Cille.
My favourite item ...Friday, 2 July 2021
Latest Library Blog post. Assistant Librarian, Sophie Evans, shows us her favourite item from the Library's collections.
Artworks to mark the feast of Colm CilleWednesday, 9 June 2021
The artworks were commissioned as part of the Colm Cille 1500 commemoration and were received in Academy House today.
Congratulations and a fond farewell!Wednesday, 2 June 2021
Our esteemed colleague Dr Bernadette Cunningham is retiring today after over twenty years at the Academy Library.