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Margaret Stokes: antiquarian scholar with an artist’s eyeThursday, 20 September 2018
We continue our Blog post series on the five Honorary Members featured in our exhibition 'Prodigies of learning: Academy women in the nineteenth century'. This month we look at Margaret Stokes
Royal Irish Academy joins Digital Repository of Ireland under new membership modelThursday, 20 September 2018
As one of DRI’s core consortium organisations, the RIA has been closely involved with DRI’s development since 2011 and collections from the Academy Library and Publications departments have been deposited in the...
'The Doegen Records: putting faces to voices from the past'Tuesday, 21 August 2018
The latest Library blog post commemorates the 90th anniversary of the recording of Irish speakers by Dr Wilhelm Doegen of Berlin and celebrates new images of the speakers thanks to the National Folklore Collection, UCD
Miss Edgeworth advises …Tuesday, 24 July 2018
Second in our Blog post series on the five Honorary Members featured in our exhibition 'Prodigies of learning: Academy women in the nineteenth century.' This month we look at Maria Edgeworth, Hon. MRIA.
Caroline Herschel – ‘Comet-searcher’Monday, 25 June 2018
First in our Blog post series on five Honorary Members featured in our exhibition 'Prodigies of learning: Academy women in the nineteenth century.' This month we look at Caroline Herschel.
Not just bricks & mortarMonday, 28 May 2018
Latest Library Blog post: A short film about the Royal Irish Academy Library
Listen back to Dr Eileen Kane's Lunchtime Lecture on Françoise HenryThursday, 10 May 2018
Dr Eileen Kane presented her lecture on archaeologist and Irish art historian Françoise Henry, MRIA, at Academy House on 18 April 2018.
The artist and the presidentsWednesday, 28 March 2018
The latest Library Blog post highlights the works of artist Sarah Purser at Academy House.
Printed books in Irish in the Royal Irish Academy LibraryWednesday, 28 February 2018
The latest Library blog post looks at our collection of Irish language books.
A French art historian in IrelandFriday, 26 January 2018
Latest Library Blog post. Peter Harbison, MRIA, looks at the works of art historian and archaeologist Françoise Henry, MRIA, the subject of our current exhibition Françoise Henry and the history of Irish art