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10 May 2017

‘A life of two exiles: Wacław Tadeusz Dobrzyński (1883-1962)’

Lunchtime Lecture to accompany the Polish Embassy's exhibition on the life and career of Consul-General Wacław Tadeusz Dobrzyński

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
07 June 2017

"To please and to reform mankind" a life of protest: Jonathan Swift, 1667-1745

Exhibition and Lunchtime Lectures commemorating the 350th anniversary of Jonathan Swift's birth now available has an online exhibition.

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
21 June 2017

'Swift and books'

Listent to the lunchtime lecture 'Swift and books'  by Professor Andrew Carpenter, MRIA, Emeritus Professor of English, UCD.

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
12 July 2017

'Swift's Dublin'

Listen to the lunchtime lecture 'Swift's Dublin'  by Professor David Dickson, MRIA, Department of Modern History, TCD.

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
19 July 2017

'Women in the writings of Jonathan Swift'

Listen to the lunchtime lecture  'Women in the writings of Jonathan Swift' by Dr Aileen Douglas, School of English, TCD.

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
14 August 2017

Beranger’s Ireland: eighteenth-century watercolours by Gabriel Beranger, c.1729-1817

Marking the bicentenary of the death of Gabriel Beranger on 18 February, 1817, this exhibition features a selection of original watercolours from our collection.

Library, Exhibition
23 August 2017

Beranger drawings in the Royal Irish Academy Library

Lunchtime Lecture on the Dutch artist Gabriel Beranger by Dr Peter Harbison, MRIA.

Library, Publications, Public Lecture, Exhibition
24 August 2017

Protecting our cultural heritage

The Irish National Committee of Blue Shield Heritage Week Lunchtime Lectures

22 September 2017

Culture Night 2017

Lots to do and see this Culture Night at Academy House

Library, Publications, Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Exhibition
08 November 2017

George IV, Thomas Moore and the Egans of Dawson Street, Dublin

Lecture and recital at the Academy Library to celebrate Ireland's first National Harp Day

Library, Public Lecture