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04 May 2017

1916 lives in focus

Contributors to 1916 Portraits and Lives will discuss the lives of three key figures involved in the Easter Rising. 

Publications, 1916 Centenary
22 May 2017

Buile Suibhne / Sweeny’s Madness

A multi-media staging of the medieval tale of Buile Suibhne / Sweeny's Madness in both modern Irish and English.

22 July 2017

Read Books from Ireland

Join us at the Irish Arts Festival in London

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
22 September 2017

Culture Night 2017

Lots to do and see this Culture Night at Academy House

Library, Publications, Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Exhibition
29 September 2017

Austerity in retrospect: too much, too little or just right?

To launch the publication of Debating austerity in Ireland: crisis, experience and recovery (eds Emma Heffernan, John McHale and Niamh Moore-Cherry) we will host a panel discussion posing the question:

Publications, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees
02 November 2017

Judging Shaw

A promenade performance based on Judging Shaw.

Publications, Judging Shaw
03 March 2018

Judging Redmond and Carson at Bualadh Boston

Professor Alvin Jackson talks Judging Redmond and Carson at Bualadh Boston.

Publications, Public Lecture
16 April 2018

Judging Shaw at Columbia University, New York

Join us for a roundtable, a keynote lecture by Fintan O'Toole, and an exhibition of Judging Shaw

Publications, Judging Shaw, Public Lecture, Exhibition
24 April 2018

Judging Redmond and Carson lecture at Notre Dame

Professor Alvin Jackson talks Judging Redmond and Carson at University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana.

Publications, Public Lecture