THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann champions research. We identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. We support scholarship and promote awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. We believe that good research needs to be promoted, sustained and communicated. The Academy is run by a Council of its members. Membership is by election and considered the highest academic honour in Ireland.

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Higher Education Authority

The Higher Education Authority funds the Royal Irish Academy in general and has contributed in particular to the Foclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge project.The Historical Dictionary of Modern Irish project covers the period 1600-2000 and is one of the Academy’s longest established academic research projects.

 

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