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.

Read more about the RIA

Ian Doyle

Chair of Standing Committee for Archaeology

Heritage Council

Ian Doyle is Head of Conservation with the Heritage Council, a statutory agency set up to propose policy for Ireland’s heritage. He works on issues such as archaeological legislation, EU projects, research strategies, strategic planning, landscapes and historic towns. In 2015 he founded the Heritage Council’s Adopt a Monument scheme as a key part of the development of community archaeology in Ireland. He is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork and the Irish Management Institute.

Support the future of sciences & humanities in Ireland

Make a donation