Due to Covid-19, the Royal Irish Academy is closed to Members and the public until 20 April. The following areas of the Academy have been impacted: library, events, publications and grants.
The Academy is working on the republication of Tim Robinson’s maps in collaboration with NUI Galway
Enjoy our exhibition virtually while staying safe at home.
Selected by the DIB's Dr Niav Gallagher, John Philip Holland was the inventor of the submarine, a vessel initially rejected by the US navy as ‘a fantastic scheme of a civilian landsman’. Holland's biography is...
Selected by friend of the DIB, historian Dr Niamh Puirséil, Dr Noel Browne is celebrated for his efforts to combat TB and to deliver free healthcare to mothers and children during his time as minister for health (1948–...
The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce the Election of Brian Norton, MRIA, as the new Policy and International Relations Officer.
Selected by RIA historian Dr John Gibney (Documents on Irish Foreign Policy), John Atherton was an infamous seventeenth-century cleric. Atherton's biography is part of a series of DIB entries selected for your...
Irish Historic Towns Atlas no. 27 Youghal by David Kelly and Tadhg O'Keeffe, published by the Royal Irish Academy in 2015, is now available to browse for free as part of IHTA Online.
Selected by RIA historian Dr Michael Kennedy (Documents on Irish Foreign Policy), Mahmood 'Mike' Butt is best known as the man who introduced Ireland to curry. Butt's biography is the first in a new series of DIB...
A new statement from ALLEA in relation to the European Open Science Cloud.
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