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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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Library participation in OS200: digitally re-mapping Ireland's Ordnance Survey Heritage

Tuesday, 19 October 2021

The library's Ordnance Survey collection is featuring in a new IRC/AHRC funded project that will celebrate the bicentenary of the survey in Ireland in 2024. The RIA and DRI are participating partners with Professor...

Library

Shelfmarks with Niall Williams and Christine Breen

Thursday, 14 October 2021

In this bonus episode of Shelfmarks, Zoë Comyns chats to guest writers Niall and Christine about their own relationship with their garden and nature. 

Publications

The Legacy of the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty: panel discussion

Thursday, 14 October 2021

On Monday 18th October, in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy, and the British Academy, the Irish Embassy in London will host a panel discussion on the legacy of the Anglo-Irish Treaty 1921.

Policy and International Relations

The Mediterranean and Middle East regions are “hotspots” for climate change-related health risks

Thursday, 14 October 2021

The new workshop report “Tackling the effects of climate change on health in the Mediterranean and surrounding regions” includes assessments from the region and recommendations for policy-makers and the scientific...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Grangegorman Histories: Timepiece podcast

Thursday, 14 October 2021

Grangegorman Histories celebrated Culture Night 2021 with the launch of ‘Timepiece’, a podcast exploring the history of the turret clock in Grangegorman.  

Grangegorman Histories

Research Bureaucracy: Celtic Academies Alliance response

Thursday, 14 October 2021

Working in partnership with the Learned Society of Wales (LSW) and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the RIA has responded to the UK independent review of research bureaucracy. The response was prepared by a working group...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Climate, disease and society in late-medieval Ireland

Wednesday, 13 October 2021

In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, Bruce Campbell and Francis Ludlow reflect on climate change as a major but neglected grand theme of late medieval Irish history. 

Publications, Publications Blog, Climate and Society in Ireland

OS200 Launches Project Website

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

We are pleased to share that ‘OS200: Digitally Re-Mapping Ireland's Ordnance Survey Heritage’ has just launched a project website. 

Digital Repository of Ireland

New DRI Collections Published on Europeana

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is pleased to announce that four collections have been newly aggregated to Europeana from DRI. 

Digital Repository of Ireland

New Collections from the Library of Trinity College Dublin on DRI

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

Trinity College Dublin (TCD) Library recently published new collections on the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) that are available for sustained access to researchers and members of the public.

Digital Repository of Ireland

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