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Wednesday, 7 December 2022

Read Robert Lynch's article on "Partition and Power" on Century Ireland. 

Publications, Ireland 1922

6 December 1922: The Irish Free State constitution becomes law

Tuesday, 6 December 2022

Read Bill Kissane's article on "Defining Independence" on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Assessing the state of public opinion on the constitutional future of the island

Monday, 5 December 2022

Two polls, conducted simultaneously in Northern Ireland and the Republic, examined voters’ attitudes to a possible united Ireland and referendums on the issue.

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

DRI Announces Winner of 2023 Community Archive Scheme: Dublin Digital Radio

Friday, 2 December 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce the winners of the DRI Community Archive Scheme 2023 - Dublin Digital Radio (ddr). They are the ninth community group to win the award since DRI first ran...

Digital Repository of Ireland

2023 Archaeology Research Excavation Grants, Archaeology Legacy Grants and Directed Research for World Heritage Sites decisions

Friday, 2 December 2022

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce funding for six projects under the annual Archaeology Research Excavation Grants, Archaeology Legacy Grants and Directed Research for World Heritage Sites schemes.

Grants and Awards, Archaeology Research Excavation Grant

Recording now available of Ireland on the United Nations Security Council

Friday, 2 December 2022

As Ireland nears the end of its two year term on the UN Security Council, this event reflected on and evaluated Ireland's contribution to the work of the Council and the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee, Standing Committee for International Affairs

‘Níl éinní is fearr chuige ná braon don mháighistir’

Thursday, 1 December 2022

Déanann Conchúr Mag Eacháin spléachadh ar an fhocal maistir/máistir ‘mún’ agus an úsáid a bhaintí as i gcúrsaí éadaigh agus pisreogachta 

Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge Blog

Update to RIA Library reading room services

Thursday, 1 December 2022

Library closure: 24 December 2022 - 3 January 2023.


30 November 1922: Cumann na mBan’s telegram to W.T. Cosgrave

Thursday, 1 December 2022

Read Dianne Hall's article on "Irish Australians and the civil war." on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

RIA Awarded Funding under Shared Island Unit to Research Higher Education in the Northwest

Thursday, 1 December 2022

The RIA is a recipient of funding under the Shared Island New Foundations Awards to conduct a scoping exercise on Higher Education in the Northwest.

Policy and International Relations, Higher Education Futures


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