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Heritage Podcast: Is contemporary collecting a risky business? Current practice and future questions at the National Museum of Ireland

Monday, 22 October 2018

Lynn Scarff discusses...A crucial element of the museum is the human connection it offers. For both visitors and researchers, the museum has potentially a very different interaction with our history.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee, Heritage Podcast

Heritage Podcast: 14 Henrietta Street – the making of a museum

Monday, 22 October 2018

Charles Duggan discusses...From splendid Georgian beginnings to squalid tenement dwellings, the 14 Henrietta street museum seeks to interpret and exhibit Dublin’s rich and chequered social history through the stories...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee, Heritage Podcast

2019 Directed Research for World Heritage Sites

Friday, 19 October 2018

The Royal Irish Academy is pleased to announce that once again it invites applications for ‘Directed Research for World Heritage Sites’

Grants and Awards

Bishop John O’Brien and his 250 year-old Irish Dictionary

Friday, 19 October 2018

In this month’s Library blog post, Charles Dillon, Editor of the Royal Irish Academy’s Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, examines how O’Brien’s Focalóir came about and its influence on Irish learning and lexicography.

Library, Library Blog, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

Assistant Editor, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Permanent Post

Friday, 19 October 2018

Applications are invited for the permanent position of Assistant Editor to the Royal Irish Academy’s Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Vacancies

2019 Archaeology Research Excavation Grant - Now Open

Thursday, 18 October 2018

The Royal Irish Academy is pleased to announce that once again it invites applications for ‘Archaeological Research Excavations’.

Grants and Awards, Archaeology Research Excavation Grant

Hamilton Day 2018 Review

Thursday, 18 October 2018

This year we were honoured to have Fields Medallist Martin Hairer with us to celebrate Hamilton Day, commemorating famed mathematician William Rowan Hamilton's 'Eureka moment'.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day

Coming very soon: Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume XI

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

The latest instalment of Documents on Irish Foreign policy, covering 1957-1961, will be published in November.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Mark O'Malley MRIA elected to the US National Academy of Engineering

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

A prestigious recognition as he is one of only sixteen foreign members elected to the US National Academy of Engineering this year.

Science Committees

Heritage Podcast: In time of inquisition: preserving and using the archives of the Irish Catholic Church

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

John McCafferty, UCD discusses the importance of the archives of Catholic religious congregations and dioceses for writing the history of Ireland.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee, Heritage Podcast

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