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01 April 2020

Event Postponed: The seventeenth-century Boyle sisters and their letters: writing family and voicing the female

Event Postponed: Library Lunchtime Lecture series 'Sisters II'. Dr Ann-Maria Walsh, School of English, Drama & Film, UCD, will give the fourth lecture in this new series.

Library, Public Lecture
26 March 2020

Event Postponed: 'Cultural heritage and recent armed conflicts'

Event Postponed: This Academy Discourse by international cultural heritage expert Dr Mounir Bouchenaki is the sixth in the 2019-20 Discourse Series sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran.  

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee, Standing Committee for Archaeology, Discourse Series, Public Lecture
25 March 2020

Event Postponed: Katharine Tynan (1859–1931) and Nora Tynan O’Mahony (1866–1954): Poetry, “Potboilers” and Print Journalism

Event Postponed: Library Lunchtime Lecture series 'Sisters II'. Dr Gerardine Meaney, MRIA, Professor of Cultural Theory, School of English, Drama & Film, UCD will give the third lecture in this...

Library, Public Lecture
18 March 2020

Event Postponed: 'Miss Sidney and Miss Olivia': the lives and writings of the Owenson sisters

Event Postponed: Library Lunchtime Lecture series 'Sisters II'. Dr Claire Connolly, MRIA, Professor of Modern English, UCC, will give the second lecture in this new series.

Library, Public Lecture
11 March 2020

Nuala and her sisters: the daughters of Aodh Ó Domhnaill and An Iníon Dubh

Library Lunchtime Lecture series 'Sisters II'. Dr Pádraig Ó Macháin, Professor of Modern Irish, UCC, will give the first lecture in this new series.

Library, Public Lecture
09 March 2020

Online Exhibition: Creative women of Ireland: artists and writers from the archives

Online Exhibition: From little known artists to well-established writers, this exhibition turns the spotlight on creative women from the Academy’s archives.

Library, Exhibition
04 March 2020

'A history of Ireland in 100 words' authors in conversation with Alan Titley

Celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge in partnership with Dublin City Council.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge
27 February 2020

'Church of Ireland: Disestablishment and beyond'

This half-day conference is produced in partnership with the Church of Ireland as part of the Church’s National Programme commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland. 

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee, Historical Studies Committee, Social Sciences Committee, Seminar
26 February 2020

‘An English take on an Irish Character: John Henry Newman’s Irish printing-type’

Library Lunchtime Lecture by Dr Dermot McGuinne

Library, Public Lecture
20 February 2020

Eoin O’Mahony Bursary Event

Eoin O'Mahony Bursary in Irish history grant recipients present on outcomes of their completed research projects as funded through the scheme

Grants and Awards


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