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04 October 2022

Join the IHTA on Royal Irish Academy Open research Day

Research Day will showcase various Royal Irish Academy research projects, publications and resources in Academy House with presentations and demonstrations.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas
29 September 2022

Sourcing Science Advice: What can we learn from Europe and beyond?

Online discussion of how academics, researchers and policymakers can work together effectively to create evidence based public policy.

Policy and International Relations
28 September 2022

Sisters II - Kate O'Brien and her sisters: archives, fictions and families?

Sisters II celebrates sisterhood by exploring the lives and achievements of four families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life.

23 September 2022

Digital Repository of Ireland at Culture Night 2022

Join the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) in Academy House for Culture Night 2022 to explore Ireland's rich digital cultural heritage! 

Digital Repository of Ireland
23 September 2022

Culture Night 2022 - Library activities

Discover Library Special Collections.

23 September 2022

Madam Dragonfly: Cynthia Longfield, 1896-1991

A library exhibition of journals and photographs recording Cynthia Longfield’s travels with a selection of rare entomological works.  

23 September 2022

IHTA on Culture Night

The Irish Historic Towns Atlas will be taking part in Culture Night in Academy House on 23 September 2022.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas
23 September 2022

Grangegorman Histories guided history walking tour of Grangegorman

SOLD OUT - On Culture Night, join Grangegorman Histories for a guided history walking tour of the Grangegorman site.

Grangegorman Histories
22 September 2022

Sustainability series: Challenges and Opportunities for Science in Society

SOLD OUT Jennifer McElwain MRIA explores past climates, atmospheres and landscapes with fossil plants to inform a sustainable future.

Science Committees, Geography and Geosciences Committee
08 September 2022

Academy Discourse: 100 years on: Ireland; Finland; New Zealand; Poland - A comparative history

How did the Irish state do in its first 100 years? A comparative panel discussion to examine developments in the context of the Irish state.

Membership, Discourse Series, Public Lecture


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