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02 October 2020

Learning from pandemics: a century of experience

Conversation 5 in the RIA Online Conversation Series: Perspectives and Pathways in a Time of Crisis explores historical lessons from major episodes of infectious disease during the past century. What can we learn from...

Policy and International Relations
01 October 2020

'A history of Ireland in 10 words' exhibition

Visit our touring exhibition based on the award-winning book A history of Ireland in 100 words at the Linen Hall Library, Belfast.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge
30 September 2020

Dublin Festival of History – Dublin 1847: maps and themes

As part of the Dublin Festival of History, Frank Cullen will discuss various aspects of Dublin from the Ordnance Survey town plans of 1847.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture
29 September 2020

Using FAIR data from Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) sector

The DRI and RDA, with the support of Europeana Research, are holding a webinar on the benefits of using FAIR data in the GLAM sectors.

Digital Repository of Ireland
24 September 2020

Talks and chat from the authors of 'A History of Ireland in 100 Words'

Join Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh and Gregory Toner, MRIA, for talks and chat about Irish words, tales and history.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Public Lecture
22 September 2020


A few digital preservationists from around the world, including DRI’s Natalie Harrower, have come together to organise an online knowledge exchange in anticipation of the 2020 iPres conference in Beijing, which has been...

Digital Repository of Ireland
21 September 2020

Toward a Resilient Higher Education System

Conversation 4 in the RIA Online Conversation Series: Perspectives and Pathways in a Time of Crisis will examine how we ensure the protection of our communities, students and staff, as we embark on a new academic...

Policy and International Relations
18 September 2020

Uncovering Grangegorman Histories: Culture Night 2020

Hear the little-known story of the discovery, salvage and restoration of asylum records from the Grangegorman site.

18 September 2020

Culture at risk: Digitally preserving the referendum on the 8th Amendment

Join the DRI to explore questions around the long-term preservation of at-risk culturally significant digital materials in a lively webinar.

Digital Repository of Ireland
10 September 2020

Amplifying change: A history of the Atlantic Philanthropies on the island of Ireland

Join DRI for a celebratory online launch of 'Amplifying change: A history of the Atlantic Philanthropies on the island of Ireland'.

Digital Repository of Ireland


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