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29 March 2019

'Democracy, Truth and Trust in Europe'

This Academy Discourse by Professor Michele Nicoletti, Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Trento, Italy and Former President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of part of a...

Membership, Discourse Series, Public Lecture
27 March 2019

'A precious boon' in difficult times - Hanna Sheehy Skeffington and her sisters

Dr Margaret Ward will give the second lecture in our series 'Sisters' celebrating the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who have made their mark on Irish life.

13 March 2019

'Two girls in silk kimonos': the Gore-Booth sisters, childhood and political development

Dr Sonja Tiernan will give the first lecture in our series 'Sisters' celebrating the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who have made their mark on Irish life.

07 March 2019

'"A little remnant of the work of the ancients" 23 N 10: the Book of Ballycummin'

Conference by the Royal Irish Academy Library in partnership with Roinn na Sean-Ghaeilge, Ollscoil Mhá Nuad.

Library, Seminar
28 February 2019

Rural Conversation No. 2: ‘Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland’

This is the second in a series of three Rural Conversations, hosted in three Higher Education Institutions around the island of Ireland in November 2018, February 2019 and April 2019.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee
26 February 2019

Turning FAIR into Reality: DRI Briefing on the EC’s report on FAIR data

A lunchtime briefing by Digital Repository of Ireland on 'Turning FAIR into Reality', a report recently published by the European Commission

Digital Repository of Ireland
25 February 2019

Judging Redmond and Carson at Queen's University Belfast

Alvin Jackson in conversation with Richard English.

Publications, Public Lecture
08 February 2019

DRI-DPC Student Conference

The Digital Preservation Coalition and Digital Repository of Ireland co-host the 2019 Digital Preservation Student Conference 'What I wish I knew before I started'

Digital Repository of Ireland
07 February 2019

2019 McCrea Lecture: 'The European Southern Observatory in 2019, and the evolution of galaxies as probed by ALMA'

The McCrea lecture series is held in honour of Sir William McCrea MRIA (1904-1999), an eminent and influential astronomer.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, McCrea Lecture, Public Lecture
29 January 2019

Consultation Forum on Heritage Ireland 2030

You are invited to “Save the Date” to attend the Royal Irish Academy Consultation Forum on Heritage Ireland 2030, in conjunction with the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

Policy and International Relations


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