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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks (1920) The Lobster Fisherman by Paul Henry

Saturday, 6 December 2014

In this week’s article Yvonne Scott discusses Paul Henry’s calm portrait which ‘captures the challenge Irish artists faced in combining modernism and nationalism.’

Publications, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

DIFP IX is launched by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

On 5 November we received the first copies of DIFP IX and through the month we set in place and rolled out a major publicity campaign on the new volume.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Brian MacCraith: It’s Time to Get Serious About STEM Education in Ireland!

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Brian MacCraith is President of Dublin City University and Chair of the STEM Education Review Group (established by Minister Seán Sherlock, Minister for Science and Innovation). Professor MacCraith holds a Personal...

Policy and International Relations, Opinion Series

Jane Grimson: Women in Engineering

Monday, 17 November 2014

Jane Grimson was the first woman to graduate in engineering from the University of Dublin, Trinity College. She holds a Masters and Doctorate in Computer Science from the Universities of Toronto and Edinburgh,...

Policy and International Relations, Opinion Series

Time to Celebrate our Art

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Art and Architecture of Ireland reviewed in the Irish Independent.

Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Dictionary of Irish Biography

Sandra Collins: STEM and Mobility

Friday, 14 November 2014

Dr Sandra Collins is the director of the Digital Repository of Ireland, the national trusted digital repository for humanities and social sciences data headquartered in the Royal Irish Academy. She is also a funded...

Policy and International Relations, Opinion Series

Donald Fitzmaurice: Time to Build Home-Grown Businesses that Can Compete Globally

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Donald Fitzmaurice is a founder and chief executive officer of Brandtone, a mobile marketing company headquartered in Ireland that conducts campaigns in emerging markets for brands, including Unilever, Syngenta,...

Policy and International Relations, Opinion Series

Alan Smeaton: Why Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is Essential for Good STEM Education

Monday, 10 November 2014

As a research scientist, it is my duty to keep abreast of developments in my field and I do this by reading newspapers and books, attending and presenting at conferences and other events, and by dialogue and interaction...

Policy and International Relations, Opinion Series

DIFP involved in seminar to mark 90 years of formal Irish-American diplomatic relations

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Tuesday 7 October 2014 was the 90th anniversary of the formal commencement of Irish-American diplomatic relations, marking the day in 1924 when Prof Timothy A. Smiddy presented his credentials to President Coolidge in...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

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