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Call for experts: ''Plastics and the Circular Economy“

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

EASAC is looking for experts to join working group.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Meet the women behind the suffrage poem

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Introducing author Eavan Boland and illustrator Paula McGloin

Publications, Decade of Centenaries

Suffrage poem reading at the United Nations

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Watch author Eavan Boland, Hon. MRIA, read her commemorative poem on UN television

Publications, Public Engagement

Winner of €10,000 Michel Déon Prize announced

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The winner of the inaugural Michel Déon Prize for non-fiction is Breandán Mac Suibhne for his book The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee, Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

The InterAcademy Partnership's global perspective

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Global food systems are failing humanity and speeding up climate change: New report from 130 national academies issues wake-up call to leaders on eve of COP24 

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

DRI contributes to EU Commission FAIR data report

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

DRI contributes to report 'Turning FAIR into Reality' published by the EU Commission Expert Group on FAIR Data.

Digital Repository of Ireland, Digital Arts and Humanities PhD

Future-Proofing and Improving Research Infrastructures in Ireland

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The Research Infrastructures Working Group has published a recommendations report outlining high level evidence-based recommendations to address the deficiencies in the Irish research infrastructure system.

Policy and International Relations

Researching the history of Irish printing

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

The Latest Library Blog post has been written by one of our international Readers, Irish-American printer, Jim Wilder.

Library, Library Blog

Royal Dublin Fusiliers Collection in DRI

Monday, 26 November 2018

Dublin City Library and Archives have published a fascinating new World War I collection in the Digital Repository of Ireland.

Digital Repository of Ireland

2019 Directed Research for World Heritage Sites

Friday, 23 November 2018

Last chance to apply, closing 5pm Monday 26 November 2018

Grants and Awards


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