Dr Natalie Harrower is the Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland. In this podcast she talks about the challenges of preserving heritage that is ‘born digital’ and how best to collect and safeguard our digital...
Over the years DIFP has published some documents relating to Irish commemorations of the dead of the First World War from the 1920s onwards.
Heritage Podcast: Northern Ireland, Heritage And Memory Dealing With The Troubling Remnants Of Conflict In A Volatile StateMonday, 5 November 2018
In this podcast, Laura McAtackney aims to re-focus our attention away from the personal narratives of oral testimonies as well as the documents of government archives in terms of how we understand the Northern Ireland...
In this podcast, Katherine O'Donnell, director of an Irish Research Council project on recording the archival and oral history of the Irish Magdalenes, reveals how she came to undertake the project.
RIA and BA Brexit Briefing Series: The Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, the Island of Ireland Economy and BrexitFriday, 26 October 2018
The fifth paper in the Royal Irish Academy and British Academy Brexit Briefing Series has now been published.
Heritage Podcast: Is contemporary collecting a risky business? Current practice and future questions at the National Museum of IrelandMonday, 22 October 2018
Lynn Scarff discusses...A crucial element of the museum is the human connection it offers. For both visitors and researchers, the museum has potentially a very different interaction with our history.
Charles Duggan discusses...From splendid Georgian beginnings to squalid tenement dwellings, the 14 Henrietta Street museum seeks to interpret and exhibit Dublin’s rich and chequered social history through the stories...
In this month’s Library blog post, Charles Dillon, Editor of the Royal Irish Academy’s Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, examines how O’Brien’s Focalóir came about and its influence on Irish learning and lexicography.
This year we were honoured to have Fields Medallist Martin Hairer with us to celebrate Hamilton Day, commemorating famed mathematician William Rowan Hamilton's 'Eureka moment'.
A prestigious recognition as he is one of only sixteen foreign members elected to the US National Academy of Engineering this year.
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