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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Tony O'Malley

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

This week's Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks features Tony O'Malley's Self Portrait, 1989. 

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Publications

Listen to the Ó Longáin family Lunchtime Lecture Series

Thursday, 7 April 2016

Three lectures from the series ‘Scribing for Ireland: the Ó Longáin family and the Royal Irish Academy'


RTE Radio One Doc on One

Friday, 1 April 2016

In April Kate was historical consultant for and appeared in an RTÉ Radio ‘Documentary on One’ programme ‘An Easter Re-Rising’. 

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Pentecost by Stewart Parker

Friday, 1 April 2016

This week’s Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks is Stewart Parker’s Pentecost, first performed in 1987.

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Publications

Indian Embassy Event Commemorating Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Friday, 1 April 2016

Kate was a guest speaker of the Indian Embassy to Ireland at an event to celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of the Indian politician, lawyer and activist Dr B. R. Ambedkar.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

My time as an intern in the RIA Library

Friday, 1 April 2016

From the Reading Room - Our Library Assistant (Intern) Sinead Noonan reflects on her time working with us.

Library, Library Blog

The instruments from Rathmines that proved Einstein right

Thursday, 31 March 2016

A chance to see the recently discovered astronomical equipment that proved Einstein right, 12-14 April  


Stated Meeting 2016

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

New officers elected.


Academy Gold Medallists 2015 share their views on open science and data sharing

Thursday, 24 March 2016

In 2015, medals were awarded in the Engineering Sciences and the Social Sciences. 

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals


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