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DIB Women on Walls: Phyllis Clinch

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

'Women on Walls' is a campaign by Accenture in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy that seeks to make women leaders visible through a series of commissioned portraits that will create a lasting cultural legacy for...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Remembering Hugh O’Neill 1616-2016

Monday, 5 December 2016

It was a full house for our library seminar commemorating the 'Great O'Neill'


IHTA Viking towns now available online

Monday, 5 December 2016

Dublin, part I to 1610 by H.B. Clarke and Limerick by Eamon O'Flaherty are now freely available as part of IHTA Online from today. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

CONUL Strategy 2016-2019

Friday, 2 December 2016

'Ireland's memory, Ireland's discovery, 2016-2019' was launched at Academy House


New Reports by EASAC On the Circular Economy

Thursday, 1 December 2016

The development of a Circular Economy is critical to the EU. EASAC have just launched two important reports for policymakers on this issue.

Policy and International Relations

Ireland and India: Shared Connections

Thursday, 1 December 2016

On 1 December Kate gave a talk to the members of the Chester Beatty Library. 

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

DIFP X (1951-7)

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Launched by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charles Flanagan TD

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Translating Anne Enright

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Anne Enright in discussion with European translators of her writing on European Day of Languages and International Translation Day.

Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

Statement on the Publication of the Report of the STEM Education Review Group

Thursday, 24 November 2016

‘Stem Education in the Irish School System – Analysis and Recommendations’

Policy and International Relations, STEM Education

DIFP X on the radio

Sunday, 20 November 2016

DIFP on Talking History

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy


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