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Commemorating Casement with the Irish Air Corps

Thursday, 14 July 2016

On 14 July Michael was guest speaker at the Air Corps Airmen’s and Airwomen’s 1916 Commemorative Dinner which was held at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnell, Dublin.  

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

New lives added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography online

Thursday, 14 July 2016

The June 2016 supplement has been added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography (DIB) online. Consisting of 41 lives, most of whom died in the years 2009 and 2010. 

Dictionary of Irish Biography

DIFP gets a credit in Jamie Dornan’s new film ‘The Siege of Jadotville’

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Michael Kennedy of DIFP assisted Director Richie Smith build up the characters of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld and Irish diplomat Conor Cruise O’Brien.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Launch of 'Safety at Sea Through War and Upheaval' exhibition

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

‘Safety at Sea through War and Upheaval’ – A joint RIA/Irish Lights exhibition.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Royal Irish Academy Advice Paper on the Future Funding of Higher Education in Ireland

Monday, 11 July 2016

This paper was submitted on behalf of the Academy to the Cassells Expert Group on the ‘Future Funding Options of Higher Education in Ireland’.

Policy and International Relations

Response to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment’s ‘Draft Specification for Junior Cycle Modern Foreign Languages’

Thursday, 7 July 2016

A response to the NCCA with a focus on the rationale, aims, teaching and learning, evaluation of outcomes and other areas of concern.

Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

Launch of ‘Representations of Jews in Irish literature’ Exhibition

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Landmark project of Ulster University and the National University of Ireland, Galway launched at the Royal Irish Academy, 30 June 2016

Library

The Senate Casket returns from its travels …

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

After a 4 month stint in the USA the Senate Casket has arrived back in the Academy Library

Library

A Call to Arms

Friday, 1 July 2016

From the Reading Room - On the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme we take a look at the Library's collection of World War I recruitment posters

Library Blog, Library

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