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Lunchtime lecture series marking 100 years of Irish foreign policy

Thursday, 29 August 2019

Join the authors of our forthcoming book Ireland: a voice among the nations and explore how Ireland has engaged with the wider world over the past century.

Publications, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Decade of Centenaries, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

'Dáil Éireann: the first 100 years, 1919–2019'

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

This one-day conference held on 11 December 2018 produced in partnership with the Houses of the Oireachtas to mark the 100th anniversary of Dáil Éireann is is now available to watch online.

Decade of Centenaries, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

Suffrage poem out now!

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Released on 5 December and available for shipping worldwide

Publications, Decade of Centenaries

Meet the women behind the suffrage poem

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Introducing author Eavan Boland and illustrator Paula McGloin

Publications, Decade of Centenaries

Redmond and Carson: bloodshed, borders and beyond

Friday, 27 April 2018

Watch the Academy Discourse given by Professor Alvin Jackson, Hon. MRIA marking the anniversary of the death of John Redmond.

Decade of Centenaries, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee, Discourse Series

Judging Redmond and Carson US lectures

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Professor Alvin Jackson will be visiting the United States in March and April to discuss his new book.

Publications, Decade of Centenaries

At home in the Revolution wins book award for history

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Our title has been named a Foreword Reviews’ 2015 INDIEFAB book of the year awards bronze winner.

Publications, Decade of Centenaries

‘1916 Portraits and Lives’ exhibition now open in Kilmainham Gaol

Friday, 13 May 2016

The exhibition features 42 portraits by David Rooney included in our book 1916 Portraits and Lives.

Decade of Centenaries, 1916 Portraits and Lives, Publications

1916 Portraits and Lives station events

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

16 panels depicting Rising leaders who had train stations named after them in 1966 are going to be unveiled at stations across the country over the next few months.

Decade of Centenaries, Publications

Centenary Gift from Ireland to the World

Friday, 11 March 2016

To mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, a gift for the people of the world -  a free eBook of 1916 Portraits and Lives -  has been produced. 

Publications, 1916 Portraits and Lives, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Decade of Centenaries

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