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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Bligeard Sráide by Michael Davitt

Thursday, 3 March 2016

This week’s Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks is Bligeard Sraide published in 1983 by Michael Davitt, which established Davitt as one of the most innovative poets in the Irish language.  

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

1916 Portraits and Lives on display in the Ulster Museum, Belfast

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

A complete set of prints from our recent publication 1916 Portraits and Lives is now on display in the Ulster Museum, Belfast.

Publications, Decade of Centenaries, Dictionary of Irish Biography

Missing Persons in the Dictionary of Irish Biography – Vincent Hanley

Wednesday, 24 February 2016

A range of lives feature in the December 2015 ‘missing persons’ update to the Dictionary of Irish Biography online, comprising persons omitted from the 2009 first edition. Read the entry on Vincent Hanley, by Dr Linde...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Jim Larkin Statue on O'Connell Street

Friday, 29 January 2016

Jim Larkin Statue, O’Connell Street Dublin by Oisín Kelly, 1978

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

Seventy-five ‘missing persons’ added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography online.

Friday, 22 January 2016

A range of lives feature in the December 2015 ‘missing persons’ update – comprising persons omitted from the 2009 first edition – added to the DIB online.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Dublin Rising 1916-2016

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Academy partners with Google to launch virtual tour.

Dictionary of Irish Biography, Library, Publications

Dictionary of Irish Biography presented to Peter Robinson

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny presented Peter Robinson with the Dictionary of Irish Biography

Dictionary of Irish Biography

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