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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.
A complete set of prints from our recent publication 1916 Portraits and Lives is now on display in the Ulster Museum, Belfast.
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...
Jim Larkin Statue, O’Connell Street Dublin by Oisín Kelly, 1978
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.
Academy partners with Google to launch virtual tour.
Seamus Heaney, 1975
'Da' by Hugh Leonard, 1978
'Christmas Eve' by Maeve Brennan, 1974
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny presented Peter Robinson with the Dictionary of Irish Biography