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Celebrating the reprint of our book with some bonus words. No. 102: Amadán: fooling around
Celebrating the reprint of our book with some bonus words. No. 101: cró: through the eye of a needle
Discover the origins of the word 'badhbh' in our book A history of Ireland in 100 words
Vote for our book in the 'best Irish-published book of the year' category
Our Managing Editor tells us about the two covers of A history of Ireland in 100 words
Discover the origins of the words 'airgead', 'punt' and 'pingin' in our book A history of Ireland in 100 words
Minister Seán Kyne T.D. today announced the approval of a €920,000 grant over a five year period
In this month’s Library blog post, Charles Dillon, Editor of the Royal Irish Academy’s Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, examines how O’Brien’s Focalóir came about and its influence on Irish learning and lexicography.
A major milestone is reached in the Academy's Irish language project Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge.
The latest Library blog post, written by Charles Dillon, editor of the Academy's Foclóir Stairiúil Gaeilge, looks at the 'founder of Celtic studies'.