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‘Cuir aingilín anois fúithe’: Put an ember under it

Wednesday, 30 March 2022

Déanann Conchúr Mag Eacháin, iniúchadh ar ‘an tAingeal’ teanga agus béaloidis agus an fhianaise atá air ar fud na hÉireann agus na hAlban.

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Columba 1500 / Colm Cille 1500

Monday, 16 August 2021

For Heritage Week 2021 view our exhibition: Columban Texts and Traditions / Taispeántas: Téacsanna agus Traidisiúin Cholm Cille.

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Máirtín Ó Cadhain's new dictionary launched

Friday, 18 June 2021

A new online dictionary of over half a million words written by the celebrated Irish author Máirtín Ó Cadhain gives a snapshot of Gaeltacht life.

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Artworks to mark the feast of Colm Cille

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

The artworks were commissioned as part of the Colm Cille 1500 commemoration and were received in Academy House today.

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7 new artworks to celebrate Colm Cille’s 1500th anniversary

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

The commissions are in the visual arts, music and literature and have been commissioned by the RIA with the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs.

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Interview with RIA authors Sharon Arbuthnot and Máire Ní Mhaonaigh

Friday, 12 March 2021

Celebrating the launch of the Spreading the Words RadioMoLI series as a whole.

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St Patrick's Day with the authors of A history of Ireland in 100 words

Sunday, 7 March 2021

Taking you from Liverpool to Madrid in just a couple of clicks.

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The plant of the bent head

Friday, 5 March 2021

Today's episode of Spreading the Words focuses on Lus an chromchinn and other flowers with memorable Irish names.

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How has the wind shaped Irish life and literature?

Friday, 26 February 2021

Find out in today's episode of Spreading the Words, which focuses on the Irish word gaoth.

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