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Scoláireachtaí Foilsitheoireachta Léann na Gaeilge 2021

Monday, 12 October 2020

Tá Fochoiste na bhFoilseachán, Coiste Léann na Gaeilge, Litríocht na Gaeilge agus na gCultúr Ceilteach ag glacadh le hiarratais anois do Scoláireachtaí Foilsitheoireachta Léann na Gaeilge 2021.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Coiste Léann na Gaeilge, Litríocht na Gaeilge agus na gCultúr Ceilteach

Snap that: Life through the lens of Ireland’s 18- to 25-year-olds

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Calling 18- to 25-year-olds on the island of Ireland to tell the story of your generation through your smartphone lens. Photographs with accompanying captions will be selected for an online exhibition. Closing date for...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

Autumn Archaeology Grants schemes open

Wednesday, 9 September 2020

Archaeology Research Excavation Grants,  Directed Archaeological Research for World Heritage Sites,  Archaeology Radiocarbon Dates Scheme now open for applications.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards, Archaeology Research Excavation Grant

Mary Robinson's Plenary at RIA international affairs conference, 'The global politics of climate emergency'

Thursday, 30 April 2020

Mary Robinson MRIA provided the Plenary at this year's annual international affairs conference on 29 April 2020.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs

Tánaiste's Keynote at 'The global politics of climate emergency'

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Mr Simon Coveney T.D., Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade provided the keynote at the RIA's Standing Committee for International Affairs annual conference on 29 April 2020; 'The global politics of...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs

Extended Deadline - Archaeology Research Grants and Radiocarbon dates

Monday, 6 April 2020

The deadline for these grant schemes has been extended until 14 April 2020 due to the current Covid-19 situation. 

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards

'Church of Ireland: Disestablishment and beyond'

Thursday, 5 March 2020

If you missed our sell out conference on the 27 February 2020 commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland you can listen to it now.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee, Social Sciences Committee

'The global politics of climate emergency'

Thursday, 28 November 2019

Call for papers for the 2020 International Affairs Conference, 'The global politics of climate emergency' which will take place on Wednesday, 29 April 2020.  

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs

'Revealing the past: archaeological excavation and research in Ireland'

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

If you did not manage to secure a place at this year’s sell-out seminar you can listen to it now.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology

'Housing and home, global and local: where are we now?’

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

We regret to announce that this event, which had been scheduled for Thursday 21 November 2019 at 3.00 p.m., has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. We apologise most sincerely for the...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee, Public Engagement

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