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Rural Conversation Report and Podcast No. 3: 'Building vibrant and sustainable communities in rural Ireland'Wednesday, 17 April 2019
The final in the series of three Rural Conversations was held on Thursday, 4 April 2019 and hosted in Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT). The report and podcast from this event are now available.
'Dáil Éireann: the first 100 years, 1919–2019'Wednesday, 27 March 2019
This one-day conference held on 11 December 2018 produced in partnership with the Houses of the Oireachtas to mark the 100th anniversary of Dáil Éireann is is now available to watch online.
Rural Conversation Report and Podcast No. 2: 'Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland'Wednesday, 6 March 2019
Rural Conversation No. 2: ‘Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland’, the second in the series was held on 28 February 2019 in Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). The report and podcast from the...
'Women writing Ireland'Friday, 22 February 2019
Listen to a panel discussion with four Irish women writers to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849).
'One hundred years of Irish foreign policy: looking back, looking forwards'Thursday, 20 December 2018
Call for Papers for the 2019 International Affairs Conference - deadline: Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 5.00 p.m.
Rural Conversation Podcast and Report No. 1: 'Delivering economic development in rural Ireland'Monday, 17 December 2018
The first event in the Rural Conversations Series was held in NUIG on 8 November. The report and podcast from the event are now available.
Expert Statement: The Social Sciences and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Disciplines in IrelandThursday, 13 December 2018
This Expert Statement outlines the relationship between the STEM disciplines and the social sciences in Ireland through an analysis of the sites of collaboration, opportunities and challenges, and policy initiatives.
Heritage Podcast: Placing Value on our Past - Managing Ireland’s Archaeology: Michael MacDonaghTuesday, 13 November 2018
In this podcast Michael MacDonagh talks of the opportunities and challenges of preserving Ireland’s past and managing our archaeological heritage.
Heritage Podcast: Digital Cultural Heritage – Dr Natalie HarrowerTuesday, 13 November 2018
Dr Natalie Harrower is the Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland. In this podcast she talks about the challenges of preserving heritage that is ‘born digital’ and how best to collect and safeguard our digital...
Heritage Podcast: Northern Ireland, Heritage And Memory Dealing With The Troubling Remnants Of Conflict In A Volatile StateMonday, 5 November 2018
In this podcast, Laura McAtackney aims to re-focus our attention away from the personal narratives of oral testimonies as well as the documents of government archives in terms of how we understand the Northern Ireland...