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A lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life.
This month's Blog post looks at the Book of Ballycummin, the subject of our 4th Irish Manuscripts Conference taking place 7-8 March.
Princess Ekaterina Romanovna Dashkova: the woman who broke through the ‘august sanctuary’ of the male-dominated Russian AcademyThursday, 10 January 2019
Dr Angela Byrne writes about Princess Dashkova for the fourth Blog post in our series on the five Honorary Members featured in our exhibition 'Prodigies of learning: Academy women in the nineteenth...
Three hundred years ago this month, Irish scribes were busy working on a new Irish manuscript. It was to be known as the Book of Knockninny.
The Latest Library Blog post has been written by one of our international Readers, Irish-American printer, Jim Wilder.
Codices Hibernenses Eximii II: Book of Ballymote is the second in a series of books dedicated to exploring some of the major manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy’s collection.
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.
We continue our Blog post series on the five Honorary Members featured in our exhibition 'Prodigies of learning: Academy women in the nineteenth century'. This month we look at Margaret Stokes
As one of DRI’s core consortium organisations, the RIA has been closely involved with DRI’s development since 2011 and collections from the Academy Library and Publications departments have been deposited in the...
The latest Library blog post commemorates the 90th anniversary of the recording of Irish speakers by Dr Wilhelm Doegen of Berlin and celebrates new images of the speakers thanks to the National Folklore Collection...