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Launch of The Book of Ballymote!

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

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.

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Bishop John O’Brien and his 250 year-old Irish Dictionary

Friday, 19 October 2018

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.

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Margaret Stokes: antiquarian scholar with an artist’s eye

Thursday, 20 September 2018

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 

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Royal Irish Academy joins Digital Repository of Ireland under new membership model

Thursday, 20 September 2018

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...

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'The Doegen Records: putting faces to voices from the past'

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

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...

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Miss Edgeworth advises …

Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Second in 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 Maria Edgeworth,...

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Caroline Herschel – ‘Comet-searcher’

Monday, 25 June 2018

First in our Blog post series on five Honorary Members featured in our exhibition 'Prodigies of learning: Academy women in the nineteenth century.' This month we look at Caroline Herschel.

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Not just bricks & mortar

Monday, 28 May 2018

Latest Library Blog post: A short film about the Royal Irish Academy Library 

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Listen back to Dr Eileen Kane's Lunchtime Lecture on Françoise Henry

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Dr Eileen Kane presented her lecture on archaeologist and Irish art historian Françoise Henry, MRIA, at Academy House on 18 April 2018. 

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The artist and the presidents

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

The latest Library Blog post highlights the works of artist Sarah Purser at Academy House.

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