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Royal Irish Academy Library Lectures come of age in 2022!Monday, 19 December 2022
The latest library guest blog features former Academy Librarian, Siobhán Fitzpatrick’s reflections on the development of the Library’s long-running series of lunchtime lectures.
Archives of William McFadden Orr MRIA, FRSMonday, 28 November 2022
The latest library guest blog post by Brian Patrick McArdle reflects on the Royal Irish Academy’s archive collection of William McFadden Orr MRIA, FRS (1866–1934).
Jan Łukasiewicz, Professor of Mathematical Logic at the Royal Irish AcademyMonday, 7 November 2022
The latest library guest blog post by Dr Eoin Kinsella, Managing Editor, Dictionary of Irish Biography reflects on the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) exhibition about the life and career of Professor Jan Łukasiewicz (1878–...
Provenance and annotations in Bertrand Russell’s Principles of MathematicsWednesday, 31 August 2022
The latest library guest blog post by Bill Mc Cormack, MRIA, explores the provenance of Bertrand Russell’s 1903 edition Principles of Mathematics (vol 1) and its annotations in the copy held at the Royal Irish Academy...
Shelfmarks: a podcast series recording library collectionsMonday, 8 August 2022
The latest library guest blog post by Zoë Comyns, RIA Podcaster in Residence, reflects on the Shelfmarks podcast series looking through the library collections to explore how people have written about and observed our...
“If you are to go out sir, then we’ll all go out together” – The Heroics of Tom CreanWednesday, 29 June 2022
In our latest Library Blog post we sail away to Antarctica with Tom Crean in a post co-authored by RIA Deputy Librarian Meadhbh Murphy and author Tim Foley.
Ogam script in the RIA Library collectionsTuesday, 3 May 2022
In our latest Library Blog post guest blogger Deborah Hayden, Department of Early Irish, Maynooth University takes a fascinating look at the Irish language writing system of Ogam in the manuscripts of the RIA library.
Celebrating RIA Library Irish language collections during Seachtain na GaeilgeWednesday, 6 April 2022
Latest Library blog post. In March, the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) collaborated with the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Library to promote Irish language collections as part of the Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations...
#LibraryLoversMonth February 2022 – highlights from #LibraryAtoZ on Twitter and InstagramWednesday, 16 March 2022
Latest Library Blog post. In February the Library participated in the Library Lovers Month social media campaign, here are the most popular activities and collections we highlighted.
Irish Script on Screen: Digitising the Cathach of St Colum CilleMonday, 14 February 2022
Latest Library Blog post. A behind the scenes look at the digitisation of the Cathach of St Colum Cille for Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) by Anne Marie O’Brien, DIAS.