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The artist and the presidentsWednesday, 28 March 2018
The latest Library Blog post highlights the works of artist Sarah Purser at Academy House.
Printed books in Irish in the Royal Irish Academy LibraryWednesday, 28 February 2018
The latest Library blog post looks at our collection of Irish language books.
A French art historian in IrelandFriday, 26 January 2018
Latest Library Blog post. Peter Harbison, MRIA, looks at the works of art historian and archaeologist Françoise Henry, MRIA, the subject of our current exhibition Françoise Henry and the history of Irish art
Academy House closed on Tuesday, 10 AprilMonday, 1 January 2018
The Academy (including the Library) will be closed on Tuesday, 10 April to facilitate staff training. Apologies in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
Researching our medieval Irish manuscripts: impact of digitisationTuesday, 28 November 2017
Irish Script on Screen has opened up a world of manuscripts for scholars - the latest Library Blog post looks at how digitisation has contributed to the study of manuscripts.
Table-Turning: a Victorian fadTuesday, 24 October 2017
This month’s Library Blog post delves into our nineteenth-century pamphlets to get readers into the spirit of Halloween.
Beranger's painted people - himself and othersTuesday, 26 September 2017
Dr Peter Harbison, MRIA, takes a closer look at Gabriel Beranger's watercolours in the latest Library blog post.
Learning to read Irish text, 1727Thursday, 24 August 2017
Learning to read Irish manuscripts is a first step to perpetuating the scholarly tradition cultivated by eighteenth-century Irish scribes and scholars. Latest blog post by Bernadette Cunningham, Deputy Librarian.
‘This is a song a robin sang , this morning on a broken tree’Thursday, 27 July 2017
In memoriam Francis Ledwidge, 1887-1917. The latest Library blog post, written by Siobhán Fitzpatrick.
Listen back to our Swift Lunchtime LecturesThursday, 20 July 2017
A series of talks commemorating the 350th anniversary of Jonathan Swift's birth.