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Mary Canning has been elected as President of the Royal Irish Academy. She became only the second female President in 235 years when she was elected today during Academy’s first virtual Stated General Meeting.
Our latest Annual Review has just been published. Have a look at it online below or as a PDF or pick up a copy in Academy House.
Listen to Professor Michael Peter Kennedy reflect on the role of a Learned Academy in the Royal Irish Academy Presidential Discourse.
Professor Nicholas Canny MRIA, distinguished historian, received the RIA's premier award the Cunningham Medal
Listen to Brendan O’Leary Hon. MRIA discuss his latest three volume book A Treatise on Northern Ireland with Ben Lowry, Deputy Editor, News Letter.
Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Ian Gibson two of our Honorary Members are to receive the 2019 Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad today from President Higgins.
Professor Isabel Torres, an expert in Spanish Golden Age Literature was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.
Professor Rowland Stout, contemporary philosopher was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.
Catherine Stanton, senior principal research officer at Teagasc was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.