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28 New Members elected to Royal Irish AcademyFriday, 25 May 2018
Today 28 new Members of the Royal Irish Academy were elected for their exceptional contribution to the sciences, humanities and social sciences as well as to public service. They include the poet Eavan Boland, public...
Council has recommended that two Members be appointed to the RCHM, one from Science and one from PL&A. This will be a three-year appointment.
Gold Medal Award CeremonyMonday, 26 March 2018
Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D. presented the 2017 Royal Irish Academy Gold Medals at a ceremony in Academy House on 23 March.
Watch Catherine Day's discourse: 'Will the post Brexit EU be different?'Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Catherine Day, MRIA and former Secretary General of the EU Commission, examines and contextualises the landscape of Post Brexit EU. Response by Noel Dorr, MRIA.
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.
The Holy See and the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: Is a once-promising journey now going backwardFriday, 17 November 2017
Watch Professor Mary McAleese's interview about her recent discourse addressing issues of Canon Law and children's rights.
Recent BereavementsThursday, 2 November 2017
We note with sadness the passing of the following Members:
Mary E. Daly honoured at Queen's University, BelfastWednesday, 5 July 2017
Mary E. Daly former President of the RIA was honoured on Tuesday 4 July 2017 for distinction in the humanities at QUB where she received an Honorary Degree.
18 New Members of the Royal Irish AcademyFriday, 26 May 2017
Experts on cryptography, artificial intelligence, obesity and Wolfe Tone.
Our new PresidentTuesday, 18 April 2017
Professor Michael Peter Kennedy, a world expert in wireless communications, is the 56th President of the Royal Irish Academy.