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'"A little remnant of the work of the ancients" 23 N 10: the Book of Ballycummin'

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Listen back to the Library’s 4th Irish Manuscripts Conference in partnership with Roinn na Sean-Ghaeilge, Ollscoil Mhá Nuad.

Library, Public Engagement

Michaela Blott Women in leadership Masterclass

Monday, 11 March 2019

On 4 March 2019, Dr Michaela Blott, Xilinx gave the first 2019 Women in Leadership Masterclass at the Royal Irish Academy with the support of Accenture.

Public Engagement, Women in Leadership

Rural Conversation Report and Podcast No. 2: 'Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland'

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Rural Conversation No. 2: ‘Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland’, the second in the series was held on 28 February 2019 in Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). The report ...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee, Public Engagement

New Executive Secretary appointed

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Ireland’s leading body of experts in the humanities and sciences, the Royal Irish Academy, has appointed Dr. Tony Gaynor as its Executive Secretary.

Public Engagement

'The Irish dimension to British history: from the Act of Union to Brexit'

Monday, 25 February 2019

Listen to Sir David Cannedine addresses the key issues in Irish history within the context of British history from the early 1800s and the Act of Union, through to the current Brexit situation.

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

RJ Hunter Fellowship Event

Monday, 25 February 2019

Listen to Gerard Farrell speak about ‘An ethnohistory of Gaelic Ulster, 1500-1700’ and David Heffernan on ‘The Goldsmiths Company of London and the Londonderry Plantation under James I, c. 1609–25'.

Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

'Women in government: four Tanaisti in conversation'

Friday, 25 January 2019

View our discourse marking the centenary of the 1918 parliamentary elections online now.

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Suffrage poem reading at the United Nations

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Watch author Eavan Boland, Hon. MRIA, read her commemorative poem on UN television

Publications, Public Engagement

Winner of €10,000 Michel Déon Prize announced

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The winner of the inaugural Michel Déon Prize for non-fiction is Breandán Mac Suibhne for his book The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee, Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

Chris Bean discusses 'Recent insights into how the Earth works: embracing uncertainty'

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Watch an interview and full discourse with Professor Chris Bean in which he discusses predictability and uncertainty in forecasting volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides.

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

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