THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
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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.
Wishing all our members and friends a very Happy Christmas and New Year.
Listen to neuroscientist Eleanor Maguire discuss memory failure as part of her Discourse, The Anatomy of Memory followed by respondent Shane O'Mara MRIA, Professor of Experimental Brain Research, Trinity...
We regret to announce that this event, which had been scheduled for Thursday 21 November 2019 at 3.00 p.m., has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. We apologise most sincerely for the...
Listen to Professor Brigid Laffan MRIA discuss how membership of the EU has become Ireland’s geopolitical anchor.
If you missed our Academy Discourse where Professor Emma Teeling, MRIA talks about her research into what bat genetics can teach us about human disease and aging, you can hear it now.
On the 16 October each year, a day of celebrations is held to commemorate famed Irish mathematician William Rowan Hamilton's quaternion algebra 'Eureka moment' in 1843.
Today at Broombridge Luas stop Minister Paschal Donohoe TD launched an artwork by emerging artist Emma Ray that celebrates a 176 year old act of graffiti.
The Royal Irish Academy has collaborated with students from TU Dublin and TII/Luas on a Hamilton promotional campaign.
This must-see set of talks brings the very best and brightest minds of our age to a public audience.