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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.
Michaela Blott Women in leadership MasterclassMonday, 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.
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 and podcast from the...
New Executive Secretary appointedTuesday, 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.
'The Irish dimension to British history: from the Act of Union to Brexit'Monday, 25 February 2019
Watch 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.
RJ Hunter Fellowship EventMonday, 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'.
'Women in government: four Tanaisti in conversation'Friday, 25 January 2019
View our discourse marking the centenary of the 1918 parliamentary elections online now.
Suffrage poem reading at the United NationsTuesday, 4 December 2018
Watch author Eavan Boland, Hon. MRIA, read her commemorative poem on UN television
Winner of €10,000 Michel Déon Prize announcedTuesday, 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
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.