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Let ‘the People’ Decide

Tuesday, 20 July 2021

In today's ARINS blog, Professor Colin Harvey picks through the political uncertainties surrounding the anticipated referendums, north and south, and asks how will the referendums work?

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

Sinn Féin is biggest obstacle to Irish unity

Monday, 19 July 2021

Liam Kennedy's article One Island, Two Peoples: Ethical Perspectives on Ireland's Consitutional Future has been published by the ARINS (Analysing and Resarching Ireland North and South) project.

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

Rethinking Social Security for a new Ireland

Tuesday, 6 July 2021

In today's ARINS blog, Ciara Fitzpatrick and Charles O’Sullivan set the scene for future conversations on the development of an all-Ireland social welfare system.

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

ARINS podcast episode 2: Who is better off?

Thursday, 1 July 2021

In this episode Adele Bergin and Seamus McGuinness reflect on cross-border differences in living standards, opportunities and quality of life on the island of Ireland. 

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

Divided Lives: How to Build a Deliberative Democracy for Northern Ireland

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

In today's ARINS blog, Jane Suiter discusses the possibility of having an all-island citizens’ assembly in advance of a future referendum.

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

Watch back: 'A history of Ireland in 100 words: language into lives'

Thursday, 10 June 2021

Did you miss the event with RIA authors of A history of Ireland in 100 words? Watch it here.

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Grangegorman Lives: Thomas Lambert Synnott

Thursday, 10 June 2021

This pairing in our Grangegorman Lives series demonstrate how different lives can intersect and impact one another. The lives of Thomas Lambert Synnott and Margaret Louisa Aylward, both born in 1810, intersect in...

Publications, Grangegorman Histories, Grangegorman Lives

Grangegorman Lives: Margaret Louisa Aylward

Thursday, 10 June 2021

The next pairing in our Grangegorman Lives series demonstrate how very different lives can intersect and impact one another. The lives of Margaret Louisa Aylward and Thomas Lambert Synnott, both born in 1810, intersect...

Publications, Grangegorman Histories, Grangegorman Lives

Why the ‘Subvention’ does not matter

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

RIA editor John Doyle discusses Northern Ireland and the all-Ireland economy in today's Irish Times.

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

Important notice in relation to Covid-19

Thursday, 3 June 2021

Academy House is open subject to maximum occupancy levels. Academy staff continue to work remotely, unless there is a need for them to be present to support core activities.  Plans for the further phases will...

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