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There’s no place like home

Friday, 11 December 2020

In today's episode of Spreading the Words we learn about the various meanings of the word teaghlach.

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Christmas last postal dates for web orders

Tuesday, 8 December 2020

This year is like no other and we advise customers to shop early, or ‘click and collect’ from Academy House.

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Did you know that beards were status symbols in the world of early Irish literature?

Friday, 4 December 2020

Learn more in today's episode of Spreading the Words on the word ulcha.

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A literature of place

Friday, 27 November 2020

In today's episode of Spreading the Words we explore the meaning of the word Dinnsheanchas.

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Just published: Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume XII, 1961-1965

Thursday, 26 November 2020

The twelfth volume in the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series, covering the years 1961 to 1965, is available now.

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The creative word-play of Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

In today's episode of Spreading the Words we explore the meaning of Gloss/Clós/Glas, words dear to poet Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin.

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What Irish folklore creature features in several modern terms for fungi?

Friday, 20 November 2020

Find out in today's episode of Spreading the Words on fás aon oíche.

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New open access issue of Biology and Environment available online

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

The issue, edited by Mary Kelly-Quinn, features a selection of pa­pers originally presented at Ire­land’s first National Biodiversity Conference, ‘New Horizons for Nature’, which was held in February 2019 and hosted by...

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A tasty snack or a source of enlightenment?

Friday, 13 November 2020

In today's episode of Spreading the Words we explore some of the stories associated with the word Coll. 

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Celebrating Science Week with the authors of 'Catching the worm'

Monday, 9 November 2020

Join RIA authors William C. Campbell and Claire O'Connell on 12 November on RTÉ One.

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