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Climate and society in modern Ireland: past and future vulnerabilitiesWednesday, 24 November 2021
In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, John Sweeney considers the challenging interaction between climate and society from the nineteenth century to the present.
New DIB book ‘Irish lives in America’ publishedThursday, 18 November 2021
The Royal Irish Academy has published a special Dictionary of Irish Biography (DIB) collection, Irish lives in America (November 2021).
Shelfmarks with Siobhán MannionThursday, 18 November 2021
In episode 5 of Shelfmarks, Zoë Comyns explores the myth of Cessair and Fintan mac Bochra from the Leabhar Gabhála.
Proceedings of the RIA 121C now available in print and onlineWednesday, 17 November 2021
Covering bloodletting, prehistoric hillforts, women in war and much more.
New podcast series on Climate and Society in IrelandWednesday, 17 November 2021
Host Gill Plunkett explores the long view of climate change with some of the authors of Climate and Society in Ireland.
Reconstructing hydrological drought in Irish catchments (1850–2015)Wednesday, 17 November 2021
In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, Simon Noone and Conor Murphy provide a first attempt to reconstruct historical river flows to examine hydrological drought in Ireland.
Seeing the natural world: Comhbhá an DúlraWednesday, 10 November 2021
In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, Máire Ní Annracháin examines the ecocritical spirit of modern Gaelic poetry.
Shelfmarks with Manchán MaganThursday, 4 November 2021
This week on Shelfmarks imaginary islands, real books and Manchán Magan on the magical in betweenness of Irish.
ARINS podcast episode 5: Pulpit to PublicThursday, 4 November 2021
In this episode, Gladys Ganiel and Philip McDonagh discuss church leaders' contributions to public debates about a post-Brexit island.
Poetry and climate change in Ireland 1600–1820Wednesday, 3 November 2021
In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, Lucy Collins explores what poetry reveals about the evolving relationship between humans and their environment.