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Just published: Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume XII, 1961-1965Thursday, 26 November 2020
The twelfth volume in the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series, covering the years 1961 to 1965, is available now.
The creative word-play of Eiléan Ní ChuilleanáinWednesday, 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.
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.
New open access issue of Biology and Environment available onlineWednesday, 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...
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.
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.
Is perception a state of mind?Friday, 6 November 2020
In today's episode of Spreading the Words we explore the meaning of the word Dúlra, a word dear to poet Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill.
Did you miss our event on Shaw and Legacy?Thursday, 5 November 2020
If so, here you can access the recording and watch it again.
Eight-legged wild little oxFriday, 30 October 2020
What are we to make of the word damhán alla? Let's try and shed some light on its origins in today's episode of Spreading the Words.
Educational resources designed for the Irish and Northern Irish curricula to support our forthcoming book 'Ireland 1922: Independence, Partition, Civil War'Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Covering key themes in the history of the Irish revolution, these resources will provide supplemental material for teachers preparing for Leaving Certificate and A Level exams.