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27 December 1922: The occupation of the Irish consulate, New York

Tuesday, 27 December 2022

Read John Gibney's essay on "Revolutionary Diplomacy" on Century Ireland. 

Publications, Ireland 1922

22 December 1922: Patrick Hogan’s memorandum on land seizures

Thursday, 22 December 2022

Read Heather Laird's essay on "Containing the Land War" on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Holiday Opening Hours

Friday, 16 December 2022

Season's Greetings to all our members and friends!

Library, Publications

8 December 1922: The Mountjoy executions

Thursday, 8 December 2022

Read Seán Enright's essay on "State Executions during the Irish revolution" on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

7 December 1922: Ulster opts out of the Irish Free State

Wednesday, 7 December 2022

Read Robert Lynch's article on "Partition and Power" on Century Ireland. 

Publications, Ireland 1922

6 December 1922: The Irish Free State constitution becomes law

Tuesday, 6 December 2022

Read Bill Kissane's article on "Defining Independence" on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

30 November 1922: Cumann na mBan’s telegram to W.T. Cosgrave

Thursday, 1 December 2022

Read Dianne Hall's article on "Irish Australians and the civil war." on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

ARINS podcast episode 17: One island, two labour markets

Thursday, 1 December 2022

In this month’s podcast host Rory Montgomery discusses John FitzGerald’s article, One island two labour markets with the author, and respondent and Nevin Economic Research Institute's Tom McDonnell, investigating how...

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

An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin addresses the Royal Irish Academy

Wednesday, 30 November 2022

An Taoiseach reflects on how history shaped his political choices

Publications, Ireland 1922

RIA awarded €209K to advance open research

Monday, 21 November 2022

The project, led by RIA Managing Editor Ruth Hegarty, will deliver a feasibility study and pilot with a view to establishing a national platform for Diamond Open Access publication of journals and books