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‘Women of the Rising’ campaign launched on International Women’s Day

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

On 8 March the Royal Irish Academy, in partnership with Bus Éireann, launched a campaign to commemorate some of the women of the 1916 Rising, to coincide with International Women’s Day 2016.

Publications, Decade of Centenaries

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Bligeard Sráide by Michael Davitt

Thursday, 3 March 2016

This week’s Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks is Bligeard Sraide published in 1983 by Michael Davitt, which established Davitt as one of the most innovative poets in the Irish language.  

Dictionary of Irish Biography, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Publications

1916 Portraits and Lives on display in the Ulster Museum, Belfast

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

A complete set of prints from our recent publication 1916 Portraits and Lives is now on display in the Ulster Museum, Belfast.

Publications, Decade of Centenaries, Dictionary of Irish Biography

1916 Portraits and Lives panels unveiled in Pearse Station

Friday, 26 February 2016

16 panels depicting Rising leaders who had train stations named after them in 1966 were unveiled on 25 February in Pearse Station.

Publications, Decade of Centenaries

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Derek Mahon

Friday, 26 February 2016

Derek Mahon, The Hunt by Night

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Publications

At home in the revolution: public talks by the author

Thursday, 25 February 2016

At home in the revolution: public talks by the author

Publications, Decade of Centenaries

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Clifford Rainey

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

This week’s Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks is 'Belfast After Pollaioulo' by Clifford Rainey.

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Publications

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: In Her Own Image, Eavan Boland

Friday, 12 February 2016

In Her Own Image, by Eavan Boland, 1980

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Publications

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Jim Larkin Statue on O'Connell Street

Friday, 29 January 2016

Jim Larkin Statue, O’Connell Street Dublin by Oisín Kelly, 1978

Dictionary of Irish Biography, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Publications

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