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The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann champions research. We identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. We support scholarship and promote awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. We believe that good research needs to be promoted, sustained and communicated. The Academy is run by a Council of its members. Membership is by election and considered the highest academic honour in Ireland.

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Ireland’s finest get ‘everyday’ treatment

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Ireland’s latest definitive stamps will bring some of the nation’s most loved antiquities to a new audience.

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435 million year old fossil starfish discovered in Maam Valley

Monday, 22 January 2018

A new species of fossil starfish discovered in the Maam Valley of County Galway is described in the latest issue of the Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, published by the Royal Irish Academy.

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New atlas publication: Clontarf by Colm Lennon

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Dublin suburbs, no. 1 Clontarf by Colm Lennon is availble to buy now.

Publications, Irish Historic Towns Atlas

New book: 'Sunningdale' by Noel Dorr

Monday, 4 December 2017

A book that is timely and timeless: renowned journalist Olivia O'Leary launched our latest publication on 22 November.

Publications, Standing Committee for International Affairs

The false widow spider is all over the web

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Read what the experts have to say in the latest issue of Biology and Environment

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DIFP X (1951-7)

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Launched by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charles Flanagan TD

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

At home in the Revolution wins book award for history

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Our title has been named a Foreword Reviews’ 2015 INDIEFAB book of the year awards bronze winner.

Publications, Decade of Centenaries

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: True Nature by Willie Doherty

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Derry-based Doherty is arguably the most significant Northern Irish artist of his generation.  

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Teacup by Dorothy Cross for 1997

Friday, 10 June 2016

This artwork has been selected from Art and Architecture of Ireland Volume V: Twentieth Century.

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Publications

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: City Drawings by Kathy Prendergast

Saturday, 28 May 2016

A series-in-progress that aimed to create an individual cartographic sketch of every capital city in the world.

Art and Architecture of Ireland, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Publications

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