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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 


4 November 1922: Mary MacSwiney's hunger strike

Friday, 4 November 2022

Read Diarmaid Ferriter's essay on "The Sanctity of Oaths" on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Open Call for Membership of Editorial Board Irish Journal of Earth Sciences

Tuesday, 1 November 2022

The Royal Irish Academy is issuing an Open Call seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified individuals who are willing to serve on the Editorial Board of its journal Irish Journal of Earth Sciences. Known...


23 October 1922: The burning of Tullamaine Castle

Sunday, 23 October 2022

Read Gemma Clarke's essay on 'Everyday Violence in the Irish Civil War' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

‘The future of Ireland is not a headcount’ - Why radical inclusion is important

Friday, 21 October 2022

Simon Coveney recently identified the disconnect between political discussions of potential Irish reunification and a widespread everyday uncertainty and disengagement. A new diversity needs new engagement.

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

Culture Night returns to Academy House

Wednesday, 12 October 2022

A wonderful evening was had at Academy House celebrating Culture Night 2022, our first in-person Culture Night since 2019! We welcomed 550 visitors through the doors and there was plenty to see and hear.

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10 October 1922: The bishops condemn the republican campaign

Monday, 10 October 2022

Read Dáithí Ó Corráin's essay on 'Weaponising the Sacraments: The Roman Catholic Church and the Civil War' on Century Ireland. 

Publications, Ireland 1922