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Launch of IHTA Dungarvan, Rathmines and Drogheda

Thursday, 26 May 2022

A combined launch of recent Irish Historic Towns Atlas publications took place in Academy House on 19 May 2022 at the and of a day of workshops. 

Publications, Irish Historic Towns Atlas

25 May 1922: The First Anniversary of the Burning of the Custom House

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Read Lisa Godson's essay on ‘Uniforms, Collectivity and Authority' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

22 May 1922: The Forcible Hair Cutting of the Cullen Sisters of Keenaghan, Co. Tyrone

Sunday, 22 May 2022

Read Mary McAuliffe's essay on ‘Gendered Violence Against Women' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Vacancy: Publications Administrator and Marketing Executive

Wednesday, 11 May 2022

Applications are invited for the position of Administrator and Marketing Executive as part of the Publications team based at the Royal Irish Academy (1 year fixed-term contract).

Publications, Vacancies

Much more than meh: The Northern Ireland Assembly Elections of 5 May 2022

Wednesday, 11 May 2022

The Northern Ireland Assembly election of May 2022 was transformational, despite very small shifts in the magnitudes of seats won by the two dominant blocs.

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

ARINS podcast episode 11: A Shared Ireland? Identity, Meaning, Representation and Sport

Thursday, 5 May 2022

In this episode, Katie Liston, Joseph Maguire and Bruce Kidd explore the role of sports in crafting identities and shaping politics on the island of Ireland.

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

1 May 1922: Dublin Corporation Calls for the Censorship of Films

Sunday, 1 May 2022

Read Kevin Rockett's essay on 'Keeping Hollywood’s ‘Monkey House’ Morality Out Of Ireland' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Limited edition prints of Michael Collins and other figures from the Rising

Monday, 11 April 2022

Each individual print is signed, numbered and hand coloured by artist David Rooney.

Publications, 1916 Portraits and Lives, Decade of Centenaries

ARINS podcast episode 10: Police governance, oversight and accountability in a united Ireland

Thursday, 7 April 2022

In this episode, Vicky Conway and Roger Mac Ginty examine how policing in a united Ireland might coordinate questions of governance, oversight and accountability.

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

31 March 1922: W.B. Yeats in Thoor Ballylee

Thursday, 31 March 2022

Read R.F. Foster's essay 'Meditating in Time of Civil War' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922