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Available now: 'Ireland 1922' and 'The Handover'

Thursday, 16 December 2021

Order now to receive them in time for Christmas.

Publications, Decade of Centenaries

Climate and Society in Ireland podcast ep. 4: Graeme Warren

Wednesday, 15 December 2021

In the final episode of Climate and Society in Ireland, Gill Plunkett talks to Graeme Warren about the impact of climate change on the earliest human settlement of Ireland.

Publications, Climate and Society in Ireland

Climate and Society in Ireland podcast ep. 3: Bruce Campbell and Francis Ludlow

Wednesday, 8 December 2021

In episode 3, host Gill Plunkett talks to Bruce Campbell and Francis Ludlow about climate change as a major but neglected grand theme of late medieval Irish history. 

Publications, Climate and Society in Ireland

Shelfmarks with Neil Hegarty

Friday, 3 December 2021

This week is the final episode of Shelfmarks and in it Zoë explores the life and work of chemist Richard Kirwan (President of the RIA 1790-1812)

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ARINS podcast episode 6: let 'the people' decide

Wednesday, 1 December 2021

In this episode, Colin Harvey and Jennifer Kavanagh pick through the political uncertainties surrounding the anticipated referendums, north and south.

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

Climate and Society in Ireland podcast ep. 2: Lucy Collins

Wednesday, 1 December 2021

In episode 2 of our new podcast, host Gill Plunkett talks to Lucy Collins about representations of climate change in Irish poetry between 1600 and 1820.

Publications, Climate and Society in Ireland

Climate and Society in Ireland podcast ep. 1: John Sweeney

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

In this first episode of our new podcast, host Gill Plunkett talks to John Sweeney about the challenges posed by climate change over the past few centuries.

Publications, Climate and Society in Ireland

Climate and society in modern Ireland: past and future vulnerabilities

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, John Sweeney considers the challenging interaction between climate and society from the nineteenth century to the present.

Publications, Publications Blog, Climate and Society in Ireland

Important notice in relation to Covid-19

Friday, 19 November 2021

Academy House is open subject to maximum occupancy levels. All visitors must present their digital Covid-19 Certificate.

Library, Publications, Grants and Awards

New DIB book ‘Irish lives in America’ published

Thursday, 18 November 2021

The Royal Irish Academy has published a special Dictionary of Irish Biography (DIB) collection, Irish lives in America (November 2021).

Publications, Dictionary of Irish Biography

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