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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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Shelfmarks with Siobhán Mannion

Thursday, 18 November 2021

In episode 5 of Shelfmarks, Zoë Comyns explores the myth of Cessair and Fintan mac Bochra from the Leabhar Gabhála.

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Proceedings of the RIA 121C now available in print and online

Wednesday, 17 November 2021

Covering bloodletting, prehistoric hillforts, women in war and much more.

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New podcast series on Climate and Society in Ireland

Wednesday, 17 November 2021

Host Gill Plunkett explores the long view of climate change with some of the authors of Climate and Society in Ireland.

Publications, Climate and Society in Ireland

Reconstructing hydrological drought in Irish catchments (1850–2015)

Wednesday, 17 November 2021

In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, Simon Noone and Conor Murphy provide a first attempt to reconstruct historical river flows to examine hydrological drought in Ireland.

Publications, Publications Blog, Climate and Society in Ireland

Seeing the natural world: Comhbhá an Dúlra

Wednesday, 10 November 2021

In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, Máire Ní Annracháin examines the ecocritical spirit of modern Gaelic poetry.

Publications, Publications Blog, Climate and Society in Ireland

Shelfmarks with Manchán Magan

Thursday, 4 November 2021

This week on Shelfmarks imaginary islands, real books and Manchán Magan on the magical in betweenness of Irish. 

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ARINS podcast episode 5: Pulpit to Public

Thursday, 4 November 2021

In this episode, Gladys Ganiel and Philip McDonagh discuss church leaders' contributions to public debates about a post-Brexit island.

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

Poetry and climate change in Ireland 1600–1820

Wednesday, 3 November 2021

In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, Lucy Collins explores what poetry reveals about the evolving relationship between humans and their environment.

Publications, Publications Blog, Climate and Society in Ireland

Shelfmarks with Conor W. O'Brien

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

In this bonus episode of Shelfmarks guest writer Conor W. O'Brien tells us about the wolf in Ireland.

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Climate, weather and society in Ireland in the long eighteenth century

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

In today's blog on Climate and Society in Ireland, James Kelly describes the experience of the later phases of the Little Ice Age.

Publications, Publications Blog, Climate and Society in Ireland

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