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Winner of €10,000 Michel Déon Prize announced

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The winner of the inaugural Michel Déon Prize for non-fiction is Breandán Mac Suibhne for his book The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

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Michel Déon Prize Shortlist Announced

Friday, 5 October 2018

The six shortlisted titles for the inaugural Michel Déon Prize for non-fiction has been announced today.

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Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee - Our Work

Thursday, 6 April 2017

The committee has presented the following programme of events and activities which have been held at the Royal Irish Academy and elsewhere.

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Alan Hollinghurst in conversation with Carlo Gébler on Henry James as critic

Thursday, 9 February 2017

Alan Hollinghurst in conversation with Carlo Gébler on Henry James as critic at the Royal Irish Academy on 26 January 2017.

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Translating Anne Enright

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Anne Enright in discussion with European translators of her writing on European Day of Languages and International Translation Day.

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Response to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment’s ‘Draft Specification for Junior Cycle Modern Foreign Languages’

Thursday, 7 July 2016

A response to the NCCA with a focus on the rationale, aims, teaching and learning, evaluation of outcomes and other areas of concern.

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Report from the seminar Human Rights and Interpreting: the Irish Legal System

Friday, 5 February 2016

A report with synopses of speakers' contributions and recommendations.

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