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Recording now available: Aoife Monks on Dion Boucicault

Tuesday, 8 March 2022

A public lecture by Dr Aoife Monks and panel discussion to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Dion Boucicault held on Thursday, February 24, 2022.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

'The future of media: experience, models, practice'

Friday, 14 May 2021

Watch our panel discussions on the future of media which was held on 6 May 2021

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

Irish launch for Ireland in the European eye at Goethe-Institut Irland

Friday, 8 November 2019

Celebrating the Irish launch of the book with a series of vlogs by the editors and contributors.

Publications, Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

'Women writing Ireland'

Friday, 22 February 2019

Listen to a panel discussion with four Irish women writers to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849).  

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

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

Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee, Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

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.

Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee, Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

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.

Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

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.

Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

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.

Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

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