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Watch: Revealing the Past 2023

Friday, 19 January 2024

If you missed our biennial seminar on 4 December 2023, presenting a selection of recent discoveries from archaeological excavation funded by the National Monuments Service, related research funded by the National...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology

Autumn Archaeology Grants open, including new Archaeological Archives Research Grants scheme

Monday, 4 September 2023

The RIA, together with the National Monuments Service are delighted to welcome applications for the Archaeology Research Excavation Grants, Archaeology Legacy Grants scheme, Archaeological Research for World Heritage...

Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards, Archaeology Research Excavation Grant

Archaeology Research Grants and Archaeology Legacy Grants schemes open to applications

Friday, 11 February 2022

The 2022 Archaeology Research Grants and Legacy Grants schemes which offer opportunities for those carrying out archaeological research are open until 30 March.

Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards

Deadline extended for Archaeology Research Grants

Friday, 26 March 2021

The RIA, the National Monuments Service and the Historic Environment Division invites applications for Archaeology Research Grants scheme closing on Monday, 5 April 2021.

Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards

Autumn Archaeology Grants schemes open

Wednesday, 9 September 2020

Archaeology Research Excavation Grants,  Directed Archaeological Research for World Heritage Sites,  Archaeology Radiocarbon Dates Scheme now open for applications.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards, Archaeology Research Excavation Grant

Extended Deadline - Archaeology Research Grants and Radiocarbon dates

Monday, 6 April 2020

The deadline for these grant schemes has been extended until 14 April 2020 due to the current Covid-19 situation. 

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards

'Revealing the past: archaeological excavation and research in Ireland'

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

If you did not manage to secure a place at this year’s sell-out seminar you can listen to it now.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology

Archaeology Grants schemes open

Friday, 6 September 2019

Archaeology Research Excavation Grants,  Directed Archaeological Research for World Heritage Sites,  Archaeology Radiocarbon Dates Scheme now open for applications

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards, Archaeology Research Excavation Grant

Archaeology Research Grants 2019

Thursday, 30 May 2019

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce the awarding of six Archaeology Research grants, under this annual scheme which is run in partnership with the National Monuments Service.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

To mark the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the world renowned Eastern Tomb at Knowth, we are publishing free online our six books on Excavations at Knowth via the Digital Repository of Ireland.

Publications, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology, Public Engagement

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