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Representations of Jews in Irish Literature – Podcasts

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Listen back to lectures by Dr Barry Montgomery and Dr Rióna Ní Fhrighil on Jews and Jewishness in Irish literature 

The DIB and the Haliday Collection – Henry Burnell and the Guild of St Anne

Monday, 6 February 2017

The Haliday collection holds over 200 documents from the Guild of St. Anne; a selection are currently on display as part of the Library's exhibition 'Dublin Documents: highlights from Charles Haliday's manuscript...


The Annals of Connacht: a unique sixteenth-century manuscript

Friday, 3 February 2017

From the Reading Room - in our latest blog post Dr Bernadette Cunningham looks at an important chronicle of Irish history 


The Book of Uí Mhaine Library Conference, 2-3 March 2017

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

The third conference in our series on major Gaelic medieval manuscripts explores the fourteenth-century Book of Uí Mhaine

Charles Haliday, "an early riser", and the RIA Library

Thursday, 19 January 2017

'Dublin Documents', a Library exhibition highlighting items from the Haliday collection, will run from 9 January to 5 May 2017. 


'A handsome donation'

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Celebrating 150 years of the Haliday Collection at the Royal Irish Academy #Haliday150 


A Christmas Alphabet

Saturday, 17 December 2016

A Christmas rhyme from us to you. 


Podcast: The Invention of Journalism

Friday, 16 December 2016

"Long before journalism had a name, Europe had a fully operative commercial news market, and newsmen had their own strongly felt code of ethics."

Remembering Hugh O’Neill 1616-2016

Monday, 5 December 2016

It was a full house for our library seminar commemorating the 'Great O'Neill'

CONUL Strategy 2016-2019

Friday, 2 December 2016

'Ireland's memory, Ireland's discovery, 2016-2019' was launched at Academy House


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