Irish Script on Screen: Digitising the Cathach of St Colum CilleMonday, 14 February 2022
Latest Library Blog post. A behind the scenes look at the digitisation of the Cathach of St Colum Cille for Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) by Anne Marie O’Brien, DIAS.
Tick tock goes the Library’s reading room clockFriday, 28 January 2022
Latest Library Blog post. Anita Cooper looks at the clock in the RIA reading room and its maker J. Booth & Son of Dublin.
George Boole celebrated at the Royal Irish AcademyTuesday, 17 August 2021
Latest Library Blog post. Emer Twomey looks at the celebrations in the RIA to mark the 100th anniversary of Boole’s The Laws of Thought.
My favourite item ...Friday, 2 July 2021
Latest Library Blog post. Assistant Librarian, Sophie Evans, shows us her favourite item from the Library's collections.
The Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy – an unfinished storyMonday, 31 May 2021
Latest Library Blog post. Dr Bernadette Cunningham looks at the development of the Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy.
Discover the Library’s Special CollectionsFriday, 30 April 2021
Latest Library Blog post. This month we invite you to explore the Library’s collections, take a look and see what you can find!
Pandora’s box: The re-discovery of the Cathach of Colum CilleSaturday, 27 March 2021
Latest Library Blog post. With launch of the new online exhibition we head back to 1813 and look at the circumstances surrounding the 're-discovery' of the sixth-century manuscript, the Cathach.
Drawing from the well - The Irish Traditional Music Archive inspiring new artThursday, 25 February 2021
Latest Library Blog post. Grace Toland of the Irish Traditional Music Archive, introduces us to a wonderful project connecting artists with archival song, music and dance collections and the new art it has inspired.
In pursuit of Arthur Brownlow’s Irish manuscriptsWednesday, 3 February 2021
Library Blog post. Dr Bernadette Cunningham traces some of the Irish manuscripts seen by Edward Lhuyd, Welsh antiquary and lexicographer, in 1699 when he visited Arthur Brownlow of Lurgan, County Armagh.
The art of prayer: A codicological analysis of two Academy manuscriptsWednesday, 30 December 2020
Latest Library Blog post. A look at two beautiful manuscripts at the end of a very strange year. We wish you all a safe and healthy New Year.
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