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Irish History Online – an invaluable listing of writings on Irish history

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

An essential resource for students and researchers of Irish history at all levels

Library, Library Blog

Another successful Culture Night here at Academy House!

Friday, 23 September 2016

This year we welcomed 1467 visitors through the doors and we had plenty for them to see and hear.

Library, Library Blog, Irish Historic Towns Atlas

The maps that keep on giving …

Friday, 26 August 2016

Ordnance Survey 6-inch maps (1833-46): Dr Patrick Duffy’s Heritage Week lecture at the RIA Library and more.

Library Blog

A Call to Arms

Friday, 1 July 2016

From the Reading Room - On the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme we take a look at the Library's collection of World War I recruitment posters

Library Blog, Library

Celebrating 500 years of the Book of Fenagh

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

From the Reading Room - Dr Bernadette Cunningham, Deputy Librarian, takes a trip to Co. Leitrim ahead of the 'Book of Fenagh 500 Festival'

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Rebellion and Expulsion

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

From the Reading Room - Our latest blog post looks at Eoin MacNeill, MRIA, and his expulsion from the Academy in 1916

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'A Rich and Gentle Mind' – Maud Joynt and the 1911 Census

Friday, 22 April 2016

From the Reading Room – A look at one of the first female staff members of the Academy

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My time as an intern in the RIA Library

Friday, 1 April 2016

From the Reading Room - Our Library Assistant (Intern) Sinead Noonan reflects on her time working with us.

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To be, to log, to blog …

Friday, 11 March 2016

From the Reading Room - A welcome from Academy Librarian Siobhán Fitzpatrick.

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