Caroline Herschel – ‘Comet-searcher’Monday, 25 June 2018
First in our Blog post series on five Honorary Members featured in our exhibition 'Prodigies of learning: Academy women in the nineteenth century.' This month we look at Caroline Herschel.
Not just bricks & mortarMonday, 28 May 2018
Latest Library Blog post: A short film about the Royal Irish Academy Library
The artist and the presidentsWednesday, 28 March 2018
The latest Library Blog post highlights the works of artist Sarah Purser at Academy House.
Printed books in Irish in the Royal Irish Academy LibraryWednesday, 28 February 2018
The latest Library blog post looks at our collection of Irish language books.
A French art historian in IrelandFriday, 26 January 2018
Latest Library Blog post. Peter Harbison, MRIA, looks at the works of art historian and archaeologist Françoise Henry, MRIA, the subject of our current exhibition Françoise Henry and the history of Irish art
Researching our medieval Irish manuscripts: impact of digitisationTuesday, 28 November 2017
Irish Script on Screen has opened up a world of manuscripts for scholars - the latest Library Blog post looks at how digitisation has contributed to the study of manuscripts.
Table-Turning: a Victorian fadTuesday, 24 October 2017
This month’s Library Blog post delves into our nineteenth-century pamphlets to get readers into the spirit of Halloween.
Beranger's painted people - himself and othersTuesday, 26 September 2017
Dr Peter Harbison, MRIA, takes a closer look at Gabriel Beranger's watercolours in the latest Library blog post.
Learning to read Irish text, 1727Thursday, 24 August 2017
Learning to read Irish manuscripts is a first step to perpetuating the scholarly tradition cultivated by eighteenth-century Irish scribes and scholars. Latest blog post by Bernadette Cunningham, Deputy Librarian.
‘This is a song a robin sang , this morning on a broken tree’Thursday, 27 July 2017
In memoriam Francis Ledwidge, 1887-1917. The latest Library blog post, written by Siobhán Fitzpatrick.
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