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#LibraryLoversMonth February 2022 – highlights from #LibraryAtoZ on Twitter and Instagram

Wednesday, 16 March 2022

Latest Library Blog post. In February the Library participated in the Library Lovers Month social media campaign, here are the most popular activities and collections we highlighted.

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Update to RIA Library reading room services

Friday, 25 February 2022

Extension of opening hours beginning Monday, 28 February.

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Irish Script on Screen: Digitising the Cathach of St Colum Cille

Monday, 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.

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Tick tock goes the Library’s reading room clock

Friday, 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.

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Doegen Records Web Project deposited at the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI)

Thursday, 27 January 2022

The Doegen Records Web Project is now under the stewardship of the DRI. Tionscadal Gréasáin Cheirníní Doegen, The Doegen Records Web Project - Digital Repository of Ireland (dri.ie)

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RIA Library External Quality Review

Thursday, 16 December 2021

This report outlines the proceedings of the external quality review for the Royal Irish Academy Library.

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Colum Cille 1500: Téacsanna agus Traidisiúin / Columba 1500: Texts and Traditions

Wednesday, 1 December 2021

This series of Library Lunchtime Lectures was organised to celebrate the 1500th anniversary of the birth of St Colum Cille, in collaboration with Coiste Léann na Gaeilge, Litríocht na Gaeilge agus na gCultúr Ceilteach.

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Important notice in relation to Covid-19

Friday, 19 November 2021

Academy House is open subject to maximum occupancy levels. All visitors must present their digital Covid-19 Certificate.

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Library participation in OS200: digitally re-mapping Ireland's Ordnance Survey Heritage

Tuesday, 19 October 2021

The library's Ordnance Survey collection is featuring in a new IRC/AHRC funded project that will celebrate the bicentenary of the survey in Ireland in 2024. The RIA and DRI are participating partners with Professor...

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Virtual Tour of Academy House

Thursday, 9 September 2021

Join us on a virtual tour of Academy House and learn about the long history of the Royal Irish Academy, our wonderful and important Library collections and the history of the building which the Academy has called home...

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