Dr Charles Dillon of the Academy’s Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge considers hermits, hermitage and the lonely life as manifested in Irish literature and language over the centuries.
Library Blog post. After a visit to the Library last year, Kathleen Reen was inspired to learn more about how the old scribes made ink. Follow Kathleen on her journey.
A fond farewell to our esteemed colleague, Siobhán Fitzpatrick, we wish her a long and happy retirement.
The First Seanad Éireann, women and the Senate Casket — Irishwomen appeal to a spirit of patriotism.Tuesday, 31 March 2020
This month's Library Blog post by Academy Librarian, Siobhán Fitzpatrick.
For this month’s Library blog post, Dr John Gibney, Assistant Editor with the Royal Irish Academy's Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series, looks at an important seventeenth-century document from our collections.
This month's Library Blog post looks at the sixteenth-century Irish law manuscript from the Academy collection currently on display in Galway City Museum.
This is the first in a series of posts exploring printers’ devices in the early printed books of the library’s collections.
Wishing all our members and friends a very Happy Christmas and New Year.
This lecture series accompanies the Library's exhibition Discovering Thomas Moore: Ireland in nineteenth-century Europe
On 3 December the family of Professor Kevin Carroll, MRIA (1926-2016) presented the Academy with his signed first-edition copy of Finnegans Wake. We are delighted to receive this new addition to the...
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