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Jan Łukasiewicz, Professor of Mathematical Logic at the Royal Irish Academy

Monday, 7 November 2022

The latest library guest blog post by Dr Eoin Kinsella, Managing Editor, Dictionary of Irish Biography reflects on the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) exhibition about the life and career of Professor Jan Łukasiewicz (1878–...

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The Darley Collection deposited at The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI)

Thursday, 27 October 2022

The Darley Collection of eighteenth-century chimneypiece drawings are now under the long-term stewardship of the DRI.

Library, Digital Repository of Ireland

Sisters II lecture series

Tuesday, 18 October 2022

Sisters II continues the celebration of sisterhood by exploring the lives and achievements of another four families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. If you missed any of the lectures you can listen to them...


Culture Night returns to Academy House

Wednesday, 12 October 2022

A wonderful evening was had at Academy House celebrating Culture Night 2022, our first in-person Culture Night since 2019! We welcomed 550 visitors through the doors and there was plenty to see and hear.

Library, Publications, Dictionary of Medieval Latin from Celtic Sources, Digital Repository of Ireland, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Irish Historic Towns Atlas

Academy Research Open Day - The Library presents

Tuesday, 27 September 2022

Join us on 4 October to learn about the Library's collections and collaborations.


Update to RIA Library reading room services

Wednesday, 7 September 2022

Extension of opening hours beginning Friday, 30 September 2022


Provenance and annotations in Bertrand Russell’s Principles of Mathematics

Wednesday, 31 August 2022

The latest library guest blog post by Bill Mc Cormack, MRIA, explores the provenance of Bertrand Russell’s 1903 edition Principles of Mathematics (vol 1) and its annotations in the copy held at the Royal Irish Academy...

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Shelfmarks: a podcast series recording library collections

Monday, 8 August 2022

The latest library guest blog post by Zoë Comyns, RIA Podcaster in Residence, reflects on the Shelfmarks podcast series looking through the library collections to explore how people have written about and observed our...

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