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Ireland in the European Eye: pre-publication special offer

Friday, 3 May 2019

Ireland in the European Eye: pre-publication special offer to mark the 2019 Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend.

Publications

DIB entry of the day: Aífe

Thursday, 2 May 2019

To mark the 850th anniversary of the beginning of the Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland we are publishing the DIB biographies of some key figures associated with this pivotal event in Irish history. Yesterday we...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

DIB entry of the day: Richard de Clare ('Strongbow')

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

To mark the 850th anniversary of the beginning of the Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland we are publishing the DIB biographies of some key figures associated with this pivotal event in Irish history, starting today with...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Vaccination isn't a personal choice, it's a public one

Friday, 26 April 2019

The risk posed by not vaccinating is far greater than any risk associated with receiving a vaccine says the Royal Irish Academy's Life and Medical Sciences committee who wants to help the public make more informed...

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee

Boxing Ballymote

Thursday, 25 April 2019

This month's blog post is dedicated to the generous funders of conservation work on the Book of Ballymote. Thank you!

Library, Library Blog

DRI to co-host International Digital Data Curation conference 2020

Thursday, 25 April 2019

The 15th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) will be run by the Digital Curation Centre in partnership with the Digital Repository of Ireland.

Digital Repository of Ireland

DIB marks twenty-year anniversary of Mary Raftery’s ‘States of fear’

Thursday, 25 April 2019

To commemorate the twenty-year anniversary of the landmark documentary States of fear, which exposed endemic sexual, physical and psychological abuse in Ireland's industrial schools system, the Dictionary of Irish...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Sisters

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Listen back to our lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. 

Library

Ireland leaves the Commonwealth, 1949

Thursday, 18 April 2019

In April 1949 Ireland became a republic and left the Commonwealth. What did the Commonwealth think about it?

DIFP Blog

'Republic to Republic': A new Google exhibition by DIFP and UCD Archives on Ireland's international sovereignty from 1919 to 1949

Thursday, 18 April 2019

To mark the seventieth anniversary of Ireland becoming a republic, DIFP and UCD Archives have co-curated a new online exhibition on Irish sovereignty from 1919 to 1949.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

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