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Documenting DRI's CoreTrustSeal certification

Thursday, 17 February 2022

A new report published by the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) documents the work undertaken to achieve CoreTrustSeal certification.

Digital Repository of Ireland

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.

Library, Library Blog

Press Release: New funding of €1.725 million positions Ireland to lead in open research

Monday, 14 February 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland welcomes the announcement of Ireland's first national budget to advance open research practices.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Archaeology Research Grants and Archaeology Legacy Grants schemes open to applications

Friday, 11 February 2022

The 2022 Archaeology Research Grants and Legacy Grants schemes which offer opportunities for those carrying out archaeological research are open until 30 March.

Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards

12 February 1922: The Nicholson Revival

Thursday, 10 February 2022

Read Andrew R. Holmes's essay on 'Popular Protestantism in Belfast' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Grangegorman Lives: Dr Conolly Norman

Tuesday, 8 February 2022

The next addition to our Grangegorman Lives series is Dr Conolly Norman (1853-1908), psychiatrist and RMS, Richmond District Lunatic Asylum (1886-1908).

Grangegorman Histories, Grangegorman Lives

Call for Papers 'Using the Atlas: Irish Historic Towns Atlas workshops'

Monday, 7 February 2022

The board of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas (IHTA) is inviting expressions of interest from researchers, teachers and practitioners who have used the Atlas in their work and would like to take part in a day of workshops...

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

6 February 1922: Pius XI Ascends to the Papacy

Sunday, 6 February 2022

Read Laura McAtackney's essay on 'Religion, Graffiti and Political Imprisonment' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

5 February 1922: Cumann na mBan Opposes the Anglo-Irish Treaty

Saturday, 5 February 2022

Read Marie Coleman's essay on 'Women Activists During the Civil War' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Téarma nua na gcoistí ildisciplíneacha 2022-2026

Friday, 4 February 2022

Tá iarratas á lorg ó bhaill coistí nua do coistí ildisciplíneacha an Acadaimh don téarma 2022- 2026.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Science Committees


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