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Shelfmarks: St Brigid's Day Special

Monday, 31 January 2022

In this special episode, Zoë Comyns delves into the Academy collections for traces of Brigid in the recordings of the Doegen archive.


Calling all transformative innovators

Friday, 28 January 2022

The deadline for receipt of applications for the 2022 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards is Friday, 28 January at 17:00

Grants and Awards, US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

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.

Library, Library Blog

Dr Priyanka Ganguly wins Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2022

Friday, 28 January 2022

Dr Priyanka Ganguly, a recent PhD graduate of the Institute of Technology Sligo, has been awarded the 2022 Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize for the best chemistry PhD thesis in Ireland. This prestigious prize is...

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

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 (

Library, Digital Repository of Ireland

Deirdre Madden MRIA: Professor of Law

Wednesday, 26 January 2022

Professor Madden’s work is driven by the endless diversity and topicality of the issues that arise in the intersection of health law, medicine and ethics.

Members Research Series, Public Engagement

IAP Elections 2022 – Call for Candidates

Tuesday, 25 January 2022

The IAP is now inviting nominations for the IAP Board.

Policy and International Relations

25 January 1922: Premiere of Swan Hennesy’s Second String Quartet, Paris

Tuesday, 25 January 2022

Read Harry White's essay on 'Art Music and the Struggle for Independence' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

21 January 1922: The Irish Race Congress

Friday, 21 January 2022

Read Darragh Gannon's essay on 'Global Ireland' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

'Debating the Future of the Defence Forces'

Thursday, 20 January 2022

Report of a seminar on the Commission on the Defence Forces, 7 April 2021

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs


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