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New Reports by EASAC On the Circular Economy

Thursday, 1 December 2016

The development of a Circular Economy is critical to the EU. EASAC have just launched two important reports for policymakers on this issue.

Policy and International Relations

Ireland and India: Shared Connections

Thursday, 1 December 2016

On 1 December Kate gave a talk to the members of the Chester Beatty Library. 

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

DIFP X (1951-7)

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Launched by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charles Flanagan TD

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Translating Anne Enright

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Anne Enright in discussion with European translators of her writing on European Day of Languages and International Translation Day.

Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

Statement on the Publication of the Report of the STEM Education Review Group

Thursday, 24 November 2016

‘Stem Education in the Irish School System – Analysis and Recommendations’

Policy and International Relations, STEM Education

DIFP X on the radio

Sunday, 20 November 2016

DIFP on Talking History

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

‘Ireland’s memory, Ireland’s discovery'

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, T.D. to officially launch the CONUL Strategy 2016–2019 on Tuesday 22 November


Research, innovation and collaboration

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Irish universities are making a direct social and economic impact with their innovative research. 

Grants and Awards

IHTA Galway/Gaillimh launch

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, no. 28, Galway/Gaillimh by Jacinta Prunty and Paul Walsh was launched by President Higgins in Galway City Museum on 1 November 2016.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

Leaders in Higher Education Address

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Tom Boland, former Chief Executive of the HEA delivers annual Leaders in Higher Education Address to the Royal Irish Academy.

Policy and International Relations


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