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19 January 1922: Dedication of the John Nicholson Statue, Lisburn

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Read Michael Silvestri's essay 'Ireland and Empire' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

DRI Becomes a Member of the Irish Museums Association

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) has become a member of the Irish Museums Association (IMA). 

Digital Repository of Ireland

16 January 1922: The ‘Surrender of Dublin Castle’

Sunday, 16 January 2022

Read Martin Maguire's essay 'Administering Ireland' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

RIA White Paper, 'Better together: Knowledge co-production for a sustainable society'

Tuesday, 11 January 2022

The RIA white paper, ‘Better together: Knowledge co-production for a sustainable society’, provides an overview of knowledge co-production for sustainability and environmental research in Ireland; highlights the...

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

The Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2022

Tuesday, 11 January 2022

Deadline extended to 14 January for applications to the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2022. This prize awards the most outstanding Irish PhD thesis in the general area of the Chemical Sciences.

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

7 January 1922: The Ratification of the Anglo-Irish Treaty

Friday, 7 January 2022

Read Richard Bourke's essay 'Political Thought in Revolutionary Ireland' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

ARINS podcast episode 7: The Centrality of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference

Thursday, 6 January 2022

In this episode of the ARINS podcast, Etain Tannam and Rory Montgomery reflect on the British-Irish Relationship.

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

4 January 1922: The Treaty Debates

Tuesday, 4 January 2022

Read Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid's essay on 'The Politics of Emotions' on Century Ireland.

Ireland 1922

New collection publication from An Post Museum and Archive

Tuesday, 4 January 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce that An Post Museum and Archive has published its latest collection on the Repository –the ‘Post early for Christmas posters’ collection.

Digital Repository of Ireland

'Ireland 1922' on RTÉ's Century Ireland

Saturday, 1 January 2022

50 essays exploring a year that transformed Ireland available for online reading.

Publications, Ireland 1922


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