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Winners announced 2022 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Friday, 27 May 2022

The 2022 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards – a joint initiative of the Royal Irish Academy and the American Chamber of Commerce, Ireland (AmCham) - were announced at the AmCham annual dinner on Friday, 20 May 2022...

Grants and Awards, US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Launch of IHTA Dungarvan, Rathmines and Drogheda

Thursday, 26 May 2022

A combined launch of recent Irish Historic Towns Atlas publications took place in Academy House on 19 May 2022 at the and of a day of workshops. 

Publications, Irish Historic Towns Atlas

Call for applications: European fund for displaced scientists

Thursday, 26 May 2022

ALLEA is officially launching the call for applications for the European Fund for Displaced Scientists (EFDS). This call pertains to Funding Line 1 of the EFDS, set up to support academic institutions in Europe that are...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

25 May 1922: The First Anniversary of the Burning of the Custom House

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Read Lisa Godson's essay on ‘Uniforms, Collectivity and Authority' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Using the Atlas: IHTA Workshops 2022

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

For the first time since 2019, the annual Irish Historic Towns Atlas (IHTA) meeting was held in Academy House, as well as a first hybrid event. Ten years on from Reading the maps publication, speakers were selected from...

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Educational Resources

Explore Grangegorman's Histories

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Explore Grangegorman’s Histories with a series of short introductory articles uncovering the histories of Grangegorman. 

Grangegorman Histories

Archiving Reproductive Health: New Collections

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

The Archiving Reproductive Health project at the Digital Repository of Ireland is publishing a new set of collections on the 4th anniversary of the referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment, 25 May 2022.

Digital Repository of Ireland

22 May 1922: The Forcible Hair Cutting of the Cullen Sisters of Keenaghan, Co. Tyrone

Sunday, 22 May 2022

Read Mary McAuliffe's essay on ‘Gendered Violence Against Women' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Launch of Impact 2030: Ireland's new research and innovation strategy

Friday, 20 May 2022

President, Royal Irish Academy welcomes launch of Impact 2030: Ireland's new research and innovation strategy 

Policy and International Relations

Watch back the TU Dublin ‘Stages of Memory’ online series of talks

Thursday, 19 May 2022

In April and May 2022, TU Dublin Conservatoire presented three Thursday talks by leading experts in the histories of Grangegorman. 'Stages of Memory' is supported by Grangegorman Histories.

Grangegorman Histories


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