The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann champions research. We identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. We support scholarship and promote awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. We believe that good research needs to be promoted, sustained and communicated. The Academy is run by a Council of its members. Membership is by election and considered the highest academic honour in Ireland.

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Statement in support of Ukraine, its citizens and academics

Wednesday, 16 March 2022

Today, the President of the Royal Irish Academy has released a statement in support of Ukraine, its citizens and academics. The statement is a response to the ongoing military incursion by Russia into the country and...

Membership, Policy and International Relations, International Activities

It's not all about snakes...

Wednesday, 16 March 2022

Wishing you a happy St Patrick's Day with a special book offer.

Publications, Dictionary of Medieval Latin from Celtic Sources

Grangegorman Lives: Dr Noel Browne

Wednesday, 16 March 2022

The next instalment in our Grangegorman Lives series is Dr Noel Browne (1915-1997) physician and politician remembered for his role as Minister for Health in the eradication of TB and his controversial proposal of the ‘...

Grangegorman Histories, Grangegorman Lives

Funding for 16 Charlemont Projects awarded

Wednesday, 16 March 2022

The RIA is delighted to announce that 16 Charlemont Projects have been funded under the 2021/2022 iteration of the scheme.

Grants and Awards, Charlemount Grants

#LibraryLoversMonth February 2022 – highlights from #LibraryAtoZ on Twitter and Instagram

Wednesday, 16 March 2022

Latest Library Blog post. In February the Library participated in the Library Lovers Month social media campaign, here are the most popular activities and collections we highlighted.

Library, Library Blog

Archiving Reproductive Health Pilot Collections now online

Monday, 14 March 2022

Following an online launch on International Women’s Day 2022, a series of pilot collections for the Archiving Reproductive Health project can now be viewed on the Digital Repository of Ireland. 

Digital Repository of Ireland

DPASSH 2022: Digital Preservation of Religious Collections: Conversations and Collaborations

Monday, 14 March 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to host DPASSH 2022, the biennial ‘Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities’ conference.

Digital Repository of Ireland

DRI Welcomes the Discovery Programme as New Member

Monday, 14 March 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce that the Discovery Programme: Centre for Archaeology and Innovation Ireland has joined DRI as our 38th member. 

Digital Repository of Ireland

Expanding the Reach of Archival Collections

Monday, 14 March 2022

The Archives and Records Association (ARA) Ireland is running several exciting social media campaigns throughout 2022 to promote archives, their contents, and the work of archivists. These archive outreach campaigns are...

Digital Repository of Ireland

Science supports new and improved cancer screening programmes, say EU advisors

Friday, 11 March 2022

There is a strong scientific basis for introducing life-saving screening programmes in EU member states for both lung cancer and prostate cancer, according to experts advising the European Commission ahead of an...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities


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