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IHTA towns of Anglo-Norman origin now available online

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Athlone, Carlingford, Carrickfergus, Fethard, Kilkenny, Mullingar, Sligo and Trim are freely availble to search or download.

Howard Clarke on 'the Viking town'

Monday, 9 January 2017

To compliment the Irish Historic Towns Atlas Online series we are producing short essays by experts on particular town types.

'A handsome donation'

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Celebrating 150 years of the Haliday Collection at the Royal Irish Academy #Haliday150 

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Young Chemist Prize 2016

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Call for submissions

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The Need for Social Sciences in Ireland

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Expert Statement from Royal Irish Academy Committee for Social Sciences Committee 

Biography of Irish Artist William Orpen (1878–1931)

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

This biography has been extracted from Art and Architecture of Ireland Volume V.

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Vacancy: Director, Digital Repository of Ireland

Monday, 19 December 2016

The call for applications for this post is now closed.

A Christmas Alphabet

Saturday, 17 December 2016

A Christmas rhyme from us to you. 

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Podcast: The Invention of Journalism

Friday, 16 December 2016

"Long before journalism had a name, Europe had a fully operative commercial news market, and newsmen had their own strongly felt code of ethics."

Your favourite artwork of 2016: Choose from our shortlist

Monday, 12 December 2016

Tell us your favourite artwork from 2016 and win a copy of Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

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