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2024 Charlemont Grants announced

Thursday, 28 March 2024

This year, the Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce funding for fourteen early career researchers under the annual Charlemont Grants scheme.

Grants and Awards, Charlemount Grants

New DRI Member Case Study – RIA Publications

Wednesday, 27 March 2024

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to publish another information brochure in our Case Studies series. These studies offer an in-depth, detailed examination of some of the challenges facing our members...

Digital Repository of Ireland

New Collection in DRI – Cuimhneamh an Chláir / Clare Memories: Women’s Stories Collections

Tuesday, 26 March 2024

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is pleased to announce that a new collection – Clare Memories Oral History Collection – has been published in the Repository through Cuimhneamh an Chláir.  

Digital Repository of Ireland

Watch back: My Identity with Colin Davidson

Wednesday, 20 March 2024

Colin Davidson interviewed by Colin Graham as part of the My Identity series

ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

Annual Review 2023 published

Tuesday, 19 March 2024

Our latest Annual Review is now available to view or download online, in both Irish and English.

Membership, Public Engagement

Launch of new Library catalogue

Friday, 15 March 2024

To make the Library’s unique and distinct collections more accessible and searchable, we have moved our existing catalogue records to a new Library catalogue


Read St Patrick's highly arresting account of his own life

Wednesday, 13 March 2024

The Confessio website presents the Saint’s own account of his capture, slavery and mission in Ireland, translated into several languages.

Dictionary of Medieval Latin from Celtic Sources

New DRI Member: the University of Limerick

Tuesday, 12 March 2024

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce that the University of Limerick have joined as our latest member.

Digital Repository of Ireland


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