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Holiday Opening Hours

Friday, 16 December 2022

Season's Greetings to all our members and friends!

Library, Publications

New DRI Collection: 1920s Intelligence Files of the Irish Republican Army

Thursday, 15 December 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce that we have a new collection from the Clare County Archives. 

Digital Repository of Ireland

DRI welcomes the Property Registration Authority as a new Member

Thursday, 15 December 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce that the Property Registration Authority (PRA) has joined DRI as our forty-fourth member.

Digital Repository of Ireland

North and South - What people think, told in graphs

Thursday, 8 December 2022

Results of Ipsos poll. All graphics are from The Irish Times

ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

8 December 1922: The Mountjoy executions

Thursday, 8 December 2022

Read Seán Enright's essay on "State Executions during the Irish revolution" on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

7 December 1922: Ulster opts out of the Irish Free State

Wednesday, 7 December 2022

Read Robert Lynch's article on "Partition and Power" on Century Ireland. 

Publications, Ireland 1922

6 December 1922: The Irish Free State constitution becomes law

Tuesday, 6 December 2022

Read Bill Kissane's article on "Defining Independence" on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Assessing the state of public opinion on the constitutional future of the island

Monday, 5 December 2022

Two polls, conducted simultaneously in Northern Ireland and the Republic, examined voters’ attitudes to a possible united Ireland and referendums on the issue.

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

DRI Announces Winner of 2023 Community Archive Scheme: Dublin Digital Radio

Friday, 2 December 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce the winners of the DRI Community Archive Scheme 2023 - Dublin Digital Radio (ddr). They are the ninth community group to win the award since DRI first ran...

Digital Repository of Ireland

2023 Archaeology Research Excavation Grants, Archaeology Legacy Grants and Directed Research for World Heritage Sites decisions

Friday, 2 December 2022

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce funding for six projects under the annual Archaeology Research Excavation Grants, Archaeology Legacy Grants and Directed Research for World Heritage Sites schemes.

Grants and Awards, Archaeology Research Excavation Grant

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