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Brexit may damage science and research, warn academic groups

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Seven national Academies warn EU Referendum presents a challenge to maintaining excellence in research.

Policy and International Relations

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: The Agreement by Shane Cullen

Friday, 15 July 2016

This week we look at 'The Agreement' by Shane Cullen. A commemorative artwork, displaying 11,500 words of the British-Irish Peace Treaty of 1998.

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Publications

Tony Ryan: wizard of the skies

Friday, 15 July 2016

Ryan made and lost a fortune leasing aircraft before recovering it all by kick-starting low fares air travel.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Call for Experts “Soils at Risk”

Friday, 15 July 2016

EASAC are seeking nominations for the for new project “Soils at Risk”.

Policy and International Relations

Commemorating Casement with the Irish Air Corps

Thursday, 14 July 2016

On 14 July Michael was guest speaker at the Air Corps Airmen’s and Airwomen’s 1916 Commemorative Dinner which was held at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnell, Dublin.  

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

New lives added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography online

Thursday, 14 July 2016

The June 2016 supplement has been added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography (DIB) online. Consisting of 41 lives, most of whom died in the years 2009 and 2010. 

Dictionary of Irish Biography

DIFP gets a credit in Jamie Dornan’s new film ‘The Siege of Jadotville’

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Michael Kennedy of DIFP assisted Director Richie Smith build up the characters of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld and Irish diplomat Conor Cruise O’Brien.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

The idea of a republic: freedom and politcs

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Report published following Constitutional Conversation no. 4 of 6.

Ethical, Political, Legal, and Philosophical Studies Committee

57th plenary meeting of the European Research Council (ERC)

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

The Academy will be hosting the 57th plenary meeting of the European Research Council (ERC) from 10-12 October 2016.

Policy and International Relations

Launch of 'Safety at Sea Through War and Upheaval' exhibition

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

‘Safety at Sea through War and Upheaval’ – A joint RIA/Irish Lights exhibition.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

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