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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25 February 1922: Publication of the ‘Free State’ Newspaper

Friday, 25 February 2022

Read Ciara Meehan's essay on 'The Propaganda War Over the Anglo-Irish Treaty' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Call for Nominations 2022 TÜBA Academy Prizes

Thursday, 24 February 2022

The Royal Irish Academy is invited to nominate outstanding scientists with original, leading and path-breaking works for each category of TÜBA Academy Prizes

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Academy Gold Medals recipients announced

Thursday, 24 February 2022

The President and Council of the Royal Irish Academy are delighted to announce the awarding of the 2021 Academy Gold Medals.

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

Turin Academy of Sciences 2022 Prizes

Thursday, 24 February 2022

The Turin Academy of Sciences invites nominations for their scientific prizes.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Royal Irish Academy journals are now hosted on Project MUSE

Friday, 18 February 2022

Readers can now access our journals on Project MUSE's cutting-edge platform. 


RIA Multidisciplinary Committees

Friday, 18 February 2022

Deadline extended to midnight, 27 February for applications for new members of multidisciplinary committees for the 2022 to 2026 term.

Membership, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Documenting DRI's CoreTrustSeal certification

Thursday, 17 February 2022

A new report published by the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) documents the work undertaken to achieve CoreTrustSeal certification.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Irish Script on Screen: Digitising the Cathach of St Colum Cille

Monday, 14 February 2022

Latest Library Blog post. A behind the scenes look at the digitisation of the Cathach of St Colum Cille for Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) by Anne Marie O’Brien, DIAS.

Library, Library Blog

Press Release: New funding of €1.725 million positions Ireland to lead in open research

Monday, 14 February 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland welcomes the announcement of Ireland's first national budget to advance open research practices.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Archaeology Research Grants and Archaeology Legacy Grants schemes open to applications

Friday, 11 February 2022

The 2022 Archaeology Research Grants and Legacy Grants schemes which offer opportunities for those carrying out archaeological research are open until 30 March.

Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards


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