The pictorical map, subject of Renaissance Galway: delineating the seventeenth-century city by Paul Walsh was the subject of a seminar dedicated to the map and celebrated at the launch by Cllr Denis Lyons,...
On 13 October 2019 John Henry Newman, cardinal and founder of the Catholic University of Ireland (now UCD), will be canonised by Pope Francis. To mark this occasion, we are publishing the DIB's Newman entry by...
Our Managing Editor tells us about the two covers of A history of Ireland in 100 words
The fossilised bones of a tiny amphibian-like creature that scurried around the shores of County Clare 325 million years ago have been discovered.
In the second of the series, Jerry Horgan, TSSG Infrastructure Manager, WIT, discusses the case for national research data centres.
A new series of RIA lunchtime lectures on the immense achievements of Thomas Moore commences on Wednesday 9 October with a talk by Professor Harry White MRIA. Read White's comprehensive DIB entry on Moore.
Discover the origins of the words 'airgead', 'punt' and 'pingin' in our book A history of Ireland in 100 words
A King of Prussia, a Russian Grand Duke, an Indian Princess — and Thomas Moore — Ireland in Europe in 1821.Tuesday, 8 October 2019
For this month's Library blog post Librarian, Siobhán Fitzpatrick, takes a look at a very special new addition to our collections.
A call has been issued by Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei in Rome, Italy for the 2020 Antonio Feltrinelli Prizes.
Public lecture by Sara Day Thomson of the Digital Preservation Coalition.
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