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Provenance and annotations in Bertrand Russell’s Principles of Mathematics

Wednesday, 31 August 2022

The latest library guest blog post by Bill Mc Cormack, MRIA, explores the provenance of Bertrand Russell’s 1903 edition Principles of Mathematics (vol 1) and its annotations in the copy held at the Royal Irish Academy...

Library, Library Blog

SPUR student, Kevin Comiskey in the IHTA

Wednesday, 31 August 2022

Maynooth University history student, Kevin Comiskey, gives an account of his six weeks as a SPUR student in the Irish Historic Towns Atlas project.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

Grangegorman Histories: Dublin Festival of History podcast launch

Tuesday, 30 August 2022

As part of the Dublin Festival of History, Grangegorman Histories will launch ‘Instituting Grangegorman’ a podcast sharing the history of the original Richmond Lunatic Asylum building, now the recently restored TU...

Grangegorman Histories

Friday, 26 August 2022

Read Brian Hanley's essay on State Terror on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

RIA Multidisciplinary Committees 2022-2026

Wednesday, 24 August 2022

The Academy is delighted to announce the new multidisciplinary committee members for the 2022-2026 term.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Science Committees

Revealing Grangegorman – 70 metre artwork inspired by the site’s history begins installation

Wednesday, 24 August 2022

A 70 metre long artwork is currently being hand painted in Grangegorman to represent details of the stories of patients and staff throughout the site's 200+ years.

Grangegorman Histories

IHTA Heritage Week events 2022

Tuesday, 23 August 2022

For the first time in three years, the Irish Historic Towns Atlas (IHTA) were part of a number of in-person and online events for Heritage Week 2022.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

17 August 1922: The disbandment of the Royal Irish Constabulary

Wednesday, 17 August 2022

Read Brian Hughes essay on Southern Irish Loyalist experiences of migration on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

A retirement and a new face at the Dictionary of Irish Biography

Tuesday, 16 August 2022

Having worked with the Dictionary of Irish Biography since 1995, Dr James Quinn has retired as Managing Editor. His successor, Dr Eoin Kinsella, has previously worked with the RIA on a number of projects.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Research Data Alliance Educational Videos Showcase

Tuesday, 16 August 2022

Through the Research Data Alliance (RDA) Ireland national node, the Digital Repository of Ireland and the National Library of Ireland (NLI) collaborated on the production of a suite of educational videos on topics...

Digital Repository of Ireland


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