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Máirtín Ó Cadhain's new dictionary launched

Friday, 18 June 2021

A new online dictionary of over half a million words written by the celebrated Irish author Máirtín Ó Cadhain gives a snapshot of Gaeltacht life.

Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

New webinar series from the Digital Repository of Ireland now available on DARIAH-Campus

Thursday, 17 June 2021

DARIAH-EU and the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) are thrilled to announce that the first thematic collection in a series of webinars from the DRI is now available on the DARIAH-Campus website

Digital Repository of Ireland

Divided Lives: How to Build a Deliberative Democracy for Northern Ireland

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

In today's ARINS blog, Jane Suiter discusses the possibility of having an all-island citizens’ assembly in advance of a future referendum.

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

Vaccine Questions Ep6: Vaccine solidarity with Dr Siobhán O'Sullivan

Monday, 14 June 2021

In episode six Dick chats to Dr Siobhán O’Sullivan, Chief Bioethic Officer at the Department of Health about the difficult decisions officials and individuals must grapple with in this pandemic and the values and...

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee

Watch: Better Together: knowledge co-production for a sustainable society

Friday, 11 June 2021

Symposium exploring how the Irish research system can increase the impact of sustainability research through co-production of knowledge

Social Sciences Committee, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Watch back: 'A history of Ireland in 100 words: language into lives'

Thursday, 10 June 2021

Did you miss the event with RIA authors of A history of Ireland in 100 words? Watch it here.

Publications

Watch Peatlands: a climate solution

Thursday, 10 June 2021

In the fifth in this series of Climate Conversations, Dr Florence Renou-Wilson discussed the role Irish peatlands can play in climate mitigation.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Grangegorman Lives: Thomas Lambert Synnott

Thursday, 10 June 2021

This pairing in our Grangegorman Lives series demonstrate how different lives can intersect and impact one another. The lives of Thomas Lambert Synnott and Margaret Louisa Aylward, both born in 1810, intersect in...

Publications, Grangegorman Histories, Grangegorman Lives

Grangegorman Lives: Margaret Louisa Aylward

Thursday, 10 June 2021

The next pairing in our Grangegorman Lives series demonstrate how very different lives can intersect and impact one another. The lives of Margaret Louisa Aylward and Thomas Lambert Synnott, both born in 1810, intersect...

Publications, Grangegorman Histories, Grangegorman Lives

Artworks to mark the feast of Colm Cille

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

The artworks were commissioned as part of the Colm Cille 1500 commemoration and were received in Academy House today.

Library, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Coiste Léann na Gaeilge, Litríocht na Gaeilge agus na gCultúr Ceilteach

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