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What’s in a name? Seán Ó Maoil Chonaire and the Book of Ballycummin ~ RIA MS 23 N 10

Friday, 1 February 2019

This month's Blog post looks at the Book of Ballycummin, the subject of our 4th Irish Manuscripts Conference taking place 7-8 March. 

Library, Library Blog

Call for Nominations: Global Sustainable Development Report

Friday, 1 February 2019

Reviewers needed for the 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

The Royal Irish Academy-Royal Society International Exchange Cost Share Programme now open

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

The Royal Irish Academy - Royal Society International Exchange Cost Share Programme is designed to enable international collaboration within the natural sciences, by providing the marginal costs of research.

Grants and Awards, Royal Irish Academy-Royal Society International Exchange Cost Share Programme

Dr Xinxin Xiao wins Kathleen Lonsdale Prize 2018

Monday, 28 January 2019

Dr. Xinxin Xiao, a PhD graduate of University Limerick, has been selected as this year’s winner of the Royal Irish Academy’s Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize, sponsored by Henkel. 

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

New Publications from the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities

Monday, 28 January 2019

Three new publications based on the outstanding work of the ALLEA Working Group “Truth, Trust and Expertise”.

Policy and International Relations

'Women in government: four Tanaisti in conversation'

Friday, 25 January 2019

View our discourse marking the centenary of the 1918 parliamentary elections online now.

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

DIFP and the centenary of the first Dáil

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

A round-up of a few things we have produced of relevance to the centenary of the first Dáil Éireann.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Michael MacWhite and the Sinn Féin delegation in Paris, 1919-21

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

In 1919 the first Dáil sent a delegation to Paris to lobby the post-WW1 peace conference to recognize Irish independence, and in later life one of its members set down his recollections.

DIFP Blog

Academy of Sciences of Turin Prizes

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Two prizes are being awarded in 2019:  The “Angiola Gili and Cataldo Agostinelli International Prize” and The “Ferrari Soave International Prize”.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Thirty-nine new lives added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Thirty-nine lives were added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography online in December 2018, our eighteenth online update.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

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