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New DIB 'missing person': Mary Young

Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Another fascinating missing person recently added to the DIB, Mary Young (aka Jenny Diver), was a thief from the north of Ireland who gained notoriety as head of a gang of pickpockets in early 1700s London....

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Vacancy: Services Officer

Tuesday, 3 March 2020

The Academy is seeking applications to fill the position of Services Officer (Permanent Post).

Vacancies

Inside 'A history of Ireland in 100 words': Caoch

Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Why can't the one-eyed man be king? Find out in today's entry on blindness, blemishing and being ‘blind drunk’!

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

Inside 'A history of Ireland in 100 words': Grá

Sunday, 1 March 2020

What exactly is a ‘love-spot’? Find out in today's entry on affairs of the heart.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

Inside 'A history of Ireland in 100 words': Cróga

Saturday, 29 February 2020

Why does this Cú Chulainn have apples spiked on his hair? Find out in today's entry on bravery, bloodiness and the infamous ‘warp spasm’!

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

A history of Ireland in 100 words is all over the city

Friday, 28 February 2020

Spot us on the citywide banners during Seachtain na Gaeilge

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

The IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land

Thursday, 27 February 2020

Insider perspectives on the 7 August 2019 approval session and key policy messages

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Thom 'The Diceman' McGinty: street performer and Dublin legend

Thursday, 27 February 2020

It is twenty-five years since the death of Thom McGinty: street performer and gay activist and icon, known to Dubliners as 'The Diceman'. 

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Call for experts for joint ALLEA-EASAC-FEAM project on “International health data transfer”

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Next month ALLEA, EASAC and FEAM will start a joint project on international health data transfer for research.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

ALLEA presents recommendations for sustainable data sharing in the humanities

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

This report provides key recommendations to make digital data in the humanities “Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable”

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

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