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Yvonne Buckley, MRIA: Population Ecologist

Friday, 4 September 2020

Professor Buckley's research deals with the ups and downs of populations as a population ecologist, looking at the natural world through a lens of numbers.

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Publication of Revised DRI Guidelines for Preparing Metadata

Thursday, 3 September 2020

DRI is pleased to announce that Dublin Core and the Digital Repository of Ireland Version 3 and Qualified Dublin Core and the Digital Repository of Ireland Version 2 have just been published, and are available in the...

Digital Repository of Ireland

DRI is pleased to announce the third year of the Community Archive Scheme

Thursday, 3 September 2020

As a repository for Ireland’s social and cultural data, DRI value the publication of a diversity of datasets and are offering free membership and all the related benefits as part of the DRI Community Archive Scheme.

Digital Repository of Ireland

DCLA’s Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association Archive Aggregated to Europeana

Thursday, 3 September 2020

DRI are pleased to announce that the Dublin City Library and Archives’ Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association Archive has been added to Europeana.

Digital Repository of Ireland

A short note on some sculptures

Monday, 31 August 2020

For this month's Library blog post we take a little look at some of the Academy's sculptures

Library, Library Blog

Discourse: US Elections Panel Discussion

Friday, 28 August 2020

Watch our panel discussion on the topic of the US Elections chaired by broadcaster Áine Lawlor as part of the 2020-21 Discourse Series sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran.

Membership, Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Emissions Trading System: Stop Perverse Climate Impact of Biomass by Radically Reforming CO2 Accounting Rules

Friday, 28 August 2020

EASAC calls upon the EU to introduce requirement that net carbon emissions from biomass power stations be properly accounted for and declared under the Emissions Trading System.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

New second-level teaching resource on Ireland and World War Two

Wednesday, 26 August 2020

This new teaching resource for second-level history uses original documents to explore Ireland's experience of the Second World War; the 'Emergency'.

Dictionary of Irish Biography, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Birds of Clare Island: Reed Bunting

Sunday, 23 August 2020

On Day 9 of Heritage Week we learn about a common resident on Clare Island, featuring in New Survey of Clare Island, vol. 9: Birds. 

Publications, New Survey of Clare Island

Birds of Clare Island: Yellowhammer

Saturday, 22 August 2020

On Day 8 of Heritage Week we introduce a species that is now extinct on Clare Island, featuring in New Survey of Clare Island, vol. 9: Birds. 

Publications, New Survey of Clare Island

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