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Thomas Moore at 240!

Friday, 28 June 2019

In this month's Library blog post Harry White, MRIA, Professor of Music, University College Dublin, takes a look at our current exhibition Discovering Thomas Moore: Ireland in nineteenth-century Europe.

Library, Library Blog

Member Profile: Catherine Stanton

Friday, 28 June 2019

Catherine Stanton, senior principal research officer at Teagasc was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

Member Profile: Ivan Perry

Thursday, 27 June 2019

Professor Ivan Perry, epidemiologist was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

New DIB lives: cat burglar to the stars

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

This week we added thirty-nine new lives to the DIB online. One of the more intriguing is Peter Gulston, a notorious thief once cursed by Sophia Loren. Read our entry by Niav Gallagher below.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Member Profile: Olivia O'Leary

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Olivia O'Leary journalist, writer and current affairs presenter was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

Member Profile: Dáithí O’Ceallaigh

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Dáithí O'Ceallaigh, former Irish diplomat was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

Academy Gold Medals: call for nominations

Monday, 24 June 2019

In 2019 the Academy will award two Gold Medals: one in the Social Sciences and one in the Engineering Sciences.

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

Member Profile: Paul Moynagh

Monday, 24 June 2019

Paul Moynagh, an immunology-related researcher was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

An Update on the ALLEA Working Group on Science Education

Friday, 21 June 2019

The working group, through Ireland's Dr Cliona Murphy's leadership, will be submitting a statement on the status of climate change education in Europe to the European Commission.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Member Profile: Fearghal McGarry

Friday, 21 June 2019

Fearghal McGarry, modern Irish historian was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

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