The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann champions research. We identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. We support scholarship and promote awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. We believe that good research needs to be promoted, sustained and communicated. The Academy is run by a Council of its members. Membership is by election and considered the highest academic honour in Ireland.

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Saturday, 13 August 2022

Read Terence Dooley's article on the Irish Revolution and Country House burnings on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Friday, 12 August 2022

Read Eunan Ó Halpin's essay on the fading of Arthur Griffith on Century Ireland. 

Publications, Ireland 1922

Nominations open for the Office of RIA President

Thursday, 11 August 2022

The RIA is governed by its President and Council who, in accordance with the founding Charter, are elected by the Members at a general meeting held in the spring of each year. The term of the current President, Dr Mary...


Watch the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2022

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

Dr Priyanka Ganguly is awarded the 2022 Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize for best PhD thesis in Ireland in an online ceremony on Thursday 28 July 2022.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

Tuesday, 9 August 2022

Read Fionnuala Walsh's essay on ordinary life in extraordinary times on Century Ireland. 

Publications, Ireland 1922

Tuesday, 9 August 2022

Read Joanna Bruck and Damian Sheils' essay on Landscapes of counter-memory on Century Ireland. 

Publications, Ireland 1922

Shelfmarks: a podcast series recording library collections

Monday, 8 August 2022

The latest library guest blog post by Zoë Comyns, RIA Podcaster in Residence, reflects on the Shelfmarks podcast series looking through the library collections to explore how people have written about and observed our...

Library, Library Blog

3 August 1922: The Abandoned Tailteann Games

Wednesday, 3 August 2022

Read Paul Rouse's essay on sport, nationality and partition on Century Ireland. 

Publications, Ireland 1922

SAPEA Call for Nomination of Experts: Towards Sustainable Food Consumption

Wednesday, 3 August 2022

SAPEA are seeking experts to sit on a new SAPEA Working Group on ’Towards Sustainable Food Consumption’.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

RIA author John Gibney at Milwaukee Irish Festival

Tuesday, 2 August 2022

If you are in Milwaukee this August, join historian and RIA author John Gibney for three talks as part of the Festival's Hedge School.

Publications, Ireland 1922


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