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EASAC Climate Change and Health Report Presented at Conferences in Ireland

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Professor Pat Goodman was recently invited to present on EASAC’s latest report at two major Irish conferences

Policy and International Relations, International Activities, Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Launch of 'Ireland: A voice among the nations'

Monday, 2 December 2019

On Wednesday 27 November the RIA's new illustrated history of Irish foreign affairs was launched by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney TD.

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Call for Nominations to the Holberg Committee 2020-2023

Monday, 2 December 2019

The Holberg Prize is an international research prize awarded annually for outstanding scholarly work in the humanities, social sciences, law and theology. 

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

A Harp made for the Bard of Erin – John Egan’s Enterprising Product Placement

Thursday, 28 November 2019

Thank you to Nancy Hurrell, our guest writer for this month's Library Blog post. 

Library, Library Blog

'The global politics of climate emergency'

Thursday, 28 November 2019

Call for papers for the 2020 International Affairs Conference, 'The global politics of climate emergency' which will take place on Wednesday, 29 April 2020.  

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs

DIB publishes new entry to celebrate Irish foreign affairs book launch

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

To mark the publication of Ireland: a voice among the nations by John Gibney, Michael Kennedy and Kate O'Malley, we are publishing the intriguing biography of Máire O'Brien who also features in the book. O'...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

'Revealing the past: archaeological excavation and research in Ireland'

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

If you did not manage to secure a place at this year’s sell-out seminar you can listen to it now.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology

The DRI’s Atlantic Philanthropies Digital Archive and Oral History Project. Can you help?

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Have any stories of successful PRTLI projects or graduates from the Atlantic funding period? DRI oral historian Bláithín Ní Chatháin would like your help with the ongoing research.

Digital Repository of Ireland

John Andrews MRIA

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

We remember John Andrews, MRIA, who died on Friday (15 November 2019) in Chepstow, Wales. Founding father of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas, historical geographer and renowned historian of Irish cartography, he was a...

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

'Housing and home, global and local: where are we now?’

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

We regret to announce that this event, which had been scheduled for Thursday 21 November 2019 at 3.00 p.m., has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. We apologise most sincerely for the...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee, Public Engagement


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